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 always "good news." It is news of God's love and forgiveness ? adoption into His family ? fellowship with His people ? freedom from the penalty of sin ? liberation from the power of sin.

Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world, and lost your soul. Was it worth it?

The Church has lost a great warrior and the country has lost a great patriot who will long be remembered... He was a bold and courageous man who stood firmly for what he believed.

The Information Highway intrigues me because I have always been a newshound; I have always been curious about why people believe what they believe.

The people of the United States want peace. The people of China want peace. The people of the Soviet Union want peace. Why can't we have peace?

There are a lot of groups that feel a little bit strange around me, because I am inclusive.

To start with, I love New York... It's a little bit of the whole world... In New York, the whole world comes to you.

We're a diverse society, and I think the TV is doing a great job in showing that we're all human beings, that we can all get along, that we can all be together, and I think that's a marvelous thing.

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

You not only choose between two ways of life but you choose between two masters.

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

As I got older, I guess I became more mellow and more forgiving and more loving.

Chose you this day whom, not tomorrow, whom you?ll serve?

Each generation faces different issues and challenges, but our standard must always be measured by God's word.

For a married couple to expect perfection in each other is unrealistic.

God's angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.

History is full of surprises, and the next century will be no exception.

I can barely walk, but it's a privilege to be able to move at all.

I feel sorry for the man who has never known the bracing thrill of taking a stand and sticking to it fearlessly. Moral courage has rewards that timidity can never imagine. Like a shot of adrenaline, it floods the spirit with vitality.

I know that soon my life will be over. 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 look forward to Heaven?s freedom from sorrow and pain. I also look forward to serving God in ways we can?t begin to imagine, for the Bible makes it clear that Heaven is not a place of idleness.

I think when a person has been found guilty of rape he should be castrated. That would stop him pretty quick.

If we had more hell in the pulpit, we would have less hell in the pew.

In my travels I have found that those who keep Heaven in view remain serene and cheerful in the darkest day. If the glories of Heaven were more real to us, if we lived less for material things and more for things eternal and spiritual, we would be less easily disturbed by this present life.

Joy cannot be pursued. It comes from within. It is a state of being. It does not depend on circumstances, but triumphs over circumstances. It produces a gentleness of spirit and a magnetic personality.

May you know his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is like the working of his mighty strength, which he exerted in Christ when he raised him from the dead.

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American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author