The last command Jesus gave his disciples before he ascended to Heaven was to “go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”
Read 10 quotes from Billy Graham about the continued significance of world evangelism:
Ask God to help you see the world the way He sees it.
One of the great joys of my life has been to travel around the world and meet thousands of Christians in every country.
We must warn the nations of the world that they must repent and turn to God while there is yet time. We must also proclaim that there is forgiveness and peace in knowing Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
I have stood in the places where history was made. I have seen with my own eyes the part that men and women of faith have played in these earthshaking events, and I have heard with my own ears their cries for freedom.
All over the world God is opening doors of opportunity, making it possible for us to take the Gospel to millions who have never heard of Christ.
How marvelous it was to sand in a place like the Soviet Union and talk about the coming kingdom and to tell them that Communism will not win. I told them capitalism would not win either; it’s the kingdom of God that is going to win.
I have walked down jungle trails in Africa where I met fellow Christians; and immediately we were brothers even though we were separated by language, race, and culture.
My visits to Hungary over the past twelve years absolutely fixed my conviction that God’s Holy Spirit was releasing a spiritual force in that part of the world that was bound to challenge the atheistic philosophy that had dominated nations in that region for decades.
Only God knows when the alarm will sound, ending the work and ministry of evangelism as we have known it.
I’ve never seen such a hunger in people for spiritual things…People realize the past is gone, the future is uncertain, and the present seems to be hopeless. As a result, many [in Moscow] were open to God.