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7 Bible Verses for US Veterans and Soldiers

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November 11, 2013|11:14 pm

1. Joshua 1:9

"…Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."

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Soldiers in Operation Iraqi Freedom.


2. Psalms 33:20-22

"Our soul waits for the LORD; he is our help and our shield. For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name. Let your steadfast love, O LORD, be upon us, even as we hope in you."

Veterans Day (Photo: AP Images / Rafiq Maqbool)

U.S soldiers of Combined Security Transition Command stand silent and bow their heads during a ceremony marking Veterans Day at the Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008.


3. 2 Samuel 22:2-4

And he said, "The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; My savior, Thou dost save me from violence. "I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; And I am saved from my enemies."

soldiers (Photo: REUTERS / Omar Sobhani)

U.S. soldiers salute at ceremony celebrating Veterans Day at the Bagram airfield, north of Kabul November 11, 2011.


4. Ephesians 6:11

"Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes."

U.S. Army soldiers walk back to their base after a patrol near Combat Outpost Nolen in Arghandab Valley, north of Kandahar in this April, 2011 file photo. (Photo: Reuters/Bob Strong)

U.S. Army soldiers walk back to their base after a patrol near Combat Outpost Nolen in Arghandab Valley, north of Kandahar in this April, 2011 file photo.


5. John 15:13

"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends."

soldier homecoming (Photo: Reuters/Jessica Rinaldi)

A woman watches as soldiers from the Army's 4th Infantry Division arrive at a homecoming ceremony in Fort Hood, Texas November 28, 2006. The division returned after spending a one year tour in Iraq.


6. 1 Corinthians 16:13

"Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong."

Soldiers of the Army National Guard 162 Engineer Company attached with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion of U.S. Marine Corps stay next to a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored vehicle in Afghanistan, March 6, 2010. (Photo: REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov)

Soldiers of the Army National Guard 162 Engineer Company attached with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion of U.S. Marine Corps stay next to a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored vehicle in Afghanistan, March 6, 2010.


7. Psalms 46:1

"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble."

Easter (Photo: AP Images / Dusan Vranic)

U.S. soldiers pray as they celebrate Easter with a sunrise service at Camp Victory, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, March 23, 2008.

 

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