The Cost Of Freedom

“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.”
‭‭John‬ ‭15:13‬

Since America’s struggle for independence from Britain till today, countless men and women have answered the call of duty to serve in the U.S. military.  They have performed a tremendous service that cannot be repaid.

Some have made the ultimate sacrifice… giving their life for the cause of freedom.  They gave their life so others may live.

Maybe you are the loved one or a friend of someone who has died for our country. If so, you too, have made a sacrifice that many cannot imagine.

Jesus recognized such a sacrifice in John 15:13 when he said, “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” The

On this Memorial Day, let’s remember the courageous men and women who have given their lives to ensure our freedom. May their patriotism and their love for God and country inspire us to do something selfless for our fellow man. 

Let us never forget the sacrifice that Jesus made on the cross at Calvary. Jesus ultimately set us free from the bondage of sin. Through His death and resurrection we can live confidently knowing that we inherit eternal life in Heaven.

Have you thanked God for giving us Jesus? Have you thanked God for giving us men and women who boldly serve our country? We are blessed by God to live in a country with liberty and justice for all.


Lord, we thank You for giving us our freedom. You love us so much that You sent Your Son to die for us. Your precious gift of salvation is the greatest blessing of all.

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