10 Guidelines for Christian Living

Over the last seven decades, Billy Graham has written 32 books which are an extension of his continued ministry and burden to reach as many people as possible with the Good News of the Gospel. In “Peace with God,” Mr. Graham outlines ten guidelines for Christian living. This classic volume by Billy Graham points to the fact that God is the only way to find authentic personal peace in a world in crisis.

Whether we are playing a game, driving a car, or baking a cake, there are certain rules that must be followed for our safety as well as our success.

The Bible teaches that the Christian life is one of constant growth. When you were born again, you were born into God’s family. It is God’s purpose that you will grow into fill stature and become mature in Christ. It would be against the law of God and nature if you were to remain a baby and thus become a spiritual dwarf. In 2 Peter 3:18, the Bible says that we are to grow. It implies steady development, constant enlargement, increasing wisdom.

For one to grow properly certain rules must be observed for good spiritual health.

  1. Read your Bible daily. Do not be content to skim through a chapter merely to satisfy your conscience. Hide the Word of God in your heart. It comforts, guides, corrects, encourages – all we need is there.
  2. Learn the secret of prayer. Prayer is communicating. Every prayer that you pray will be answered. Sometimes that answer may be “Yes” and sometimes “No,” and sometimes it is “Wait,” but nevertheless it will be answered.
  3. Rely constantly on the Holy Spirit. We know that the Holy Spirit prays for us (Romans 8), and what a comfort that should be to the weakest of us. Stand aside and let Him take over all the choices and decisions of your life.
  4. Attend church regularly. The visible church is Christ’s organization upon earth. Christians need one another, we need to gather together to worship God and nothing can take the place of church attendance.
  5. Be a witnessing Christian. We witness in two ways: by life and by word – and the two, where possible, should go hand in hand.
  6. Let love be the ruling principle of your life. Jesus said to those who followed Him, “By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another” (John 13:35). The greatest demonstration of the fact that we are Christians is that we love one another.
  7. Be an obedient Christian. Let Christ have first place in all the choices of your life.
  8. Learn how to meet temptation. Temptation is not sin. It is yielding that is sin. Let Christ through the Holy Spirit do the fighting for you.
  9. Be a wholesome Christian. Our lives and appearance should commend the Gospel and make it attractive to others.
  10. Live above your circumstances. Don’t let your circumstances get you down. Learn to live graciously within them, realizing the Lord Himself is with you.
Guidelines for Christian Living is excerpted from “Peace with God” by Billy Graham, published in 1953, revised and expanded in 1984.

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  1. Susan Tuttle says:

    As always, it is an inspiration to my life. Billy Graham’s words used through God’s given wisdom help me daily. Thank you.

    1. kelly says:

      Thank you to mr billy graham you have encouraged my husband so much with faith with God we admire you in all you have done for God an his word so a big thank you an God bless threre is only a few good people like your self that speak the truth Gods word

    2. REV DUKE HAMMOND says:

      A good exposition

      1. Sophia wadike says:

        Thank you sir

    3. Anne Borde says:

      Thank you!

  2. Terry says:

    I praise Jesus for coming into my life 2 yrs ago and helping out of the rut of a life I was in. I praise God for Jesus saving me by dying on the cross and a rising again for us all. I am doing all of the above to the best of my ability. I am in the word daily. I do have trouble sharing my faith, for our church is too big and too far away for more than one weekly commute. So I do bible study off the Christian TV net works. I love you Billy, my Grand Mother used to watch you, and your sermons have helped me to understand my bible better, and to grow closer to Jesus. I also set the example in my neighborhood as a loving Christian. And get along w/ the homeless and help the hungry in my area for they are great in the area. They even talk about Jesus w/ me sometimes.

  3. Torbern Klason says:


  4. Priscilla Cornacchiobe says:

    Love it!

  5. carol siemers says:

    so true, I pray each day for God to examine my heart, we need his guidance every second of our lives.

  6. Sandra Clark says:

    These are ten rules we all should live by daily …

    1. Taniela Raloulou l says:

      I have been following Dr. Rev. Billy Graham’s program on Facebook and it helps me to grow in my spiritual life. God bless.

  7. Babs Chigodora says:

    I have read these principals from our father, My opinion is that nothing beats the plain truth. I am inspired may the Lord reveal more of these to our father and one of the greatest evangelist the world has ever known

  8. My wishes is to live in peace with God , his Son and the Holy Spirit. Without love the Bible says, you are nothing, we most love each other. But I mean it is very difficult to live after the Bible today, because the wisdom is so high, especially the Doctors for example. But after all I have Jesus as my Father in Heaven, that is enough for me.

  9. Shewangizaw Getachewu says:

    It is good for spiritual growth!

  10. Charles Taylor says:

    I love the inspiring words,and 10 Christian living,Iam going to start to do more of these 10 to keep up on my oneness with God. With a humbled heart I come to you in the Blessings that keep on giving The Hope of Billy Graham and Family. Amen.

  11. ERIC KLUTSE says:

    Thank you sir.

  12. lisa leo says:

    The thoughts that are shared in this passage is motivating and a reminder which we ought to practice in our daily christian life.Seldom I have time for reading the word of God or give priority to god due to which I bear the consequences of MY will.God’s will is something I tend to forget due to the fast pace of life.This passage has been very thought provoking to me. i thank god for this wonderful man of God who stands as a testimony to me.

    1. Namukwenda Praise Pinkie says:

      The message here is Evangelical, I’ve learned alot from here and am not gonna act as a “dead sea”, am going to play my role as a Christian and share these saving words with Friends.
      Thanks alot sir, Billy Graham. May the Lord bless each soul that reads thy word.

  13. Marjorie Bailey says:

    Being stable with Christ always at your side. Peace!

  14. Mathew says:

    I really love this and may God help us to me pragmatic in Jesus name AMEN

  15. Margareta Cronholm says:

    Thank you. I like 7, 8, 10 for my life. I am reading “Peace with God” 1953 in Swedish.

