[Originally published in May 2009, Chuck Colson's essay on Memorial Day remains as timeless as it was when he first wrote it. Though the occasion is a U.S. holiday, Colson's application of biblical truth is universal.]
This Memorial Day we remember those brave men and women who gave their lives in defense of our most precious freedoms.
And we would do well to pray for the members of our armed forces who are placing their lives on the line even as I speak. They long to accomplish their mission and return home to their loved ones. Above all, they yearn for peace. Read more: Yearning for Peace: The Human Heart and Memorial Day - Christian News, Commentary