We have a great-great-great … Grandfather that we are quite proud of, General John Glover. He fought alongside George Washington when the revolutionaries were fighting for freedom. During the Revolutionary war, he was a hero of heroes. Many of his daring actions resulted in great conquests for our great country. He was a personal friend of George Washington, a fearless leader, and a devoted husband. Here on the 4th of July, I look back a few hundred years and pause to give this great man honor.
I don’t know how great his vision was, but I doubt he was able to see this far into the future. When he fought through the bitter cold and had the courage to face what seemed to be certain death, I doubt he knew just how far reaching his efforts would be. Now, hundreds of years later, I am totally free and very proud to be an American. Freedom is never free. I thank God for our Veterans. I thank God for America!
Spiritual battles are fought for all generations. We don’t battle for ourselves only, but for those yet to be created (Psalms 102:17-18). There are things that God does for us presently, that He wants us to memorialize forever (Joshua 4:1-7). God uses our testimonies to establish the generations that have yet to be born (Psalms 78:3-7). The spiritual enemies we displace through our faith and prayer in spiritual warfare blesses the next generation with peace and joy (I Chronicles 4:40).
Hundreds of years after General John Glover fought for this country, I am reaping the benefits.
I am determined to leave a lasting footprint in my family’s genealogy. Let our spiritual legacies be rich and long lasting.