  16. Jean - Martin MIAKANGAMA says:

    Awesome Article

  17. olumomi bello says:

    I agree

  18. Akua says:

    God bless you Billy Graham

  19. Lito Gonzales says:

    Thanks for having this program.

  20. constance says:

    thanks for the guideline and will follow the steps i want to be a pure christian of God.

  21. mathewos says:

    you are blessed.

  22. Terry Walker says:

    Thank you .

  23. John Lee Oakley says:

    In this crazy world I believe we need Jesus Christ more than ever before, This is lacking in my life and I want to live a more christian life. I have accepted Jesus Christ as my lord and savior but I fall short every day. I just want to be a better christian person. How can I do better? Please give me your guidance.
    Thank You,

  24. Christopher Cawaja says:

    Thanks mr. Graham, for keep us inspiring for the word of truth. Hope and pray that many people will come at the feet of Jesus through your life. God bless 🙂

  25. YO MOMMA says:

    I think this was interesting! 🙂

  26. Martin Martinez says:

    Thanks, You are a godly person.

  27. Peter says:

    When I came across a vedio of Billy Graham crusade about “How to live a Christian life?” which I watched on YouTube. it encouraged me to look for more knowledge on Christian growth, hence I find this piece which is so inspiring. I hope to get his book “Peace with God” By Billy Graham.

  28. Savannah says:

    Thank you all. God bless all of you.

  29. Regi Mathew says:

    It is inspiring comments on spiritual growth. This are the fundamentals of Christian Life. Thank You Brother.

  30. CAROL ANN HUGHES says:

    Thank you for sharing.

  31. Janina Howell says:

    I gave my life to Jesus in 2012 since then God has done some amazing things in my Life. I was a drug addict for almost 20 years, my life was in shambles. I was hurt in many was I believe I was spiritually dead. Praise God for his grace and mercy. I attend a church that has standards as far as hair and dress codes. I do not feel like God is condemning me but I feel as if the church is. I love the Lord I read the word, I know I do not know everything but I am at a loss. The spirit in this church is beautiful, but I feel like I am in complacency. I would love some advice thank you ,

    Yours truly
    Janina Howell

  32. Henry Narzary says:

    Wonderful inspirational words which touch my heart So much and encourage me to be a good Christian. Thank you Dr billy Graham and God bless you.

  33. Michael Russell says:

    Beautiful!!! As our all things that come from God. I praise God for the calling of Rev. Billy Graham and of Rev. Franklin Graham. What a blessing!!!

  34. Olawale Paul says:

    I love to search for the word of God, mostly to prepare myself for lectures. When i received a message, i do love to know more and read more about it. I was searching the online for Christian growth, while i come across to guidelines for christian living and it was helpful for the bible study am preparing.

  35. Melissa Green says:

    Thank you for the simpleton version of coming back to being a good Christian.
    I am Catholic and have been asking for help reading the bible and comprehending everything that made absolutely no sense to a kid in church. I am having difficulties understanding where to begin and the information allotted to me is overwhelming. I only want to be a good person that has high morals and lives up to my job here on earth. I have always loved and been with GOD I just fell off the righteous path. Thank you for listening and I welcome all and any help pertaining to being a great Christian.

  36. Edward Adusei Poku says:

    Thank u God bless u and your family.

  37. Marvin Tom Reynolds says:

    This is an amazing outline of the CHRISTIAN faith. It is the same as recorded in the 10 Commandments which is the bases of the Book of Hebrews in the Bible. The major point is that Jesus was the Goal of the Old Testament and the New Testament verifies this fact based on all matters of History. Jesus is the Son of God bearing the issue of Evil in me and all people that are willing to accept by faith what God our creator has achieved. It points to what is coming and it could in our life time.

  38. Jeandre says:

    Truly powerful, thank you. It’s only by the grace of God.

  39. Nashon Onzere Muhando says:

    For a long time since 1971 while in High School, I watched Billy Graham’s crusade on screens. He is one evangelist I admired.
    Read his works and you see a servant called to serve fulfil his role.

  40. Adi Marica tuikoro says:

    very inspirational ……Thank you and God Bless

  41. Monica Howard says:

    Simple clear steps. Exactly what I needed, now to pray that I follow them!

  42. GLADYS M. AMISSAH says:

    God’s servant Billy Graham will always be treasured. We have been blessed by his Books

  43. kasy says:

    Thank you and bless you Sir. Indeed am inspired.

  44. Rebekah says:

    So true!

  45. Amadi Caleb says:

    It is my earnest desire to serve God in spirit and in truth, but the environment I see my selves sometimes holds me back from fulfilling God’s purpose for my life and living right, but I am believing God that your assistance will go a long in achieving my desire.
    God bless you.

  46. Patricia Kearney says:

    Thank You.
    I need to learn more about the Holy Spirit ?

  47. Paula Soontiraratn says:

    Thanks for this teaching

  48. sharon says:

    I struggle everyday to live a Godly life. My life is upside down right now and I know that I need God but I cant seem to live right no matter how hard I tried.

  49. Anita Martinez says:

    These guidelines are so helpful. It’s strange how I knew all of this information but reading and writing these guidelines are more clearer to me now. Thank you so much. May God continue His blessings on all of us.

    1. Cindy says:

      Sharon, I have been brought up knowing the Lord Jesus all my life but it still is not a easy path, sometimes our worldly instincts take over and we stray, but know this Jesus died for us so our sins are forgiven, it doesn’t mean we can be indispensable and do what we like but when we make mistakes we can call on the Lord and ask for forgiveness, His word says I will never leave you or forsake you, and to trust in the Lord and lean not unto your own understanding, read your word and trust in him and I pray you will be blessed. in Jesus name x

  50. Yathishkumar sg says:

    I want to be become a Christian I love Jesus but I don’t know how to become a Christian. Please help me.

    1. bglibrary says:

      We encourage you to visit: http://peacewithgod.net/

  51. Rev.Nuhu atingawaya says:

    I really love God and with his help in my life thank you.

