God is able to change the heart and mind of an atheist, according to famed evangelist the Reverend Billy Graham.
In an advice column published Tuesday, Rev. Graham was asked a question by someone who wondered how a committed atheist can convert to Christianity.
"I read an article the other day about a woman who had been a committed atheist, and somehow she became a Christian. But I have some friends who are atheists, and I can't imagine any of them ever believing in God or becoming Christians. Could they ever change?" posited the person. more >>
The daughter of famed evangelist Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz, says that even though the United States is facing God's judgement, the country has not yet passed the "point of no return" and can still turn back to God in hopes of being spared the full wrath of His judgement.
The 68-year-old Lotz, who is the founder of AnGeL Ministries and author of the new book The Daniel Prayer: Prayer That Moves Heaven and Changes Nations, was a guest on the nationally syndicated radio talk show "Point of View" with Kerby Anderson last Thursday to discuss her book and the judgement that America is facing.
As Lotz has argued in the past that America is in the "last stage of this downward spiral into the abyss of God's judgement," she agreed with Anderson when he suggested that there seems to be more of a concentrated effort to rally people in prayer and asked if America seems to be "praying more as a nation." more >>
The Rev. Franklin Graham has compared the blood and sacrifice needed for America to achieve its Independence Day to the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made on the cross, and called upon Americans to consider both on July 4th.
"It has been 240 years since America declared her independence—and it is something to celebrate! I'm thankful every day for all of the freedoms we enjoy in this country. These freedoms come to us at a great cost— blood has been shed, and sacrifices continue to be made, for our freedom as Americans," Graham wrote on his Facebook page.
"Blood was also shed so that we could have freedom from the bondage and punishment of sin — the blood of God's Son, Jesus Christ. He gave the ultimate sacrifice to rescue our souls. Have you trusted Jesus as your Savior and Lord? The Bible tells us, 'Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed' (John 8:36). Are you celebrating that freedom today?" he asked. more >>
People who move to the big city should not give in to the popular vices of urban life and so create a meaningless existence, says the Rev. Billy Graham.
In his long running syndicated advice column "My Answer," Graham was asked about what to do in response to a "lonely" life in a major city.
"I was really excited last year about my new job, but it involved moving to a big city, and now that I've moved here I'm really lonely and miserable. Why are cities such lonely places?" asked the unnamed person. more >>
Since Rev. Franklin Graham knows that many Christians feel that they don't have good options this presidential election season, he's advising that they support the candidate most likely to listen to their concerns.
"You're just going to have to ask yourself which of the two [presumptive nominees] do you think we as Christians will at least have a voice with?" the evangelist said to a crowd of about 5,000 assembled on the Capitol grounds in Olympia, Washington on Wednesday as part of his "Decision America" tour, according to The Seattle Times.
While Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, has made it clear that he has "zero faith" in either the Democratic or Republican parties, he encouraged attendees to vote, despite their disdain for either of the presumptive major party presidential candidates. more >>
God's invisibility does not prevent anyone from forming a close relationship with Him, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
In a column published in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, the world-renowned evangelical leader and founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, explained that God does not have a physical identity because He is a spiritual being, but such a truth should not stop people from forming communicating with Him and depending on him for guidance.
"The Bible doesn't tell us what God looks like — because He is invisible. And the reason we can't see Him is because he is a spiritual being — that is, He has no body or face or other physical form. That doesn't mean He isn't real, because He is," the evangelical leader explains. more >>