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  • Riding on a Colt – Zechariah 9:9 (Advent Day 3)

    Riding on a Colt – Zechariah 9:9 (Advent Day 3)

    Christ came in humility. It was prophesied that our King would come riding not on a steed but on a donkey. This may seem to contradict how triumph would be ushered in, but Christ’s victory is not defined by man. Our King comes with righteousness and salvation. Pray in humility but with confidence, for by ...more

  • Pierced and Crushed – Isaiah 53:4–7 (Advent Day 2)

    Pierced and Crushed – Isaiah 53:4–7 (Advent Day 2)

    The consequence of sin is death, and there is no remission of sin without the shedding of blood. Although perfect, Jesus bore the sin of man; He was “pierced for our transgressions.” He humbled Himself to the point of death so that we would not have to face a second death. Pray with thanksgiving for ...more

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  • Of Salvation and Forgiveness

    Of Salvation and Forgiveness

    GARBC Chaplain (CPT) Patrick Ireland baptized Army private Hayden Brewer during a chapel service Jan. 31. Prior to his baptism, Brewer shared his testimony with the chapel audience, recounting how his life began to change after receiving a Bible from his mother. He spoke about how forgiveness, like that shown by Christ and through the prompting of the Holy ...more

  • Training Provides the 'Tools of the Trade'

    Training Provides the 'Tools of the Trade'

    Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend annual training in the Washington, D.C., area. The training, which is required for all ecclesiastical endorsing agents for military chaplains, gave me the necessary tools to perform my responsibilities as an endorser. In addition, I was treated to a tour of the Pentagon by one of our chaplains and met with ...more

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