  52. Rev. Dr. Suri Kumar says:

    Indeed very encouraging words and every Christian must apply to lead true Christian life. These blessed words will also help to escape the condemnation of hell. Thank God for the life of
    Dr. Billy Graham, who is a great blessing to one and all. Amen.

  53. Rebecca Fabanwo says:

    I thank my lord Jesus Christ for guiding you to his words to help guide all of us .

  54. gift kaja says:

    Thank you for the article I think that I will take these guidelines into consideration may God bless you

  55. Esther Adewumi says:

    Glory to God Almighty. I was searching for ‘the Christian lifestyle’ and I got this write up of the man of God, Billy Graham. It is clear and straight to the point. You will not lose your rewards in Jesus Name. Many thanks.
    Esther: Nigeria

  56. Gregory says:

    Is it right to say that hell is the complete absent of God’s Word and if you land in hell there is no more Salvation because there is no more of God’s Word to be learned.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Gregory,
      We encourage you to read through some of Billy Graham’s answers to questions about hell by visiting here: https://billygraham.org/grow-your-faith/topics/christianity/hell/

  57. Kipkirui says:

    it’s awesome and a blessing just want to practice it daily

  58. Jim Dixon says:

    Thanking God for a man who is an example to all, i life and ministry. God Bless you sir.

  59. Frank Kaminski says:

    Thank You for your beautiful words of wisdom for the glory of God’s kingdom. Frank Kaminski

  60. Kevin says:

    Thanks for reminding me on steps to take to get closer to God.

  61. Derrick Kofi Boamah Patterson says:

    My name is Derrick from west Africa , Ghana. I am very weak in prayers and I want you and your members to remember in Prayers. I love God but I found it difficult to go to church on sundays and even to read Bible .

  62. Joshua says:

    I love everything. God bless you

  63. lily copeland says:

    great and wonderful.

  64. Albert Phelps says:

    I enjoyed the teaching it’s very rich. I believe I can lead someone Christ.

  65. Sonia serrato says:

    Thank you.

  66. Nana Owusu says:

    Very good and great outline to follow as Christian. This has been made very simple for me to follow to grow my christain life. I was actually doing 4 of them,but now it’s been made clear to me…Thank you very much… God bless you for your wonderful guide

  67. David says:

    I really love this teachings,it guides my mind in a new dimension,
    An interesting and inspirational message,
    GOD bless you more and more.

  68. Sunny Philio says:

    God Bless….

  69. Sunny Philip says:

    Thanks and God Bless…..

  70. Grace says:

    That’s very awesome

  71. RAJESH KUMAR Mathad says:

    Praise the Lord

  72. Favour says:

    I was blessed

  73. Shauni says:

    i don’t know why but my heart and soul is getting much stronger. i want to become a christian.

  74. bernard odudeyi says:

    god will give us the grace to live our life according to his word.

  75. Epemu Gladys says:

    Very correct and concise, very useful in our daily Christian life

  76. Ijahenda. I says:

    Inspiring guidelines. When we stick to that,ww may surely secure a home in internity. Tanx to Billy Graham

  77. Akindeinde o. Vincent says:

    This is wonderful, very interesting and useful.

  78. Robert Martinez says:

    Great outline. I am doing research to create a pamphlet for my Church, there are many problems that exist that need to be recognized and confronted by our church members. I pray to succeed that our church can become a powerful church in the Holy Spirit, we must get back to our beginnings.

  79. Vusi Silindza says:

    The above is a priority in my life

  80. Sireeia says:

    I want to be a Christian but I let the distractions of the world and my circumstances be above Christ. I truly want to accept Jesus as my savior. My parents always tell me that sometimes God may want to use you but you have to let Him. I want to be the woman that God has put me on this earth to be. I believe that God has a plan for my life. Can you send me a couple of scriptures that will encourage me and help me stay focused? I also struggle with faith, what are some things that I can do about that?

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Sireeia,
      We encourage you to visit this site so you can find devotions, and information on how to grow your faith: https://billygraham.org/grow-your-faith/

  81. Bobby Carr says:

    Thanks for the simple truthful teachings.

    Just an ordinary growing Christian trying to get better one day at a time

  82. Barbara Toll says:

    Billy Graham has impacted my life since I was a young girl. His constant, clear voice of God’s word gave me the ability to understand, learn, and apply what God’s Word instructs us.
    Grateful to Billy Graham and our Lord that he used his gift.

  83. Donald Robertson says:


  84. Florence ubajekwe says:

    Good morning, please help me in my place of work. I am surrounded with so many different sins. As a broadcaster I fall into some of these sins… I live in sins and sometimes stay away from sins. How do I live a sin free live?

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Florence,

      Try reading through a few of these answers Billy Graham has given in response to similar questions about sin. We hope this helps. https://billygraham.org/grow-your-faith/topics/religion-philosophy/sin/

  85. Susan says:

    Please pray for me. I need encouragement and clarity on how to become a good Christian. I want to honor God in everything that I do.

  86. Tsamuel says:

    Thank u for letting me to download the precious word of God.

  87. C’Asia says:

    10 great rules !!

  88. AKE-THOMAS CYRIL U. says:

    It’s suitable and profitable.


    It is an encouragement to my spiritual life, it help me to grow spiritually. Please help me in prayer that I may stand strong in the Lord.

  90. Fred Clements says:

    No one cares what you know until they how much you care. Grahams messages reinforces that for me. One is a lonely number, however; Pastor Graham ‘s love for God assures me I am not alone.

  91. Catherine says:

    I am encouraged. Actually I was looking for messages that can help me revive my prayer life.
    1 Read the word
    2 Prayer
    3 Fellowship
    4 Lean to the Holy Spirit.
    I am inspired thanks Billy Graham. RIP

  92. Pastor Nick says:

    Pastor Billy has always been an inspiration and his words live on

  93. Ranjan suna says:

    Really inspired through these 10 points, and blessed. As I am a follower of Christ Jesus, I must do this all in my daily life to please God. Thank you so much.

