Billy Graham Articles

Billy Graham Answers: Is It Wrong for Christians to Drink Alcohol?

Q: My parents drink alcohol on occasion and always at social events, but they tell me to never drink. Isn't this...
Billy Graham Answers: How Should I Pray?

Billy Graham Answers: How Should I Pray?

Question: I hear a lot about prayer but seldom do I hear a pastor preach about it. Are people expected to know how to pray?Answer from the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham: Jesus considered prayer more important than food. The Bible tells us that Jesus prayed hours...

5 Resources to Help Break the Power of a Poor Body Image

5 Resources to Help Break the Power of a Poor Body Image

Have you ever wanted to look different? Maybe change your height, your weight, your hair or your facial features? Poor body image affects both men and women, and in an age of Photoshopped magazine covers and unrealistic expectations, it can be easy to feel...

Why Is It So Hard to Be a Good Parent?

Why Is It So Hard to Be a Good Parent?

While there are obvious rewards, parenting can be one of the toughest challenges you could ever undertake. And I'm sure you heard the phrase when you were a child, "Just wait until you become a parent."I received this question from a distraught parent:  Q:...

Billy Graham: Why Does the Cross Offend People?

Billy Graham: Why Does the Cross Offend People?

This expression "the offense of the cross" sounds strange to our modern ears.Because, you see, we have a beautiful cross on our churches. We have crosses in the lapels of our coats. We have crosses around our necks. We have crosses embossed on our Bibles. We never...

How to Deal With a Verbally Abusive Spouse

How to Deal With a Verbally Abusive Spouse

It is distressing to be on the receiving end of very cutting and abrupt comments that wound one's spirit.Some people, for reasons known only to themselves, often speak to others in this manner. Sometimes a harsh and insensitive attitude shields a person who himself...

Billy Graham: Where I Am

Billy Graham: Where I Am

A young man with an incurable disease told me, "I don't think I would be afraid to die if I knew what to expect after death." Evidently he had not heard of what God "has prepared for those who love Him" (1 Cor. 2:9).This young man had within him the fear of death. By...

Billy Graham: Criticizing Your Pastor Is a Sin

Billy Graham: Criticizing Your Pastor Is a Sin

Q: Why do some people seem to enjoy criticizing their pastor? I'm in a civic organization with a couple of friends from another church, and it seems like all they talk about is their pastor's shortcomings. Should I say something to them about this?A: No...

Billy Graham: How Strong Is Your Armor?

Billy Graham: How Strong Is Your Armor?

What would you do if persecution came to Christians? In this excerpt from his newest book, evangelist Billy Graham presents five points to use as a checklist in determining the full strength of your "full armor."What would you do if the major cities in your country...

Billy Graham: This Is Our Only Hope

Billy Graham: This Is Our Only Hope

The decline in moral values we see in Western culture coincides with the decline in this culture's view of God's Word, the Bible. In this classic message, presented in 1966 at the 150th anniversary of the American Bible Society, Billy Graham calls for a return to the...

Billy Graham: Who Is the Son of God?

Billy Graham: Who Is the Son of God?

“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me’” (John 14:6, NIV).The Bible teaches that God is actually three Persons. This is a mystery that we will never be able to understand. The Bible does not teach that...

The King is Born

The King is Born

When our children were little, they would awaken before daylight on Christmas Day, their eyes dancing with expectation. They could not wait to get downstairs to the Christmas tree to open the gifts. But before we opened the gifts, we read the Bible and I prayed. What...

Billy Graham: ‘Will You Pray With Me Today?’

Billy Graham: ‘Will You Pray With Me Today?’

I’ve recently prepared what may well be my last message to our nation. I have prayed a great deal about this. The program is called The Cross, and you can see it on television beginning Thursday. I hope you won’t watch the program alone. It’s intended to be...

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