Skip to comments.Billy Graham: Pastor to Presidents
Posted on 02/21/2018 7:08:30 AM PST by oxcart
Billy Graham has often said, Whether the story of Christ is told in a huge stadium, across the desk of a powerful leader, or shared with a golfing companion, it satisfies a common hunger. All over the world, whenever I meet people face-to-face, I am made aware of this personal need among the famous and successful, as well as the lonely and obscure.
Every U.S. President since World War II has met with Billy Graham. Both Johnson and Nixon, the two who probably sought him the most, offered him high positions in government which he quickly and politely refused.
Here are short snippets of their stories:
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Thank you Lord for sending this wonderful man our way.
The Patriarch of America is gone from us.
Our loss. Heavens gain
May the angels sing him home
My Memories of Dr. Billy Graham:
His association with presidents is not important. Titling the article “ ... Pastor to Presidents” is an insult.
So many great sermons, so little time.
Not to mention his beloved Ruth!
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May the soul of the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Billy liked Hillary. He thought she would make a great president. I am not saying that he was not a great man, but sometimes religious figures are two timid to make a stand on right and wrong. Luckily his son Franklin takes a stand all the time.
I have really come to admire Franklin. He seems to be on the right side of just about everything.
I remember when Billy Graham spoke in Cliff Hare stadium in Auburn. It was very special. I remember hearing him speak at Explo ‘72 in Dallas. My husband, Mike, prayed to receive Christ one day when hearing Pastor Graham speak on the television. “Well done, Thou good and faithful servant. Enter into the joy of the Lord.”
Billy Graham, I am sure, had a part in my coming to saving faith in Jesus Christ. I was born and raised a Catholic but remember watching his crusades on TV in my Southern Baptist grandparents’ house. He planted the seed, many watered, and God gave the increase. A godly man that is sitting at the feet of the Lord Jesus Christ with his beloved wife Ruth and hearing, “Well done my good and faithful servant, enter into your eternal reward.”.
A lot of evangelicals despised Graham because he didnt put down the Catholic Church and he had great relationships with a few popes, especially JP2.
Well done - Reverend Billy Graham - good and faithful servant. Well Done.
——A lot of evangelicals despised Graham because he didnt put down the Catholic Church and he had great relationships with a few popes, especially JP2.——
LOL....”A lot” ....I am sure there were some...as in a few....
Where do find such bovine dropping?
Pros and cons about that, and especially his contribution in the 50s and 60s -- as a white Southerner -- applying the Golden Rule to race relations.
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