  94. penelope tonge says:

    Well what can I say – God is faithful if you’re faithful. He is loyal, trustworthy, His mercies are forever great, Am glad I have given my life to Christ who rules the lives of the faithful. You know when He comes to get us there shall be joy, peace. I wish to be like Christ (perfect). I acknowledge I am a sinner – that’s the more reason why we need Him. God is alive.

  95. Evelyn williams says:

    I love where it said to live above your circumstances.

  96. Chris says:

    Good work. More grace to you.

  97. Umubyeyi m.Claudine says:

    Thank you so much for the guidance. God Bless you and me. I need to live a Christian life. Amen.

  98. Bulalu Tonny says:

    Thank you for your message

  99. Munindra Baglary says:

    Good & helpful

  100. Karen Cicero says:

    Thank you for making this available online and free.

  101. yohannes Zeleke says:

    Important and basic rules of spiritual growth while we are here in this world.

  102. Ashish Raj says:

    Thank you Billy for sharing these with us and you are now became an angel, here on earth you have inspired the lot of people through scriptures, God and His son must be proud of you.

  103. George says:

    I need encouraging mail.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi George, we encourage you to visit the following two pages. Just enter your email, and we will send you spiritual encouragement.
      http://www.billygrahamlibrary.org (scroll down to bottom)

  104. Paul Udo says:

    You are doing a nice job showing people the way. I’ll be glad to be receiving information from you.Thank you for the job well done.

  105. Jerome Davis says:

    I have hard time letting Jesus Christ take control of my life. It’s almost like a steering wheel – I give it to Him, but I want to take it back.

  106. Gift Alakpa says:

    I agree to the above steps.

  107. Gift Alakpa says:

    Thanks sir.

  108. Nathanie says:

    Thank you.

  109. Anil says:

    Praise The Lord
    Pl pray for my spiritual, professional, career and financial growth.

  110. jethro Acabal says:

    I was really blessed that being a follower of God our Lord is not easy, but thank God for another lesson being shared by His Son. I want to thank the one who made this. I declare that God give you more knowledge and strength to write more to think more about goodness of God in order for them to encourage and know how to live a life that is full of blessings. God Bless

  111. Reuben Jece says:

    Hallelujah, Amennnnn!!!

  112. Joseph Olowoleye says:

    Nice piece.

  113. Linda secor says:

    I help support Samaritan’s Purse and have always enjoyed the preaching of Billy and now Frankin.

    I have not always believed in the Lord. My upbringing was something less then love, but over the years I have come to know Christ and can only hope that because my heart is filled with true sorrow for past mistakes that God will forgive me.

    My husband left me for his boss after 27 years. That’s when I really got into the Word and am still growing. It’s not always easy but I keep on.

  114. Daniel kellman says:

    Thank you so much for the lifting words

  115. Phillip Shough says:

    I have a hard time understanding the words of the Bible. I can’t seem to make sense of a lot of what’s being taught. What can I do to help in understanding the word?

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Phillip,
      This is a great question. Here’s what Billy Graham has to say: https://billygraham.org/answer/read-the-bible-slowly-and-in-segments/

  116. obinna tony says:

    Very encouraging. Please always email me. I want to live a right live with Christ.

    1. bglibrary says:

      We will keep you on our email list. You can also subscribe to additional emails here: https://billygraham.org/subscriptions/

  117. Edwin Patino says:

    Really enjoyed the ten steps for christian living.

  118. Christiana Feson says:

    I find this very inspiring and awesome.

  119. Becki Pacetti says:

    Thank you for sharing this I get to follow them every day

  120. Jane says:

    I want to get back to my religious life. Lately I have been going on trips enjoying with friends eating and sleeping and working a lot, not paying attention to my religion. I want to be motivated and get some advice and help please.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Jane,
      It’s great to hear that you want to be more motivated. We encourage you to visit this website for resources on growing your faith: https://billygraham.org/grow-your-faith/

  121. C Lalmalsawma says:

    It’s a great and wonderful christian living guidlines! God put us in this word, to witness His heavenly love by words and by deeds. People want to see the life of heaven in the life of His followers. The more we show the life of Christ, the more people will believe that Jesus is the son of God. The real life of God is in heaven, true believer of Jesus can witness that life hear in this world!

  122. Samson Yama says:

    I am very much Blessed by the teaching of our Beloved Dr. Billy Graham, I am Pastor of a small church every week around 30 to 35 average people gathered on Sunday, we don’t have Church Building at present we are gathering at Computer Centre, kindly uphold us in your precious prayers that Gracious God to enable us to purchase a land for Church. Thank you.

  123. king says:

    Good message.

  124. Attla says:

    Thank you for this teaching, you helped me prepare for a sermon. Continue teaching God’s Saints.

  125. aivy gawe says:

    How can we say that temptation is not a sin? Thanks I just want to clarify. God bless.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Aivy,
      We encourage you to read about temptation on our website by following this link: https://billygraham.org/?s=temptation

  126. vincent says:

    What if you find your self being occupied with works? I mean a work of from morning to night. How will I do to keep these 10 guidelines?

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Vincent,
      We encourage you to read Billy Graham’s answers on similar questions about work: https://billygraham.org/grow-your-faith/topics/health-lifestyle/work/

  127. Kelvin Obukeowho Ibomor says:

    Words so powerful and inspiring.
    Thank you sir for sharing the words of blessing.

  128. susan says:

    Kindly assist me live a happy life. I am in a lot of temptation, such as marital problems where as my life with my husband is bad. We fight every night and we do not have time to communicate. My husband does not have time for me and children. Please help me live a normal life.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Susan, we are praying for your marriage. You may find these articles about marriage helpful: https://billygraham.org/grow-your-faith/topics/relationships/marriage/

  129. Lambert George says:

    Thanks for encouraging articles

  130. Harmony says:

    My mom said that before the earth was made that god made a book of Life and if u aren’t in it u go to hell. But how do I know if I’m in it and how do I get in it?

