5 Ways to Pray for the Billy Graham Library

At the Billy Graham Library, we begin our days with prayer. Before guests even arrive, our volunteers pray over each and every visitor that will enter through the doors—that they will have an encounter with Christ.

As we continue our prayer ministry, we would be honored if you—our online guests—will allow us to pray for you. Share your requests in the comments below. (All comments are reviewed before they appear online, so if you’d like them to remain anonymous, you can indicate “PRIVATE” at the beginning of your comment, or simply state “unspoken prayer.”)

We also covet your prayers. Here are five ways you could pray for the Billy Graham Library:

  • Please pray that guests would see “darkness passing away, and the true light already shining” through Jesus at the cross-shaped doorway into the Library (1 John 2:8, NKJV).
  • Please pray that the Lord would make the Library a place where all nations and peoples can become one family because “God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, has given us the ministry of reconciliation” (2 Corinthians 5:18, NKJV).
  • Please ask the Father to open the door for men, veterans, teachers and pastors who will be attending our upcoming events to “acquaint themselves with Him, and be at peace” (Job 22:21, NKJV).
  • As our volunteers share the “Steps to Peace with God,” please ask the Holy Spirit to create in them a spiritual host of “peacemakers … called sons of God” (Matthew 5:9, NKJV).
  • As the Lord carries us through a time of transition, please ask the Holy Spirit, to give the Library staff “tranquil hearts that give life to the flesh” (Proverbs 14:30, ESV).

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  1. Vincent Kunicki says:

    I pray that God continues to bless Samaritans Purse. And every Ministry that the Graham family follows Gods lead with.

  2. Stephen C says:

    As long as God is with us then everything is perfect. His love is our courage and strength, our peace and happiness. God gives us more love than we can ever use so we have extra to share.

  3. Jim says:

    I pray for your ministry often and am so thankful for your being bold in the promotion of the Kingdom of God.

  4. Daniel Day says:

    I have degenerative disk disease & have had 2 failed lower back surgeries fused S1 – L1 2 foot long titanium rods & 12 screws and need upper back surgery fusion for C3-C7. I am eat up with arthritis especially bad in both shoulders. I am in severe pain constantly & cannot sleep well for hurting so much. I don’t know how to pray about this any longer. It seems God’s answer is to bear it. Please tell me how I should ask God to help me. I always praise God and thank him I am here to go through this and pray for others. I need some guidance. And prayer. Thank you for listening…..Daniel

    1. bglibrary says:

      Hi Daniel,
      We pray that God has blessed you since first writing this comment. We encourage you to see what Billy Graham says about prayer by visiting here: https://billygraham.org/grow-your-faith/topics/christian-living/prayer/

  5. Linda Knechtel says:

    Father. I pray that you will annoint the doorpost of the library as people enter may they feel your love and your presence as they step from the world mind set. Father help each person mentally recognize why they are there as the. Holy. Spirit greets each heart individually. As. I intwrcede for this bg library’s needs begin preparing every detail in accordance with your Will your way. I am claiming. I. Cort 2. Verses 7 to 10. I respect you. Father because there is no hurricane flood fire or event that goes unattended by you as we fail to honor you. May we look up and pleed for wisdom and may mercy come running to our nation amen

  6. Mary Popadines says:

    Love Billy Graham ministry!!

  7. Delight Montgomery says:

    Thank you for this. I will share the prayer needs with the Ladies in the Bible Study I lead. God bless you for what you do to spread the Gospel.

  8. Michael says:

    I have a family member that is in ICU.He is in congested heart failure and he can’t breath.Please pray for his heart and lungs to be healed.He doesn’t believe in God so please pray during this time he sees God’s face and comes to Christ.Pray for him to b saved and born again.Thank you

  9. Kimberly Melton says:

    Please pray for my father, who has cancer, who is in physical therapy to hopefully be able to walk again, even if it is using a walker. Pray for strength and patience for him. Pray for my mother since she is becoming his care giver – to give her strength – also for her health. This has been a long journey. I thank God that my father is still with us. Please pray for my family.

  10. Ruth Amaro says:

    That my family members who have not accepted Christ to invite Him into their herds before it is to late and that He will restore my daughter Maria that she will follow him with all of her heart and not stray from His path again.

  11. Steve Messina says:

    May ALL of these prayers be answered. God will provide. May God create new hearts, seeking spiritual righteousness in the leaders of all nations. Pray that the Revelation of God flow through our lord Jesus Christ, bringing us to the Rapture. Through the power of the Holy Spirit, in Jesus’ name.

  12. Edward Sutherlin says:

    May the Lord God in heaven, give you peace and wisdom to get thru the rest of your day. Thank you Jesus. He has gotten me thru many dark days in my past and I know he will help with my future.

  13. Kim Shannon says:

    I ask that you all pray for my finances I ask that you please pray with my walk with Jesus as I have backslidden and I’m trying to get better and get back where I need to be but I’m struggling but I love the Lord and I know eventually I will get back to where I need t.o be I ask all this in Jesus name amen.

  14. Rebecca Johnstone says:

    That I will not be discouraged in my faith by my environment…the sins that plague the people around me…that I will not be too harsh in my judgements
    but to counter sins (hatred etc.) with love (tough love in some cases)
    and that I will not succumb to temptations I face…God’s guiding presence…

  15. Janet says:

    I pray that the love of Jesus Christ will be represented by all those who are working there at the Billy Graham Library. May God bless you Billy Graham and your wonderful family of faith.

