Sermon illustrations: Patriotism

Quotes for Memorial Day

“However horrible the incidents of war may be, the soldier who is called upon to offer and to give...

Quotes on Liberty

“The Constitution was never meant to prevent people from praying; its declared purpose was to...

The Washington Monument Message

Every day when the sun rises over Washington DC, its first rays fall on the eastern side of the...

I Give You the Flag

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the flag That flew over valley forge Was torn in two by the gray...

Congress on the Bible

In 1854 The United States Congress said, “The Congress of the United States recommends and approves...

A Godly Government

After decades of service to his country in both war and peace, George Washington completed his...

The Secret of America’s Greatness

French writer Alexis de Tocqueville, after visiting America in 1831, said “I sought for the...

Triumph Requires Sacrifice

During World War II a young soldier named David Webster of Easy Company of the 101st Airborne wrote...

Morality and Liberty

“And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a...

He Gave for Us

A chaplain was ministering to a soldier in the hospital and said, “You have lost an arm in the...

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The following words are inscribed on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier: “HERE RESTS IN HONORED GLORY...

The Canteen at North Platte

Ten days after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, residents of North Platte, Nebraska heard a...

Patriotism Survey

When asked how well the word patriotic describes them, the following percentages of Americans...

The Embassy Building

One of our ambassadors to a foreign country said, “You have invited me to tell you about the duties...

Yes, I Am under God!

I live under His heavens,The nations are under His authority,My destiny is under His direction,My...

All 50 States Acknowledge God in Their State Constitutions

Here are excerpts from all fifty state constitutions: Alabama “We the people of the State of...

Marrying a Veteran

Sign posted in the Army recruiting office: “Marry a veteran, girls. He can cook, make beds, sew,...

Americans Are Free

The Fourth of July weekend was approaching, and Miss Pelham, the nursery school teacher, took the...

Which Service?

A little 7-year-old boy named Alex was staring at a large plaque in the church foyer. The plaque...

Abraham Lincoln on Answering Critics

When an army officer asked President Lincoln if he could write an article defending the...

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