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Conservatives Praise Billy Graham’s Call to ‘Vote Biblical Values’
FOX NEWS ^ | 10/20/2012 | Todd Starnes

Posted on 10/21/2012 8:12:54 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Billy Graham is featured in a national advertising campaign calling America back to God and urging Americans to “vote for biblical values” on Nov. 6 — a move that many conservative Christians call “unprecedented.”

The advertising campaign launched with full page ads in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today – followed by similar ads in as many as a dozen states over the next few weeks.

Fox News has learned that many of the ads will appear in key battleground states. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said the ads were paid for by friends of the ministry.

“I believe it is vitally important that we cast our ballots for candidates who base their decisions on biblical principles and support the nation of Israel,” Graham said in the full page ad that appeared in today’s Wall Street Journal.

He also urged Americans to vote for ‘those who protect the sanctity of life and support the biblical definition of marriage between a man and a woman.”

Graham most recently came out in support of Chick-fil-A after the family-owned company came under a vicious attack from militant homosexual advocates who opposed their support of traditional marriage.

Last May Graham, who lives in Montreat, N.C., publicly backed an amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage. At the time he lamented what he called “the moral decline of our country.”

“The legacy we leave behind for our children, grandchildren, and this great nation is crucial,” he said. “Vote for biblical values this November 6, and pray with me that American will remain one nation under God.” The BGEA said the ads intentionally do not mention any candidate or political party.

“This ad is consistent with both the mission of the BGEA and Billy Graham’s personal methodology to diligently and consistently remain politically neutral

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TOPICS: Evangelical Christian; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: billygraham; christianvote; elections; moralvalues

1 posted on 10/21/2012 8:13:00 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
But...but...but, Romney is trying to take over the country and convert everybody to the LDS Church. He must be stopped!

I don't need a sarc tag on this do I?

2 posted on 10/21/2012 8:21:06 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: SeekAndFind

Reverend Graham knows the nation is balanced precariously on the edge of Hell. “If my people who are called by My Name will humble themselves and turn from their wicked ways......

3 posted on 10/21/2012 8:23:38 PM PDT by contrarian (Now God in on your case O)
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To: SeekAndFind

Billy Graham knows that Mormonism is a cult, and he calls it such.

This is not an endorsement of the LDS cult.

4 posted on 10/21/2012 9:59:19 PM PDT by ansel12 (Mitt Romney is a mixture of LBJ and Nixon, Obama is a mixture of LBJ and Jimmy Carter.)
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“What impresses me even more than Gov. Romney’s successful career are his values and strong moral convictions,” Graham said in a statement following the meeting. “I appreciate his faithful commitment to his impressive family, particularly his wife Ann of 43 years and his five married sons.”

The 93-year-old evangelist urged Americans to pray for the nation – warning that “America is at a crossroads.”

5 posted on 10/21/2012 10:03:17 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: contrarian

Except we haven’t, and hence hence my tagline.

6 posted on 10/21/2012 10:06:40 PM PDT by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: ansel12
yes. As a Catholic, the Rev. Graham earns my deepest respect. This is truly a man of God. And he knows to separate the beliefs of Romney from what Romney is going to do to promote conservatism.

Vote Romney!

7 posted on 10/21/2012 11:16:22 PM PDT by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: SeekAndFind
Even a heretic can get it right every once in a while.

Where was he 4 years ago though?

I guess I am asking for too much.

8 posted on 10/22/2012 3:43:09 AM PDT by Tolkien (Grace is the Essence of the Gospel; Gratitude is the Essence of Ethics.)
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