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Life Lessons From One Graham to Another

November 11, 2013|11:24 am

There are many things that a grandfather can leave for his grandson. For instance, the grandson may carry his grandfather's looks, legacy or worldview. He may even receive his possessions.

For me, when I sit and contemplate my grandfather, Billy Graham, I think that one of the greatest gifts he has given me in his twilight years is something more subtle. He's given me a lesson.

In Paul's second letter to Timothy, he writes an inspirational sentence that most of us know well: "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." (2 Timothy 4:7, ESV). I can't help but think about that verse when I think about my grandfather.

You see, this wonderful and godly man who turns 95 today – not just loved by me, his grandson, but loved by so many around the world –is constantly teaching me an amazing lesson, and that lesson is how to finish well.

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