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ACP, The Church for the American Christian who is a Patriot
Pro-Christ, Pro-Life, Pro-Constitution.
34 Duck Pond Road
Harrison, Maine, USA
040440


Pastor Rev. Robert Celeste ACP/MCAC

Associate Pastor Mr. Steve Burzlaff, Elizebeth, Kentucky

Special Guest Pastor Rev. Jim Marstaller, Pastor of The CornerStone Gospel Church in Naples, Maine


Important Note: Starting Monday May 22nd, 2006, the thoughts will be posted Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays at 7PM. I have cut the newspaper way back so that I can do the thoughts on a daily basis.

Thanks,
Rev. Bob Celeste


Memorial Day Weekend

by Mr. Steve Burzlaff Wednesday May 24th, 2006

Webster's Dictionary describes the word MEMORIAL as "something that keeps remembrance alive".

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day because it was a time set aside to honor the nation's Civil War dead by decorating their graves. It was first widely observed on May 30, 1868, to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclamation of General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former sailors and soldiers. On May 5, 1868, Logan declared in General Order No. 11 that:

The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village, and hamlet churchyard in the land. In this observance no form of ceremony is prescribed, but posts and comrades will in their own way arrange such fitting services and testimonials of respect as circumstances may permit.

John 15:13 (KJV) Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

On this Memorial Day 2006, we remember these heroes and all those others who have given their lives for the cause of freedom. This list is by no where nearly complete:

American Revolution ---- 4,435

War of 1812 ---- 2,260

Mexican War ---- 13,283

Civil War ---- 558,052

Spanish American War ---- 2,446

World War I ---- 116,708

World War II ---- 407,316

Korean Conflict ---- 33,651

Vietnam War ---- 58,168

Gulf War ---- 293

Lebanon ---- 254

Grenada ---- 18

Panama ---- 40

Somalia ---- 29

USS Cole ---- 17

Operation Enduring Freedom ---- 296 (ongoing)

Operation Iraqi Freedom ---- 2463 (ongoing)


Sha'al shalowm Yruwshalaim.



Never ever forget this: There aint no purgatory!


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The Lord our God, Christ Jesus, be with you all and please keep your pastor and me in your prayers. Amen. My prayer daily is "Lord please bless those tenfold who bless me."





Pray for my friend Mac, pray for Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Michael Savage. While the Lord does not need the platforms and audiences that Rush, Sean and Michael have, they, Rush, Sean and Michael and their audiences need the Lord.

Pray for the President, pray for Attorney General John Ashcroft, pray for me, pray for all those who open their mouths or take pen in hand in an effort to sway public opinion.

The Lord God of the Universe, Messiah Y'shua be with you all, amen.

It is better to be a horse fly in the stables of the Lord Jesus than the CEO of hell.

All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, except when done by a guest, is from the ACP/authorized 1611 King James Version. The words in red are those quotes of God the Son, the Lord Jesus and the words in purple are those qoutes spoken directly by God the Father and the words in this sickly greenish color are of satan. But all of the Bible is spoken by God and should be viewed as God's handbook for us to run our lives by 2 Timothy 3:16.

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