William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr. is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants. He held large indoor and outdoor rallies; sermons were broadcast on radio and television, some still being re-broadcast today. Graham was a spiritual adviser to American presidents.; he was particularly close to Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon.
The Greatest Legacy One Can Pass On To One's Children And Grandchildren Is Not Money Or Other Material Things Accumulated In One's Life, But Rather A Legacy Of Character And Faith.
I Don't Have Many Sad Days.
My Home Is In Heaven. I'm Just Traveling Through This World.
I Used To Read Five Psalms Every Day - That Teaches Me How To Get Along With God. Then I Read A Chapter Of Proverbs Every Day And That Teaches Me How To Get Along With My Fellow Man.
Only God Who Made Us Can Touch Us And Change Us And Save Us From Ourselves.
People Have A Negative Impression Of New York That I Don't Think Is Quite Fair.
It's No Secret That In New York During The Last 30 Years There Has Been A Tragic Exodus From The Churches Into Materialism, Secularism And Humanism.
I Look Forward To Death With Great Anticipation, To Meeting God Face To Face.
I Can't Prove It Scientifically, That There's A God, But I Believe.
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.
I'm Not Focused On The Gay And Lesbian Movement.
A Calling Is You Feel - You Look Out And See The Need - Maybe It's The Need For The Poor, To Help Poor People. Maybe It's The Need To Get Involved In The Race Problem, As Martin Luther King Was - Felt Called.
Being A Christian Is More Than Just An Instantaneous Conversion - It Is A Daily Process Whereby You Grow To Be More And More Like Christ.
I Am Not A Televangelist.
I Don't Think The Government Should Be In The Trailer-park Business. I Don't Think They Know How To Run A Trailer Park.
We're All Sinners. Everybody You Meet All Over The World Is A Sinner.
Only When Christ Comes Again Will The Little White Children Of Alabama Walk Hand In Hand With Little Black Children.
God Has Given Us Two Hands - One To Receive With And The Other To Give With. We Are Not Cisterns Made For Hoarding; We Are Channels Made For Sharing.
It Seems The Only Way To Gain Attention Today Is To Organize A March And Protest Something.
I Don't Think The Christian Right Dominates America In The Way Some In The Media Believe They Do.
The Influence Of A Mother Upon The Lives Of Her Children Cannot Be Measured. They Know And Absorb Her Example And Attitudes When It Comes To Questions Of Honesty, Temperance, Kindness, And Industry.
There's A Great Deal To Say In The Bible About The Signs We're To Watch For, And When These Signs All Converge At One Place We Can Be Sure That We're Close To The End Of The Age.
Rose Adams Is A Wonderful Christian Woman Who Cared For My Mother, Morrow Coffey Graham, In Her Last Years Of Life.
God Has Given Us Two Hands, One To Receive With And The Other To Give With.
Growing Old Has Been The Greatest Surprise Of My Life.
As A Former Resident With Strong Personal And Ministry Ties To The North Star State, I Pray That The Good People Of Minnesota Will Show Their Support For God's Definition Of Marriage, Between A Man And A Woman.
Regardless Of What Society Says, We Can't Go On Much Longer In The Sea Of Immorality Without Judgment Coming.
I First Met Bev Shea While In Chicago When He Was On Moody Radio. As A Young Man Starting My Ministry, I Asked Bev If He Would Join Me. He Said Yes, And For Over 60 Years We Had The Privilege Of Ministering Together Across The Country And Around The World.
It Was A Privilege To Pray With Governor Romney - For His Family And Our Country.
Oral Roberts Was A Man Of God And A Great Friend In Ministry. I Loved Him As A Brother.
I've Been Praying That We Might Have A Spiritual Awakening. But I Think That Becomes Possible As Individuals Surrender Their Lives Fresh And Anew To Christ.
I Have Never Changed My Message. I Preach The Bible, And I Preach It With Authority.
We Go On In Our Pleasures Thinking They're Going To Last Forever.
The New Testament Says Nothing Of Apostles Who Retired And Took It Easy.
I Don't Eat With Beautiful Women Alone.
God Proved His Love On The Cross. When Christ Hung, And Bled, And Died, It Was God Saying To The World, 'I Love You.'
I Found That This Parkinson's Does Slow You Down, Whether You Want To Slow Down Or Not.
Don't Be Misled By Those Who Claim God Doesn't Exist, Because He Does.
Christ Was God In Human Flesh, And He Proved It By Rising From The Dead.
I Don't Have To See A Murder In Order To Condemn Murder.
The Bible Says That God Has A Reason For Keeping Us Here; If He Didn't, He Would Take Us To Heaven Far Sooner.
Old Age May Have Its Limitations And Challenges, But In Spite Of Them, Our Latter Years Can Be Some Of The Most Rewarding And Fulfilling Of Our Lives.
I Still Enjoy Watching A Batter Successfully Cross Home Plate, But Nothing Thrills Me More Than Seeing The Holy Spirit At Work In Hearts As The Gospel Is Carried Into Stadiums, Across The Airwaves, And Around The World.
Old Is Authentic. Old Is Genuine. Old Is Valuable.
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.
Tears Shed For Self Are Tears Of Weakness, But Tears Shed For Others Are A Sign Of Strength.
'Hope And Change' Has Become A Cliche In Our Nation, And It Is Daunting To Think That Any American Could Hope For Change From What God Has Blessed.
I Want To Tell People About The Meaning Of The Cross.
Seemingly, Man Has Learned To Live Without God, Preoccupied And Indifferent Toward Him And Concerned Only About Material Security And Pleasure.
There Is No Scriptural Basis For Segregation.