The cross, once a shameful form of execution for criminals, has become a predominant symbol of Christ and Christianity. The principal symbol of the Christian religion, recalling the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the redeeming benefits of his Passion and death. The cross is thus a sign both of Christ himself and of the faith of Christians.TO THE HONOUR THE MEMORY OF THOSE SAILORS, SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN TWO WORLD WARS AND WHO LIE BURIED IN The iconic symbol of sacrifice, honor and respect for those who have given all. The Battlefield Cross, Fallen Soldier Battle Cross or Battle Cross is a time honored military memorial that symbolizes the honor, service and sacrifice of soldiers killed in battle.”
The one who was willing to put themselves in harm way and sacrifice themselves by dying in the battlefield to free us from the tyrant . Jesus willingly went to the cross sacrifice Himself it and took His Father wrath so humility sins so mankind could be set free from the oppression of sin. Both voluntarily themselves for the greater good of humankind
A military funeral may feature guards of honor, the firing of volley shots as a salute, drumming and other military elements, with a flag draping over the coffin. The honor detail will, at a minimum, perform a ceremony that includes the folding and presenting of the United States Burial Flag to the next of kin and the playing of taps. When available taps will be played by a bugler, however there are so few buglers available that the military services may choose to provide an electronic recording of taps. The veteran’s parent service representative will present the flag.
Note Jesus burial, John 19; 40 This was in accordance with Jewish burial customs, Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus were both disciples of Jesus but secretly because he feared the Jewish leaders at great cost to them.Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds. Taking Jesus’ body, the two of them wrapped it, with the spices, in strips of linen. This was in accordance with Jewish burial customs. John 19:38-40
Note the soldiers and Jesus they both were honour when they died Both made sacrifice to sets humanity free the tyrant who suppress the who unable defend themselves.
In Galatians 4:4-5 ; But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.
As Scriptures states, You do not realize that it is better for you that one man die for the people than that the whole nation perish.” or For while we were still helpless, at the appointed moment, Christ died for the ungodly. Lastly
He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
In the book Wherever Go, written by Martha Tigchelaar she wrote, Many prayers were offered up to God to protect the man and women who were willing to go in harm’s way to liberated the European from Nazi oppression. Uncle Wilfred was serving in Holland when Germany withdrew from Holland. Many Canadian were buried trying free liberate the people who live in Holland during the Nazi occupation.
Heiser told him the debt is now settled because his three boys had joined in the fight to liberate them from Nazi oppression.
It reminds me of another story where a child was born in Bethlehem, whose name was Jesus, who came into the world to redeemed humanity from the curse of sin. In which I am chief of sinners.
The fallen men and women serve in both wars play an extraordinary role in my heart because they willingly into harm way so able attend church. openly and worship and serve Jesus
I am profoundly grateful for their sacrifice that why I wear a poppy ever on Nov 11 in the past I would a seek a vet out and purchase a poppy from and thank them for serving our country so bravely.
It was my sins that put Jesus went to the cross to purchase my sins along with humanity or scriptures state or elect that put Jesus went to cross As scriptures declares, This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice or our sins. We love because he first loved us. I am so that grateful He took my place.
The cross, once a shameful form of execution for criminals, has become a predominant symbol of hope