Billy graham quote

billy graham quote

Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered in anything short of God and His will for us. -billy graham


The Bible is the only book in the world that predicts the future. The Bible is more modern than tomorrow morning’s newspaper. -billy graham


From one end of the Bible to the other, God assures us that He will never go back on His promises. -billy graham


The words of this Book have a way of filling in the missing pieces, of bridging the gaps, of turning the tarnished colors of our life to jewel-like brilliance. Learn to take your every problem to the Bible. Within its pages you will find the correct answers. -billy graham


The Bible will always be the center of controversy. -billy graham


The Bible opens with a tragedy and ends in a triumph. -billy graham


Trials and difficulties may assail the life of a believer, but they also have the ability to remold his character and banish from his life those impurities which might impair growth and service. -billy graham


“…we don’t own our children. God has given them to us in trust. . . however, God may transfer our children to His home at any time. -billy graham


There is not a day that we do not have a chance to choose between the devil’s clever promises and God’s sure Word. -billy graham


No church is perfect, but don’t let that discourage you. Someone has said that if you ever find one that is, it will stop being perfect the minute you join! -billy graham


Becoming a Christian is the work of a moment; being a Christian is the work of a lifetime. -billy graham


Before three thousand people were brought into the church on the day of Pentecost, the disciples had spent fifty days in prayer, fasting and spiritual travail.-billy graham


The only one who can re-create us is the One who created us in the first place. -billy graham


The ground is level at the foot of the cross. -billy graham


God has a plan and the devil has a plan and you will have to decide which plan you are going to fit into.-billy graham


[Satan] will create a religion without a Redeemer.-billy graham


He will build a church without a Christ.-billy graham


He will call for worship without the Word of God. -billy graham


Life is just a schoolroom with a glorious opportunity to prepare us for eternity. -billy graham


You cannot pray for someone and hate them at the same time. -billy graham


If God were to eradicate all evil from this planet, He would have to eradicate all evil men. Where would he start? “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23 NIV) God would rather transform the evil man than eradicate him. -billy graham


Do you want your faith to grow? Then let the Bible begin to saturate your mind and soul. -billy graham


It does not matter how big your faith is but where your faith is. -billy graham


If God can be fully proved by the human mind, then He is no greater than the mind that proves Him. -billy graham


The will of God will never take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us. -billy graham


Grief turns us inward but compassion turns us outward and that’s what we need when grief threatens to crush us. -billy graham


Heaven doesn’t make this life less important; it makes it more important. -billy graham


One of the joys of heaven. . . will be discovering the hidden ways that God in His sovereignty acted in our lives on earth to protect and guide us [that we might] bring glory to His name, in spite of our frailty. -billy graham


What stirs God most is not physical suffering but sin. All too often we are more afraid of physical pain than of moral wrong. -billy graham


It’s never a question of how much you and I have of the Spirit, but how much He has of us. -billy graham


You cannot build a superstructure on a cracked foundation. -billy graham


God’s love did not begin at the cross. It began in eternity before the world was established. Before the time clock of civilization began to move. -billy graham


There’s one thing God’s love cannot do; it cannot forgive the unrepentant sinner. -billy graham


Of all the people I have ever known my mother had the greatest influence on me. -billy graham


Tell me why the gardener trims and prunes his rosebushes, sometimes cutting away productive branches, and I will tell you why God’s people are afflicted. God’s hand never slips. -billy graham


In a country where Christians were looked upon with suspicion and disfavor, a government leader said to me with a twinkle in his eye, “Christians seem to thrive under persecution. Perhaps we should prosper them and then they would disappear.” -billy graham


Have you ever said, “Well, all we can do now is pray?” . . . When we come to the end of ourselves, we come to the beginning of God. -billy graham


Someone has said, “Prayer is the highest use to which speech can be put.” -billy graham


I firmly believe God continues to answer the prayers of His people even after He has taken them to heaven. Never forget that God isn’t bound by time the way we are. We see only the present moment; God sees everything. We see only part of what He is doing; He sees it all. -billy graham


Pride flees when we compare ourselves to God instead of [to] other people. -billy graham


The closer the people of all races get to Christ and His cross, the closer they will get to one another. -billy graham


The word repentance is sadly missing today from the average pulpit. It is a very unpopular word. The first sermon Jesus every preached was “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” -billy graham


It is entirely possible to be deeply sorry because of the devastation which sin has wrought in our lives – and yet not repent. -billy graham


There is a difference between sin and sins. Sin is the root; sins are the fruit. -billy graham


Why did Jesus Christ leave heaven’s glory and enter this sin-infested world? For one reason: to make our eternal salvation possible. -billy graham


Nothing can calm our souls more or better prepare us for life’s challenges than time spent alone with God. -billy graham


He puts a little of heaven down in our souls. -billy graham


We should say nothing that we would not wish to say in His Presence. We should do nothing that we would not do in His Presence. -billy graham


We must learn to let the Word of God feed us and strengthen us in our faith in God its author, Christ its message, and the Holy Spirit its teacher. -billy graham


The book of Job does not set out to answer the problem of suffering, but to proclaim a God so great that no answer is needed. -billy graham


The Bible and the history of the church both demonstrate that God’s way for the suffering of His people has not always been the way of escape, but the way of endurance. -billy graham


Tears become telescopes to heaven, bringing eternity a little closer. -billy graham

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