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Harmony,
      We are so glad you commented. We encourage you to read this answer from Billy Graham, and click the “Know for sure you’ll go to Heaven” button at the bottom: https://billygraham.org/answer/am-i-good-enough-to-get-into-heaven/

  131. Jawhar Aziz II says:

    These guidelines really helped me gain a better understanding of how to live a Christian life

  132. Sirisena Karandeniya says:

    I read the guidance and took it. My mind: to be a good child of God till the Lord has come.


    You are making me grow spiritually, and now I know how I can live a Christian life. God bless you

  134. Mary says:

    I need to stop backsliding

  135. Doris Valentine says:

    I am so thankful for this word/this teaching! I have been blessed with this teaching! My eyes have been enlightened! Thanks! May the Lord continues to bless you!

  136. Girmay Fasil says:

    I am happy for having this teaching site. God bless you!!

  137. Thomas Griffin says:

    This really helped thanks

  138. YibemoEzung says:

    It’s an inspiration that I could have come across. Thanks so much for bettering My life. Pray for me too so that I could live the rest of my life in Jesus Christ.

  139. Kenny Martins says:

    I just need a spiritual gift. I am a Christian. I suppose to have married but am facing financial challenge. I need prayer for financial breakthrough and spiritual breakthrough. thanks

  140. Warwick meharg says:

    Thanks this helped a lot

  141. Alvin Lau says:

    I still don’t get it. How do I do that? even though my feelings and con….

    I dont get it….
    Maybe I’m broken beyond healing, like the scriptures somewhat says?
    I wish….

    (How do I know if its the holy spirit? and not me?)

  142. Jesse says:

    Very encouraging

  143. MOKUKE says:


  144. Ben P Conchada says:

    Thank you Lord for the people like him.

  145. Khalid Rehman says:

    I want to meet Christian religion people to talk about this religion to know it how to follow.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Khalid, it’s wonderful to hear you’d like to learn more about God. This site would be really helpful for you, and you can chat with people about Christianity – https://peacewithgod.net/

  146. Christian Okeke says:

    These are very good instruments to use in walking with God daily. I thank God who gave His children the to acquire the knowledge of understanding the Scripture.

  147. Apryl Ann O. Agumin says:

    I am blessed and comfortable reading this one, knowing that Pastor Graham is a true believer. It’s amazing. Praise God ?

  148. Igor Smits says:

    I wish that I visited the Billy Graham Library when I had a chance. I am grateful that places like this will continue spreading the Gospel. God bless.

  149. Seedee Williams says:

    Thanks for your ministry. May God continue to bless the works of your hands.

  150. Jason says:

    Please pray for me. I feel like giving up

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Jason, we are praying for you and we encourage you to listen to this one minute audio clip: https://billygraham.org/audio/dont-give-up/

  151. Victoria Asamoah says:

    God bless you. This message is going to make my Christian life, a little simple. I need the special grace of God to help me practice it everyday. Remember me in prayer, please.

  152. A Raju says:

    Nice content , I felt happy by reading it.

  153. agnes williams says:

    I love your teaching, and I have followed Billy Graham for many years.

  154. Jeffrey says:

    Hi, I’m 50 years old. I’ve been saved for 32 years and I have truly been blessed by God. I have a great family, home, food on the table etc. However I have not been a strong Christian. I have sinned, asked for forgiveness and then sinned again. I have difficulty being a good man in Gods eyes. I swear now and then, have impure thoughts and I’m prejudice against Muslims..But today I have decided (not the first time) that not only do I want the holy spirt to take control of my life, I want to be a amazing man of God!! I want to pray always, love and not hate. Not judge and to fear God. I want to pray over others and let God perform miracles. I don’t want this to be a few days or weeks, I want to live as a Christian forever. Help please!

    1. bglibrary says:

      It’s wonderful to hear that you have decided to dedicate your life to the Lord. You may find this website helpful. Here you will find direction and encouragement for your pursuit of the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

  155. Chisenga Rodwell says:

    Please I need more lessons of this nature. Thank you very much

  156. Daniella says:

    Thank you Jesus for choosing me.

  157. Dare Wilson Olatunbosun says:


  158. Louis Rico says:

    I am a leader in a church and want to learn to teach one day and help my pastor. Our church needs Bible basic principles teaching studies. I will keep on looking at your Christian Living Guidelines. Thanks..

  159. Alphonce says:

    Very challenging

  160. Okwuagwu Ekene Christopher says:

    What a wonderful material on Christian living.Bless you.

  161. Joe says:

    Plss I need sermon every week to grow in Christ

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Joe, if you go to this website https://billygraham.org/tv-and-radio/radio/audio-archives/ you will find decades of Billy Graham’s recorded sermons. You can also read a daily devotion at https://billygraham.org/devotions/.

  162. MFREKE says:

    I am so blessed by the message. Please forward more to my mail, thanks.

  163. ofori thomas says:

    it is good to follow certain rules in our life

  164. Rebecca J Holsten says:


  165. Ron Wadwanski says:

    Just started to read this book and it’s wonderful, such a blessing to see how God used Billy to promote His word and how to be Saved !

  166. Charles machariah paramet says:

    Very happy and so exited, inspired for the guidance. All i need is more prayer to know more about God. Thank you and be blessed

  167. Razoukietou thokhwe says:

    Jesus Christ is a good example for Christian so I want to be a good christian and I want to live a good christian life.

  168. Ken Msples says:

    This is inspiring and these 10 guidelines are tremendous

  169. Anna M McClain-Howell says:

    These guidelines should be placed in every pastor’s vision for his church, regardless of denomination. I am so very thankful & awed by God’s unraveling clear, summarized overall biblical guidelines.. ..L.A.