    1. ginny says:

      Thank you for being Gods Lighthouse all these years.I praise the Lord for the Billy Graham Association. I pray for God’s richest blessings yet to come! Keep shining for Jesus

  16. Shelby says:

    Please pray for my 2 adult mentally ill children. They struggle daily with symptoms of Schizophrenia. Meds help but not a cure. My husband and I are elderly and pray for them daily. I know God has a plan for them and they are in his care. Thank you for your prayers for us.

  17. Delores Laurence says:

    I pray Dear Lord for the staff of the Billy Graham Library that Your love and peace will fill them, may the guest that come through the doors feel your Presence andmay they ask for Your Holy Spirit to fill them. In Jesus Name I pray.

  18. Tony Ciambriello says:

    My two sons are struggling with depression and addiction. I fervently pray to Jesus Christ our Lord and savior to bestow on them the Holy Spirit so they can come out of the darkness and into the light, clothe them with the full armour of God and strengthen their faith to battle this demon. I also pray for my wife and myself for wisdom in handling this trial. Thank you and keep the faith☺

  19. Julie zehendner says:

    Private praying and believing for complete healing of neck and shoulder so I continue to volunteer at samaritans purse and show christs love to the lost and the saved!

  20. Julie zehendner says:

    Praying for everyone who enters the Library of every race fill the love of Jesus and their lives never be the same! And for the staff to bless them and guide them to steps of peace for everyone who walks thru the doors and that the people coming feel the love like they have never felt before!!

  21. Christopher Ajadi says:

    Brethren, please pray that God shold fight my battles, give me peace and open doors of opportunities for me which the enemies, sins and devils had closed.

  22. Jackie says:

    God would help me be faithful in all areas of my life. Trust Him and His timing.

  23. Kathy Swaringen says:

    please pray for my church. it is truly dying. pray for my son to get back in church. pray for my family

  24. Frank j Murphy says:

    I prayed for you today, and I know that the prayers of the righteous will availeth much God Bless every staff member.

  25. Dick Mbodwam says:

    May the God of all creation bless your ministry for all seeking to know Him. May He continue to give you wisdom and courage to help all of us to have faith in Him. In the Mighty name of Jesus. Amen.

  26. Marie and Charles Jagneaux says:

    We plan to be at the Billy Graham Library on Tuesday Sept 19 and then on to Pilot Mountain so we pray for a safe trip to our vacation and a safe trip back home and also good weather there.
    WE pray for the Billy Graham family and all the work you do for Christ.

    Your friends in Christ
    God Bless each and everyone

  27. Brian Cashion says:

    Prayers sent to you. Thankful for The library and all it represents. Especially in a world full of sin and disappointments thank you for standing up to be a light int eh darkness!

  28. Patrick Moores says:

    Please pray for my recovery from esophageal cancer surgery and that I will be able to swallow without immediately losing it and that the nausea will cease.

  29. Liz Bookheimer says:

    We had the privilege of visiting the Billy Graham Library the first year that it was open. We have followed Billy Graham’s ministry for decades and have been blessed to be in attendance at his crusades three times.

    God had indeed blessed the Graham family by allowing the ministry to continue with Franklin and Will and Anne and the Cove and Samaritans Purse and on and on. Millions and millions of people across the globe have been lead to Christ through these ministries.

    Many blessings and wishes for good health and safety in travel.

  30. Suzanne Koeppen says:

    Please pray for my son Todd who has stage 4 cancer and has been told it will kill him in one year. One year will have passed next month, October. The cancer has spread. Please pray for God to heal Todd and take this cancer from him. Please pray for God to take away any suffering and pain. Please pray for me and my husband, that we have the strength to make it thru this terrible time, and accept whatever will be God’s will not ours.

  31. Teresa Robertson says:

    I pray that when all people that enter the library doors that they feel the love and presence of Jesus and crave for his wisdom to lean on him in every situation and to lift up his name in all things. I pray that the lord gives Dr Graham physical comfort and I want to thank Jesus for giving us a godly man to spread his word all over the world. In Jesus name I pray. Amen

  32. Jonathan Shoun says:

    Unspoken prayer. Thank you. God is good.

  33. Sharon says:

    Thank you for all the information about the Library. I never realized it was so extensive.

  34. Martha H. Holcombe says:

    Every morning (usually about 4:30 or earlier) before my devotions I stand in my kitchen and pray for Rev. Franklin,his sweet family,Rev. Billy,and his sweet family–and all the relatives. Then I pray for The Library and for The Cove. I always remember our President Mr. Trump and his family and our Country. God Bless you all–Thank God for Godly people who will stand for the right.

  35. Anonymous says:

    Please pray for our church as we continue to grow, that we will be obedient to His word, have clarity, and be protected from evil. Loving Kingston, Kingston First Baptist, Kingston TN.
    Praying for Christian Leaders from the hospital nurseries all the way to the White House!

  36. Julie Ann says:

    I pray for those in the path of these hurricanes.
    I pray for Billy Graham library.

  37. catherine says:

    i have prayed your beautiful prayers at your request. martin luther’s prayers have refreshed me: in the name of the father & of the son, & of the holy spirit, amen. i thank you my heavenly father, through jesus christ your dear son that you have graciously kept me this night from all harm & danger; & i pray you would keep me this day also from sin & every evil, that all my doings & life may please you. for into your hands i commend myself, my body & soul, & all things. let your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have no power over me. amen.

  38. Pat Gerace says:

    Please pray that I can keep my current job that I love. If that is not possible, please pray that I can find quickly a job that I love as much. Thank you!

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