Billy Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author

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Racism and injustice and violence sweep our world, bringing a tragic harvest of heartache and death.

Some people say they will follow their conscience... many of us have dead consciences. Your conscience is no longer a safe guide. You?ve harden it, you?ve deaden it.

The Bible says today is the accepted time, today is the day of salvation... But there will come a time when it will be too late for you.

The greatest miracle of the Bible is that the prophets of Israel could keep a religion as clean as a hounds tooth amid all the corruption and idolatry of the nations surrounding them.

The New Testament says nothing of Apostles who retired and took it easy.

The very practice of reading [the Bible] will have a purifying effect upon your mind and heart. Let nothing take the place of this daily exercise.

There?s a way of life, there?s a way of death. Which way are you on?

We have been proud and thought we were better than any other race, any other people. Ladies and gentlemen, we are going to stumble into hell because of our pride.

When I reached 80, my world turned upside down physically. I've had a lot of physical problems.

You can?t change your past but you can change you destiny.

Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don't complain.

Some people spend their lives building ultimate dream homes so they can enjoy their twilight years... Others spend their last days in nursing homes.

The Bible says we must choose two ways of life.

The greatest need in the world is the transformation of human nature. We need a new heart that will not have lust and greed and hate in it. We need a heart filled with love and peace and joy, and that is why Jesus came into the world.

The Oklahoma City bombing was simple technology, horribly used. The problem is not technology. The problem is the person or persons using it.

The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us.

Therefore I live for today-certain of finding at sunrise guidance and strength for the way. power for each moment of weakness, hope for each moment of pain, comfort for every sorrow, sunshine and joy after rain!

We have to have armies! We have to have military power! We have to have police forces, whether it's police in a great city or police in an international scale to keep those madmen from taking over the world and robbing the world of its liberties

When I reached about 80, my physical world turned upside down,

You cannot serve god and mammon. You have to make a choice.

Reading God?s Word and meditating on its truth will have a purifying effect upon your mind and heart, and will be demonstrated in your life. Let nothing take the place of this daily privilege.

Spend more time in study and prayer. That's the secret of successful evangelism.

The Bible teaches that believe in Him transforms the person. If anyone loves the world, says the Bible, the love of the Father is not in him. Because everything in the world, the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, not from the Father but from the world (1 John 2.15-16).

The happiness which brings enduring worth to life is not the superficial happiness that is dependent on circumstances. It is the happiness and contentment that fills the soul even in the midst of the most distressing circumstances and the most bitter environment. It is the kind of happiness that grins when things go wrong and smiles through the tears. The happiness for which our souls ache is one undisturbed by success or failure, one which will root deeply inside us and give inward relaxation, peace, and contentment, no matter what the surface problems may be. That kind of happiness stands in need of no outward stimulus.

The older I get, the more important the eternal becomes to me personally.

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American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author