Billy Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

Billy
Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham
1918

American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author

Author Quotes

Prayer is not just asking. It is listening for God?s orders.

Sex is the most wonderful thing on this earth, as long as God is in it. When the Devil gets in it, it's the most terrible thing on this earth.

The Bible is clear - God's definition of marriage is between a man and a woman.

The Gospel never grows old. It applies to every generation alike. We have to make a choice.

The message I preach hasn't changed. Circumstances have changed. Problems have changed, but deep inside man has not changed, and the gospel hasn't changed.

The storm was raging. The sea was beating against the rocks in huge, dashing waves. The lightning was flashing, the thunder was roaring, the wind was blowing; but the little bird was sound asleep in the crevice of the rock, its head tucked serenely under its wing. That is peace -- to be able to sleep in the storm! In Christ, we are relaxed and at peace in the midst of the confusions, bewilderments, and perplexities of this life. The storm rages, but our hearts are at rest. We have found peace -- at last!

There have been times that I've wept as I've gone from city to city and I've seen how far people have wandered from God.

We are not cisterns made for hoarding, we are channels made for sharing.

When anyone has the power to destroy the whole human race in a matter of hours, it becomes a moral issue. The church must speak out.

Without question, the regrets are greatly outnumbered by the delights. The mistakes we did make were not fatal, and we both thank the Lord for that. And that bolsters our faith that He will do the same for the generations coming after us.

Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.

Sin is the second most powerful force in the universe? Only one force is greater?the love of God.

The Bible is full of warnings about false prophets and false messiahs. These satanically inspired people have appeared in almost every generation of history.

The great question of our time is, 'Will we be motivated by materialistic philosophy or by spiritual power?'

The moment we take our last breath on earth, we take our first in heaven.

The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not, 'What a lovely sermon!' but 'I will do something.

There is no scriptural basis for segregation. The ground at the foot of the cross is level, and it touches my heart when I see whites standing shoulder to shoulder with blacks at the cross.

We are the Bibles the world is reading; we are the creeds the world is needing; we are the sermons the world is heeding.

When God forgives us and purifies us of our sin, He also forgets it. Forgiveness results in God dropping the charges against us.

Women need a reason for having sex, men just need a place.

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Sin then is not a toy with which to play but a terror to be shunned.

The Bible says that as long as we are here on earth, we are strangers in a foreign land. There are enemies to be conquered before we return home. This world is not our home; our citizenship is in heaven.

The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

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First Name
Billy
Last Name
Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham
Birth Date
1918
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American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author