  170. Godday Unadike says:

    Am happy to read it, and I will be more happier if you can send more in my email to help me get the free once to read God bless you as you help people to know him.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Godday,
      We encourage you to sign up for our emails by scrolling to the bottom of this page: https://billygrahamlibrary.org/

  171. Chuck D says:

    Ways Christains stand

  172. Rev/ Pastor. Lon Howle says:

    I love the 10 guidelines for Christian living as well as all the inspirational messages we all get to experience and have experienced over the years from our brother Rev. Billy Graham. He has always been and will always be THE MOST inspirational & influential preacher of all time as far as I’m concerned. Being a minister myself I draw so much strength & encouragement from him and his ministry/legacy. Thanks Pastor Lon Howle

  173. Your Name says:

    nice one God bless the people that wrote this. it is indeed a guidline for christians

  174. Wilfred Oparah says:

    This is a simple but basically balance truth that can help a Christian be who he should be in Christ.
    Thank you, Bro Billy

  175. Aracely says:

    Love Jesus

  176. Guirvinsky says:

    I am a born again Christian and i will follow the word of God for the rest of my life.

  177. Sahac says:

    I want to be a modest and wise Christian.

  178. Godwin Okafor says:

    I like the message and video, I have listened to it over 100 times to get it’s message…

    I follow the message to stay focused on My Master Jesus Christ…

  179. James says:

    I Love Jesus

  180. Sherry Washington says:

    This is excellent information

  181. sarah mwende says:

    may God bless you

  182. sarah mwende says:

    May God bless and add you more knowledge

  183. bol chop kier says:

    awaken the world with inspiring words of God to every one who believes in Jesus Christ

  184. Elijah says:

    Thank you sir for this word

  185. Pastor Sam Ejim says:

    The guidelines, sure, guarantees peace with God. I’m a fan of all true men of God, and Brother Billy Graham is one of them. I liken him to St Paul. Thanks for the guidelines. Please send me your BGEA ministry update. I hope it will be helpful. God bless you more.

    1. bglibrary says:

      We encourage you to scroll down to the bottom of the BGEA homepage to sign up for our ministry emails. Click here: https://billygraham.org/

  186. ethanharper says:

    It is very useful article… thank you..

  187. Yanglam says:

    Thank you so much its helped me alot.

  188. Blessing says:

    God is wonderful…
    Thanks to Billy Graham.

  189. sisay Solomon says:

    I am blessed by this article thank you

  190. Tope Emmanuel says:

    I love this word may God help us

  191. Kigbu Kevin A. says:

    It is inspiring, good for spiritual growth.

  192. Feyissa Regassa says:

    This the reality for growth in spiritual life

  193. Faith Pieters says:

    I want to please God with living holy life.

  194. elgin sim jia quan says:

    I think I like being a christian

  195. Godday Unadike says:

    I love God, and I believe that without him am no body.

  196. Eldon Hiatt says:

    I found this book in my aunt’s things after she had went to be with lord. “GUIDE FOR CHRISTIAN LIVING”. It only has 5 chapters, 64 pages. I have shared it with several people, and they want a copy to pass on to people that are struggling with “LIFE”. I have searched without success to find this on line. It states in the book that these 5 chapters were taken from the 1953 book PEACE WITH GOD. Can you help me? PLEASE!!!

  197. Mantolo says:

    Thank you Billy, I am encouraged.

  198. Thabsile DuPont says:

    Thank you for sharing

  199. Joan Henslee says:

    God is my everything and Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior! I loved, and will always love Mr. Billy Graham. What he brought to the people of this world was the greatest message ever told of how to find Jesus as their Savior, how to live for Him and how to reach all others for Him. This as it always has been was a blessing to me, and I praise God for sharing this message from Pastor Billy Graham.

  200. Brenda Perez says:

    I want to do a baby Christian class in my church. I felt that I didn’t know anything about the bible. I feared someone would ask me to pray, I felt like I was thrown to the wolf’s. It was not a very good felling. So if you could let me know a new Christian class I would be sooo greatful. Blessings,

    Brenda Perez

  201. Akinsola Deborah says:

    This is really a blessing to me. Thank GOD and thank you sir.

  202. Nwaobasi Francis chiemela says:

    Hallelujah!! I found this article so fascinating and encouraging. Thanks so much for this and keep it up sir. I pray for more grace upon you sir.

  203. Lazar sabumon says:

    Good. I want more Christian messages.

  204. Byron Costa says:

    I used to be a devout Mormon…I served an honorable mission. They always said they brought in Jesus Christ. I always felt the emphasized their living prophet. I always liked the New Testament and read it many times. Prayerfully asked Jesus to guide me in Jesus is the Christ.
    Thank you Billy Graham and good followers of Christ.
    I wish I could be a better Christian.
    I appreciate all the exemplary model Christians.

  205. Michelle Knecht says:

    In God I believe and declare my heart has been warm with your message and I thank you for that. God bless ?❣️

  206. Sydney Chamatete says:

    I am really blessed and I would like you to be sending me articles that can strengthen me in my Christian growth as a believer of Christ Jesus and as a leader.

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Sydney,
      To receive encouragement in your inbox, we encourage you to go to http://www.billygraham.org and scroll to the bottom to sign up for our emails.

  207. Brandie Britt says:

    Thank you for being such an inspiration!!!!

  208. Denis Royes says:

    This is a wonderful guideline for Christians to follow I do believe that Jesus is the son of God and he is the one and only way to salvation.

  209. Tseleng Mosuhli Mosehle says:

    I particularly liked the reminder that Temptation is not Sin, but yielding to temptation is sin. Grace be with you

  210. Okechukwu Ajah says:

    Your updates have been spiritually edifying. God’s Grace now and always in Jesus name

  211. Abraham Wuor Ayuel from south Sudan says:

    Thank you Sir Billgraham for this Guide principle inspired me most.as Christian you must be Exemplary of doing good things to the other.So that’s demonstrated the Core value’s Christianity. Once more thank again

  212. Lee says:

    I love to be receiving your publication regularly. I wish to know more about His Words.

  213. Daniel says:

    This is wonderful. Am blessed by what am seeing here.

  214. jocelynng(jojo) says:

    I am also a Christian too. Both of my parents are Christian.

  215. Lamech Jallo says:

    This message is awesome. It’s a good manual for Christian living that I wish all Christians would read.

