Bible

5 Ways to Handle Grief, Loneliness During the Holidays

This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life. —Psalms 119:50 (ESV) Christmas isn’t a joyful season for everybody. Grief—whether from loss, loneliness or both—crescendos around this time of year for many, and the deep, emotional pain can seem like almost too much to bear. Isaiah 53:4 states, “Surely He has …

LISTEN: The Rest That Endures

In this 1960 message from Hamburg, Germany, Billy Graham explains the meaning of Matthew 11:28 and the rest Jesus promises to those who seek Him. You can have the rest Billy Graham talks about. Find peace with God.  

Anne Graham Lotz Bible Study: Finding Calm in a Chaotic Christmas Season

This past year, we have seen news reports of people rioting in city streets, suicide bombers in public squares, deranged gunmen opening fire in random acts of violence, brutal murders and rapes and kidnappings. We have experienced the continuing threat of COVID-19, of looming inflation and of nuclear weapons possessed by rogue dictators. At the …

Cissie Graham Lynch: Devotionals or God’s Word?

As a mum in her mid-30s, Cissie Graham Lynch has found that many women primarily scan through quick devotionals—instead of opening their Bibles. “Devotionals have become more popular than God’s Word,” Lynch said on Instagram. “We do not know God’s Word and what it says because we have become too dependent on other people’s words and …

VIDEO: The Real Meaning of the Cross

  What happened on the cross is a beautiful mystery. Hear Billy Graham explain various aspects of Christ’s death in this 1985 message from Hartford, Connecticut. Get a simple explanation of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross.

VIDEO: Franklin Graham on How to Get Through These ‘Trying Times’

“When we look at these trying times, it’s important that we stay focused on God and His Word,” Franklin Graham said. While circumstances constantly change, it’s important to cling to life’s one constant—God’s Word. If you’re having trouble staying faithful or obedient to God, consider the following resources: Have Doubts About the Bible? Top Questions …

Tips for Reading and Understanding the Bible

“This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.” —Joshua 1:8 The Bible …

Is the Bible Reliable? 5 Answers from Billy Graham

The Bible is the best-selling book of all time, but can we trust what it says? Below, see how Billy Graham tackled some common questions and misconceptions about the Bible. 1) Why is the Bible so hard to read? Am I doing something wrong? >>Billy Graham’s Answer 2) Why should I believe something just because …

How can I get started reading the Bible?

“How can I get started reading the Bible? I actually made a New Year’s resolution to read the Bible every day (like my grandmother did), but I got bogged down and finally gave up. Maybe you could give me some pointers.

Anne Graham Lotz on Placing Confidence in Our Unshakable God

“I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’” —Psalm 91:2 The last two years of my life have been physically challenging and spiritually strengthening. I can declare with certainty based on God’s Word and my personal experience that the Lord is utterly trustworthy. Therefore …

Tips for Memorising Scripture with Kids

You are never too young to memorise Scripture. David the psalmist said, “I have stored up Your Word in my heart, that I might not sin against You” (Psalm 119:11). Download the Gospel Alphabet to share with your kids (pdf)  Sometimes it’s easy to take food for granted. But without it the body doesn’t get the nourishment …