When encountering moments of tragedy, only God can bring us love and peace, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
Graham, a prominent evangelical leader and founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, wrote in a recent post for the "My Answers" portion of his website that although there is frequently no explanation for tragic events, like mass shootings, such disasters remind us that the human heart is capable of great evil and therefore needs God.
"I doubt if anyone has a complete explanation for terrible events like this—even if there seem to be reasons behind some of them (such as domestic violence or employee anger)," Graham writes, suggesting that like in Genesis 6:11, our world has come to resemble earth before the flood: "Now the earth was corrupt in God's sight and was full of violence." more >>
While figurines and charms have no power in our lives, angels should be considered real, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
In a recent blog post for the Kansas City Star, the prominent evangelical leader explained that while many Christians may cling to figurines, such as porcelain angels, for good luck, they in reality have no power to change our lives in any way, and the Bible actually advises against them.
Graham cites Ezekial 13:20, which says: "Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I am against your magic charms." more >>
It's important we as Christian parents remember the impact media can have on our children, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
Graham, founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, wrote in a recent blog post for the "My Answers" portion of his website that parents must be vigilantly aware of the television and movies their child is watching.
"Raising our children is one of the most important responsibilities God gives us, and neglecting it or leaving it to others can be disastrous," Graham writes, pointing to Proverbs 22:6, which says: "Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it." more >>
Allowing yourself to fall into massive debt is a sign of a deeper issue of greed, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
Graham, a renowned evangelical preacher, wrote in a recent blog post on his Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's website that debt, especially ones incurred by credit cards, can feel like a "millstone around your neck."
The evangelical leader adds that it's no wonder the Bible warns against excessive debt, like in Romans 13:8: "Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another." more >>
The Rev. Franklin Graham led thousands in a prayer for the victims of the recent nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida during one of his Decision America stops this week.
As announced on his Facebook page, the renowned religious leader and son of the Rev. Billy Graham led more than 5,800 people in prayer for victims of the mass shooting, which took place at the Pulse gay nightclub this past Sunday.
Forty-nine victims were killed in the shooting that was carried out by Islamic extremist Omar Mateen. more >>
Christians need to stop making excuses and welcome God into their lives, the Rev. Billy Graham says.
The founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association wrote in a question-and-answer column published in the Kansas City Star on Tuesday that Christians need to stop coming up with reasons not to strengthen their relationship with God, saying that some have a misconception that Christianity is an "unbalanced" way to live one's life.
"I don't know how you decided that Christians are unbalanced, or that God doesn't want us to enjoy life, but you're wrong," Graham writes, referencing John 10:10 which reads: "I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full." more >>