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Funeral of a Soldier (4 of 5)
Series: Funeral Services
On behalf of the family, I want to take a moment to welcome you to our service today. We are here today to celebrate the life of Sgt.________. _________ was born in ______________ on August 13 in ______ and he was killed in the line of duty, serving his country and protecting our freedom on June 2, _____. Death is not the end; rather it is only the beginning of eternity. The passing of a loved one is often unexpected and always difficult. But my prayer is that the peace of God would be real in your heart and life today. Paul wrote in Philippians that ''the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.'' Jesus Himself said in the Gospel of John, ''Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful.'' On behalf of the family, I would like to say a special thank you to you all for being here today. Will you pray with me please? Prayer
Song- ''American Soldier''
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness,
For His name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows. Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Song- ''I'm Already Home''
Jesus says in John 15:13, ''Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends…'' ______ not only laid down his life for his friends, he laid down his life for strangers. He laid down his life for the cause of free ...
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