Hope

Franklin Graham: We Can Still Give Thanks

2020. A year like no other we’ve experienced. We’ve had a pandemic. We have been locked down like never before. We’ve seen incredible destruction from storms, fires, and flooding. … But in the midst of this trying year, there is no better time than now to turn our hearts toward God, who is with us …

Anne Graham Lotz: God’s Antidote to Loneliness

The pandemic that struck our world put us in lockdown and confined us to our homes. Our excursions were limited, and when we did venture out, we wore masks and kept a 6-foot social distance from others. But what we’ve discovered is that while we’ve been protecting ourselves and others from a deadly virus, many …

6 Ways to Find Hope for the Future

Sometimes the world seems hopeless. Maybe it’s because of the violence that creates a domino effect as one outburst after another erupts in this city or that. Maybe it’s the hardship we experience through illness, family conflict and money issues. Maybe it’s the messy political climate that leaves candidates and constituents alike entangled in disagreement. Where’s all the good news? “My hope does …

Online Ministry Guides People Worldwide Through Coronavirus Crisis

In the days since COVID-19 began infiltrating the globe, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) created special web pages through its internet evangelism ministry, Search for Jesus, to address the fears quickly spreading among people of all languages. These pages were created in English, Spanish, Korean, Arabic, Mandarin and Portuguese. Each gives the online visitor a chance to respond to the never-changing Gospel …

‘I Am Set Free’: Abuse Survivor Finds Worth in Christ

Denise Wright of Lafayette, Indiana, thanks God for working through Billy Graham 42 years ago. That’s when she first heard about how to live a more peaceful and gratifying life. “Know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” —Ephesians 3:19, ESV The past four decades have …

Struggling with an Eating Disorder

“We’re very concerned about my niece because she’s gotten very thin and eats almost nothing. The reason is, she thinks she’s too fat—which isn’t at all true. How can someone deceive herself so much?”

Where is Your Hope?

What are you placing your hope in for the future? Your country’s government, educational system, some plan or organization? My hope is in a Person, the Lord Jesus Christ, who sits at the right hand of God. I have hope and know that I’m going to heaven. And, right here and now in this present …

The Hope of Resurrection

The resurrection of Christ brings hope. The late Emil Brunner once said, “What oxygen is for the lungs, such is hope for the meaning of human life.” As the human organism is dependent on a supply of oxygen, so humanity is dependent on its supply of hope. Yet today hopelessness and despair are everywhere. Peter, …

Where is Your Hope?

The sea was beating against the rocks in huge, dashing waves. The lightning was flashing, the thunder was roaring, the wind was blowing; but the little bird was asleep in the crevice of the rock, its head serenely under its wing, sound asleep. That is peace-to be able to sleep in the storm! In Christ, …

Where Does Your Hope Lie?

The Scriptures predict that a new day is coming. There will be a golden age of prosperity when all perplexing problems-religious, social, or political-will find their complete solution. It will be a marvelous time for this mixed-up world. However, the Bible teaches that man will not bring about this coming golden age. Man alone cannot. …

Triumph in Affliction

May I remind you that physical illness is not the worst thing that can happen to you? Some of the most twisted, miserable people I have ever met had no physical handicap. Some of the world’s greatest and most useful people have been handicapped. “The Messiah” was composed by Handel, who was suffering from a …