  216. Manggin Lhoujem says:

    These beautiful words of God make my faith stronger day by day. I don’t know how to thank you for this but God knows how I feel after reading.
    I thank my Heavenly Father for bringing me up in a Christian family where my Mom and Dad both were very fond of preaching the Gospel and sharing their precious word of God to me.

  217. Edward says:

    Very inspirational guidelines , and empowering messages thank you.

  218. Bonita Moore says:

    At this very moment I am sitting in the hospital room with a friend sister that is unresponsive and this message came up on my phone at the right time and gives me so much encouragement I really can’t express it I think God for what you are doing and continue to spread the word thank you so very much

  219. Moses OCHIENG says:

    I love this message and am blessed

  220. Malibu says:

    I am really trying to live right for God. Thank you for this it is very helpful.

  221. Bakare Ezekiel says:

    I am fully bless and exciting with this massage . May God continue to strengthening you and uphold the ministry till end.

  222. Norman Knepper says:

    I just to find Jesus and live a good life with my family.

  223. Ahupa gabriel says:

    Thank u sir for your great words God bless you

  224. Robin Duncan says:

    Number 10 just brought such peace. Although I already knew this, just reading it gave a renewal of faith.

  225. Moses Q.Mkhonza says:

    I’Ll appreciate àl future updates from your ministry, thanks Moses

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Moses, you can sign up to receive our emails by scrolling to the bottom of this page: https://billygrahamlibrary.org/

  226. suzanne schneekloth says:

    I love this . Sometimes we as Christians we dont think of these . But it is something to keep in mind. Thank you

  227. chrispin mwiinga says:

    thank you for helping please pray for me. I want also to enter in the kingdom of GOD

    1. bglibrary says:

      That’s great Chrispin! There are chat coaches who can help you with your walk with Christ. Just visit here: https://peacewithgod.net/

  228. Omodara Esther says:

    Billy Graham, I love the guidelines
    So educative, the spirit of the Lord will continue leading u dear sir…


    a wonderful message from a man of God am blessed.
    thanks. Alfred

  230. Manisha mogle says:

    This helps me a lot.

  231. Stephanie Teshera says:

    Thank you!

  232. franklina says:

    Very helpful

  233. Pst charity sindio says:

    I have been blessed by your articles.

  234. Kelvin Dave says:

    Your write up has been a blessing.

  235. Steve Noble says:

    Just read the 10 guidelines for Christian and just want to say think you I’m going thrught some things some hurts both past and new hurts from some one I love but by reading this it helps God bless you

  236. Joshua pedroza says:

    Want to grow as a Christian

  237. Kate says:

    Thank you Mr. Graham! You inspired me to find refuge in the word of Christ in dark times. I read scripture daily, I’m just a kid so I don’t have a lot of control over being able to go to church but I’m working on it. Thank you

  238. Patricia Spinner says:

    Looking to replace my inner anger with God’s peace and love

    1. Billy Graham Library says:

      Hi Patricia,

      If you are looking for God’s peace and love, we encourage you to visit https://peacewithgod.net/ which will walk you through the steps to receiving Jesus Christ as your Savior. May God bless you!

  239. Emmanuel says:

    Thanks Mr. Billy Graham you have given me preaching tips.

  240. Sarah Banda says:

    Am encouraged by this article
    It really enlightens me on how I should live my life as a believer of Christ
    May God bless you

  241. Thomas Kwaku Frimpong says:

    The words are very true and definate, its very is inspirational, when you apply them it will help you in your daya to day activities

  242. Sunita Baag says:

    Praise the Lord. I’m so inspired to read this 10 steps. I want to be a good Christian. Please pray for my spiritual life.

  243. John Jacob says:

    Want to grown in spiritual aspects
    Also want to encounter Heaven
    Want Almighty God to give me Spiritual eye
    Also salvation in my community
    Also we need peace in our country Nigeria
    Always prayed for spiritual Gift
    Also prayed for Holy Ghost to fall on me just like the day of Pentecost

  244. Eva says:

    Thanks for the guidance my God bless you

  245. David says:

    It is an inspiration and acts as a foundation in Christ, it is really educating and molding souls in God. It has uplifted me from somewhere,thanks so much.

  246. Thomas says:

    Thank you for this wonderful website for me to learn about how to live as a christian. I will improve my walk with christ a lot from this!!!! 🙂

  247. Boateng Fosu Dorothy says:

    Thank you sir for sharing the word of God, it has really lifted me in my worshiping with God and also in faith. I like the word.

  248. Gordon Belin says:

    God’s word is always good for the soul.

  249. Janet Horton says:

    I would like to know how can I get through the day without worrying and having doubts. I’m at war with my mind right now and I don’t know how to control it

    1. Billy Graham Library says:

      Hi Janet,

      If you are searching for peace, we suggest visiting http://peacewithgod.net/. We pray you find peace in Jesus Christ.

  250. Ogunniyi Michael says:

    It’s soul refreshing and inspiring.

  251. sOLOMON says:

    God bless you with his great love and continue it for the future. Thank you very much!
    Solomon from ETHIOPIA!

  252. pauline w.m says:

    pray for my family

  253. Samuel Sodemba says:

    I am from Nepal serving as a pastor since 10 years. I would like to get biblical teaching on Christian life.

  254. mandisa says:

    this was really helpful, it gives courage

  255. Daniel Arbuzov says:

    Thanks this helps, although I do most of these things it’s inspirational, thank you

  256. Saw Myar Reh Myar Doo says:

    I love this article very much. Some Christians say that we don’t need to do anything after believing Jesus Christ. We can do whatever we want to do, they say.

  257. Jacob says:

    We praise our Almighty God for choosing and mightily using a man like Dr. Billy Graham throughout the world for the glory of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We need more of this kind of Godly servant in today’s world. I will see Billy in heaven. Let us all strive to live in love and work in such to bring honor to our loving God.

  258. Belinjoy says:

    Your teachings where really good.

