Billy Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author

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Salvation is an act of God. It is initiated by God, wrought by God, and sustained by God.

Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.

The ending was sad enough, never mind for it to come with allegations that he has thrown a fight as well.

The late Dr. Harry Ironside once said, Beware lest we mistake our prejudices for our convictions. To be sure, we must deplore wickedness, evil, and wrongdoing, but our commendable intolerance of sin too often develops into a deplorable intolerance of sinners. Jesus hates sin but loves the sinner.

The philosopher says think your way out. The sensualist says play your way out but none of it works.

There are many things that I don't understand.

Today, we come together to confess our need of God. ? Those perpetrators who took us on to tear us apart, it has worked the other way. It has backfired; it has brought us together.

We're all sinners. Everybody you meet all over the world is a sinner.

Whenever I counsel someone who feels called to be an evangelist, I always urge them to guard their time and not feel like they have to do everything.

Your faith and hope are in god.

Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact - men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do.

That was then---This is Now.

The fact is, we cannot truly face life until we have learned to face the fact that it will be taken away from us.

The legacy we leave is not just in our possessions, but in the quality of our lives. What preparations should we be making now? The greatest waste in all of our earth, which cannot be recycled or reclaimed, is our waste of the time that God has given us each day.

The problems of peace are greater than the problems of war.

There are many things that I don't understand. Sincere Christians can disagree about the details of Scripture and theology--absolutely.

Transcendental meditation is evil because when you are meditating, it opens space within you for the devil to enter.

We've always needed God from the very beginning of this nation but today we need Him especially. We're facing a new kind of enemy. We're involved in a new kind of warfare and we need the help of the Spirit of God. The Bible's words are our hope. . . .

While I have never learned to use a computer, I am surrounded by family and friends who carry information to me from blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and various websites.

Your greatest contribution to God?s Kingdom work?and to defeating the Enemy?s efforts against this Kingdom?is to keep up your daily devotions; live a clean, honest, humble, Spirit-filled life; trust God to guard and protect you morally, physically, and spiritually.

Seemingly, man has learned to live without God, preoccupied and indifferent toward Him and concerned only about material security and pleasure.

The angels minister to God's servants in time of hardship and danger.

The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.

The Lord . . . put his hand on me and gave me a gift. God has called me to preach and be about the business of winning the lost.

The results of family disintegration are seen all around us. Runaways. Child abuse. Abortions. It is dirty laundry?once hung in the nation?s backyard, but now hung shamelessly in front yards ?flaunted in headlines and glamorized on television and in films.

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American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author