Our Flag and What it Means

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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.   credit
During theAmerican Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congressvoted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Vir…

He Will Rise Again

Mark 10: 32-45 KJV

32: "And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them and they were amazed; and as they followed, they were afraid.  
And he took again the twelve and began to tell them what things, should happen, unto him.

33: Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem and the Son of man shall be delivered unto the chief priests, and unto the scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the Gentiles;

34:  And they shall mock him and shall scourge him and shall spit upon him , and shall kill him;  and the third day he shall rise again.

35: And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come unto him, saying, Master, we would that thou shouldest do for us whatsoever we shall desire.

36:And he said unto them.  What would ye that I should do for you? 

37:  They said unto him.  Grant unto us that we may sit, one on they right hand and the other on they left hand, in thy glory.

38:  But Jesus said unto them. Ye know not what ye ask:  can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? 

39:  And they said unto him, We can.  And Jesus said unto them, "Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:

40:  But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give;  but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.

41: And when the ten heard it, they began to be much displeased with James and John.

42:  But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them;  and their great ones exercise authority upon them.

43:  But so shall it not be among you:  but whosoever will be great among you shall be your minister. 

44:  And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all.

45:  For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto but to minister, and to give life a ransom for many.