Billy Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author

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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.

The thing that alarms me is that there are so many clergymen who say that the so-called 'new morality' is all right. They say we're living in a new generation; let's be relevant, let's change God's law. Let's say that adultery is all right under certain circumstances; fornication's all right under certain circumstances. If it's 'meaningful.'

There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches but the wrong comes when the riches possess men.

We go on in our pleasures thinking they're going to last forever.

When granted many years of life, growing old in age is natural, but growing old with grace is a choice. Growing older with grace is possible for all who will set their hearts and minds on the Giver of grace.

World events are moving very rapidly now. I pick up the Bible in one hand, and I pick up the newspaper in the other. And I read almost the same words in the newspaper as I read in the Bible. It's being fulfilled every day round about us.

Although I have much to be grateful for as I look back over my life, I also have many regrets. I have failed many times, and I would do many things differently. For one thing, I would speak less and study more, and I would spend more time with my family.

But in Heaven we will have total peace. We will be completely changed when we get to Heaven?and so, too, will those we couldn?t get along with while on earth. If God can make the lion and the lamb lie down together, we can trust Him to take care of our fractured relationships as we enter our heavenly home.

Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can. Our father and our god, you have made each of us unique and special. Show me how you want me to use the special talents you have given me to glorify you, lord.

Every day is a gift from God, no matter how old we are.

God is unchanging in His love. He loves you. He has a plan for your life. Don't let the newspaper headlines frighten you. God is still sovereign; He's still on the throne.

Heaven doesn?t make this life less important; it makes it more important.

I am convinced that when a man sincerely searches for God with all his heart, God will reveal Himself in some way.

I don't have to see a murder in order to condemn murder.

I have never changed my message. I preach the Bible, and I preach it with authority.

I thank God for it, and for all He has given me in this life. But I look forward to heaven. I look forward to the reunion with friends and loved ones who have gone on before.

I?ve become an old man now. And I?ve preached all over the world. And the older I get, the more I cling to that hope that I started with many years ago, and proclaimed it in many languages to many parts of the world.

I'm not focused on the gay and lesbian movement.

It seems the only way to gain attention today is to organize a march and protest something.

Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.

My heart aches for America and its deceived people.

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American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author