The former Special Forces soldier who ran more than 100 yards under ISIS fire in Iraq to rescue a little girl said God’s Word inspires him to risk his life to save others. Dave Eubank has become famous for the video and pictures of his heroic rescue earlier this month, but he gives all the credit to God. “It was, I believe, God’s power that helped us rescue that girl…the American air dropping smoke, the Iraqi’s providing that tank and all of ya’ll out there praying is how it happened,” Eubank told CBN News.

“I just said, ‘Lord help us’ and if I die my wife and kids would understand … it’s to save a little girl and I ran and I had to pull her away from her dead mother,” he said. His strength and courage come from God’s Word, Eubank said. “John 13:15 — hope I got that right — but I know the words though, ‘Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay his life down for his friends.”  READ MORE