Billy Graham Quotes (97 Quotes)


    While nobody likes a watchdog, and for that reason many investigation committees are unpopular, I thank God for men who, in the face of public denouncement and ridicule, go loyally on in their work of exposing the pinks, the lavenders and the reds who have sought refuge beneath the wings of the American eagle and from that vantage point try in every subtle, undercover way to bring comfort, aid and help to the greatest enemy we have ever known -- communism.

    Only those who want everything done for them are bored.

    Churchgoers are like coals in a fire. When they cling together, they keep the flame aglow when they separate, they die out.

    I'm thankful for the news of the Exhibition of the Bible that will be brought to the United States. We certainly are delighted that it is going to take place and we will be praying for its success.

    If every church in America adopted a family, it would solve the problem of how to house and help so many evacuees,


    My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

    Kindness is an essential part of God's work and ours here on earth.

    The Bible promises us that Jesus will return to take His faithful followers with Him to live with Him in His glorious presence forever. Everyone else will be left behind to face God's wrath and judgment. If Jesus were to return today, do you know if He would take you with Him to heaven

    Theology never changes. A man's heart is the same. The Gospel is the same. There have been no additions to the Gospel that was preached in the first century, and there is no difference in the reading of the events of the first century morally, they're still the same. The same old sins, the same old problems, basically, that they faced in Egypt we face today in America.

    The foundations of civilization are no stronger and no more enduring than the corporate integrity of the homes on which they rest. If the home deteriorates, civilization will crumble and fall.

    A tragedy like this could have torn our country apart. But instead it has united us, and we have become a family.

    Give me five minutes with a person's checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is.

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

    The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

    consultants have told us to plan for 400,000 people a year. We're more conservative than that. We're planning on 250,000.

    America's founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education. Many of the nation's greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.

    My prayer today is that we will feel the loving arms of God wrapped around us, and will know in our hearts that He will never forsake us as we trust in Him.

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

    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.

    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.

    Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.

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

    One of the things we desperately need is a spiritual renewal in this country. We need a spiritual revival in America.

    Their next four years are hidden from us, but they are not hidden from you, ... You know the challenges and opportunities they will face. Give them a clear mind, a warm heart, calmness in the midst of turmoil, reassurance in times of discouragement and your presence always.

    Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him.

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

    Our days are numbered. One of the primary goals in our lives should be to prepare for our last day. The legacy we leave is not just in our possessions, but in the quality of our lives. What preparations should we be making now The greatest waste in all of our earth, which cannot be recycled or reclaimed, is our waste of the time that God has given us each day.

    The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless.

    I have a very strange feeling of loss. I almost feel as though one of my family members has gone,

    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

    You're born. You suffer. You die. Fortunately, there's a loophole.

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

    Throughout my ministry, I have sought to build bridges between Jews and Christians. I will continue to strongly support all future efforts to advance understanding and mutual respect between our communities.

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

    Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year. It brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul.

    I loved him very much, and had the opportunity of discussing so many things with him, and we wrote each other several times during the years.

    The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same.

    The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.

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

    It is not the body's posture, but the heart's attitude that counts when we pray.

    The only thing I could say for sure is that hell means separation from God. We are separated from his light, from his fellowship. That is going to be hell.

    We've always needed God from the very beginning of this nation but today we need Him especially. We're facing a new kind of enemy. We're involved in a new kind of warfare and we need the help of the Spirit of God. The Bible's words are our hope. . . .

    The Lord . . . put his hand on me and gave me a gift. God has called me to preach and be about the business of winning the lost.

    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

    Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.

    I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.

    The angels minister to God's servants in time of hardship and danger.

    They asked her (Ruth Graham) did she ever think about divorce and she said, 'No, I've never thought of divorce in all these 35 years of marriage, but,' she said, 'I did think of murder a few times

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

    My one purpose in life is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which, I believe, comes through knowing Christ.


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