  259. Celestine Khandi says:

    The teachings are good and wish to get more from you.

  260. Livai Gotegote says:

    Thank you Jesus for Dr. Billy Graham.
    You are such an inspiration to me and the church.

  261. Ophelia says:

    Lord please help me to live by all these guidelines. Amen

  262. Detra Brown says:

    thank you!

  263. Louis N. Egbunkonye says:

    I appreciate your teaching

  264. Gabriel says:

    Thank you for this because I am really lost and confused when it comes to how a Christian should live.

  265. Chaza Derrick Mtonga says:

    Thank you…. The answers are clear and straight forward

  266. Gabriel Kyamba says:

    This is wonderful message

  267. Musa says:

    God bless you …for the good message ….indeed I have learnt something precious…

  268. Ronald says:

    Thanks, very helpful.

  269. David Dockery says:

    Thank you for this. I am struggling to fight temptation and chronic pain daily. I needed some guidelines and this list is just what i needed. God bless your ministry.

  270. Anil Kumar M says:

    want to know more about Lord Jesus Christ and live for him…

    1. Billy Graham Library says:

      Hi there,
      If you are seeking to know more about Jesus Christ and how you can receive Him as your Savior, we encourage you to visit https://peacewithgod.net. May God bless you!

  271. Kennedy Chanda says:

    Thank God for the work He is doing through your ministry.

  272. Dana M Stanfield says:

    Thank you! I learned so much reading “10 guidelines to Christian Living” tonight, it was a great encouragement and blessing!

  273. Felix wanyonyinyi says:

    I am blessed with the teachings. May God increase you, and equip you more and more in Jesus name.

  274. Henry Benjamin Obeng says:

    I am so grateful to read such an amazing article. May God richly bless the Graham family. Amen.

  275. Peter nyatichi atunga says:

    Thank you Jesus for dying for me. Billy Graham, thanks for your good work.

  276. Alton says:

    Thanks for the needed guidance from this outline on Christian living.

  277. Elijah Usman says:

    I want to thank God for giving me the opportunity to know His word and I ask with the help of the Holy Spirit and more grace to do His will and serve Him in spirit and in truth. Amen.

  278. luiz confidence says:

    good one and seems very helpful

  279. Joseph Ampiah says:

    It’s an inspiration to my life, the man of God Billy Graham. His words gives me wisdom. Thanks.

  280. Blessing says:

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Amen.

  281. Zar says:

    I’m just learning

  282. Chase Bolton says:

    Thanks you for this great spiritual guidance in how to learn to be the man. I so much to be a better man inside and in my daily walk. I pray i shall never fail my Lord Jesus Christ in my walk of faith.

  283. wuesenenter says:

    i truly love this

  284. Bryan Wickham says:

    I was writing a song, and trying to figure out points for a song, and this was a good help!

  285. Quadri Joseph says:

    These highlighted ways of living a Christian Life should be followed by a true born-again Christian to enable him grow spiritually.

  286. ELIZABETH Jones says:

    Thank you so much for the word of God. Continue to do what you’re doing for the Lord. Continue to pray for one another. Our God is so amazing. He is worthy of our obedience to His word.

  287. C. Christian Zarweah (Rev.) says:

    Thanks for this beautiful tool for equipping the church of God.

  288. Choice chioma chukwu says:

    So uplifting

  289. Batwala Vicent says:

    Thanks a lot Mr. Billy Graham, you have taught me to live a Christian life.

  290. anonymous says:

    Thank you so much for this. Sometimes it’s hard to understand the concept of living in the light of the Lord’s name but I know that my faith will grow strong.

  291. Paul joseph says:

    Great sir God bless you

  292. Dr David Kings says:

    The teachings and practical christian life of God’s servant of blessed memory made me what I am today. I cherish all about BGEA. It is a ministry that is Bible based, Christ centered and God glorifying.

  293. Daniel Mutai says:

    This is indeed a guide that will help a Christian to appeal to unsaved to choose to follow Christ. Christians are Christ-like because Christ is living in us through the Holy Spirit. It is no longer us who live but Christ who live in us.

  294. Aggrey Ifeanyi says:

    God bless the man of God and his inspiring words and messages. I am back to my feet with the good things of Christ. In Christ my solid rock I stand.
    Ride on Man Of God.

  295. Danladi usman says:

    Thanks for reaching me with this spiritual food. God bless you.

  296. David Laltanngura Sailo says:

    Thanks to Mr. Billy Graham. It inspire me a lot. It helps me in becoming a good Christian and lift up my Spiritual life too. I kept on reading continuously this article.

  297. Matthew James Dugan says:

    Thanks so much for the chance to read this list of things to bring Jesus into our lives, as I have always struggled with temptation and still do (as all people to some degree or another do in their lives each day.) This has truly opened my eyes to a higher level of living a life to please The Lord.

  298. Gibson Xorlasi says:

    I love these guidelines.

  299. Tonya says:

    Hello Billy Graham Library Staff, I was excited to find the 10 Guidelines for Christian living. I was truly blessed. Thanks.
    Ms Tonya Cartwright

  300. MARILOU E. BAGIWAN says:

    Thank you very much for this outline. It is very useful for me as a Sunday school teacher in our church. God bless!

  301. Azho khesoh says:

    Thank u sir… May the good God always be with you.

  302. Sohan says:

    Live above your circumstances. The 10th point got me spiritually motivated.
    God is above our situations.

  303. RICHARD. PETER. says:


  304. Jodie McCarron says:

    Thank you for giving me a place to go to for answers

  305. Betty Felix says:

    Thank you

  306. K says:

    To God be the glory.


    Am blessed. Gonna paste this and teach others

  308. Tumusingize Nazarious says:

    Praise God

  309. Surab Daimari says:

    It is very essential topic for me and to christian people. I am blessed to read this point. Thank you and I am hoping to get new chapter again.

  310. joy says:

    Quite enriching and encouraging.

  311. Okura Danson says:

    Thank you, you have helped me move a step in my Christian life.

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