Living Out the Gospel—Joy in Tribulation

Billy Graham acted as a living example of the evangelistic messages that he preached. His sermons were not only written to convict the crowds, but also to shape his own life. This series of “Living Out the Gospel” posts demonstrate how Mr. Graham practiced what he preached.

 

From Billy Graham to the Graduate

In June of 1943, William Franklin Graham, Jr. stood among the graduating class of Wheaton College. The farmer’s son, and future evangelist to world leaders, once was told by a teacher that he would not amount to anything. Billy Graham would return to Wheaton multiple times over the years to address subsequent classes. But in …

 

In His Own Words: Billy Graham on Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In his autobiography, Billy Graham recounts the moments after hearing of Dr. Martin Luther King’s death in 1968: “Not only was I losing a friend through a vicious and senseless killing, but America was losing a social leader and a prophet, and I felt his death would be one of the greatest tragedies in our …

 

Billy Graham on Thanksgiving

“For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.” Luke 12:48

 

In His Own Words – Billy Graham on Peace

In Billy Graham’s book, Peace with God, he shares about finding peace as described by the Bible. “The way of peace have they not known.” the apostle Paul says concerning the human race (Romans 3:17). As we look around, we find that there is little personal, domestic, social, economic or political peace anywhere. Why? Because …