We want to take a moment and reflect with you on what God has done for our great country. He has given us a country that allows us the freedom to go anywhere and sing about our faith in the Lord Jesus. God’s hand has guided this country’s development. It began with the Puritans, whose pursuit was to live a godly life, to our founding fathers who established a nation on biblical principles that allowed freedom for its citizens like the world had never seen!!
However, we must remember that freedom has come with a very heavy price. The Puritans suffered tremendous hardships all the while staying faithful to the cause of Christ. Our forefathers risked persecution and death when they declared their independence. Our precious men and women in uniform, and soldiers of America’s past, have faithfully served this country in harms way and many have given their very lives. Remember, freedom is not free! One can hardly imagine anything more deserving of admiration and respect. Yet there is…
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life (John 3:16).” Freedom has a price. Freedom from the deserved wrath of God, for our sins, cost God the loss of His One and Only Son, Jesus Christ. He took on our sin and endured the full force of Almighty God’s punishment for those sins. Our Savior gladly shed His life’s blood for our ultimate freedom.
We encourage you, this Fourth of July holiday, to thank God for this wonderful country He has given us.Thank Him for the men and women who are serving now and for those veterans who have served in the past. Most importantly, thank Him for the gift of His Precious Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. May American citizens continue to declare our Independence and, at the same time, declare our absolute DEpendence on God!!!
We’ll see you down the road….