38 Best Billy Graham Quotes

Billy Graham is often referred to a the president's pastor because of his many influences on past president of the united states.



When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.

Billy Graham


Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.

Billy Graham


My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

Billy Graham


Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion; it is like a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

Billy Graham


God has given us two hands--one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.

Billy Graham


 We are the Bibles the world is reading; We are the creeds the world is needing; We are the sermons the world is heeding.

Billy Graham


When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

Billy Graham


I don't want to see religious bigotry in any form. It would disturb me if there was a wedding between the religious fundamentalists and the political right. The hard right has no interest in religion except to manipulate it.

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God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.

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Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.

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The greatest waste in all of our earth, which cannot be recycled or reclaimed, is our waste of the time that God has given us each day.

Billy Graham


Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.

Billy Graham


If God were to remove all evil from our world (but somehow leave human beings on the planet), it would mean that the essence of 'humanness' would be destroyed. We would become robots.

Billy Graham


If God eliminated evil by programming us to perform only good acts, we would lose this distinguishing mark - the ability to make choices.

Billy Graham


World events are moving very rapidly now. I pick up the Bible in one hand, and I pick up the newspaper in the other.

Billy Graham


Our relationship must be right with God before it can be right with man.

Billy Graham


Reading God’s Word and meditating on its truth will have a purifying effect upon your mind and heart, and will be demonstrated in your life. Let nothing take the place of this daily privilege.

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He lives in the hearts of those who trust in Him. Our confidence in life after death comes from these very truths.

Billy Graham


We need to encourage new believers to feed on God’s Word—it is nourishment for the soul.

Billy Graham


Heaven gives us hope—hope for today and hope for the future. No matter what we’re facing, we know it is only temporary, and ahead of us is Heaven.

Billy Graham



I have read the last page of the Bible. It is all going to turn out all right.

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Believe that Christ died for you. He suffered for you. He won the battle over sin for you. He rose from the grave and was victorious over death so that you can live forever.

Billy Graham


For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Billy Graham


Prayer is for every moment of our lives, not just for times of suffering or joy. Prayer is really a place, a place where you meet God in genuine conversation.

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Evil is real—but so is God’s power and love.

Billy Graham


The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service.

Billy Graham


The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

Billy Graham


Don’t miss what the Lord has in store for those who love Him and are willing to let Him be the Master of their lives.

Billy Graham


It is not easy to shut out the world, set aside a few minutes by yourself, and spend time in God’s Word and prayer.

Billy Graham


But it is essential if we are to grow in our relationship with God and be strengthened for the battles ahead. Don’t delay. Begin now to spend time alone with God every day.

Billy Graham


Salvation is an act of God. It is initiated by God, wrought by God, and sustained by God.

Billy Graham


When worry is present, trust cannot crowd its way in.

Billy Graham


You can have religion but not know Christ. It’s having Christ that counts.

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The resurrection blasts apart the finality of death, providing an alternative to the stifling settling dust of death and opens the way to new life.

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The most important events in human history were the death and the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Billy Graham