Worry

Cast Your Cares

Look at the birds! They don’t worry about what to eat-they don’t need to sow or reap or store up food-for your heavenly Father feeds them. And you are far more valuable to him than they are. —Matthew 6:26 (TLB) Some section hands on a British railroad found a thrush’s nest under a rail. Peacefully …

Will Graham: A Story on Social Distancing from the Old Testament

I don’t know about you, but I had not heard the term “social distancing” until the outbreak of the coronavirus. Intentionally staying several feet away from the nearest person had never crossed my mind. I spend enough time in airplanes—crammed in among strangers—that it never would have seemed feasible before now. In Biblical days, however, …

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 …

Will Graham: Jesus Can Bring Peace, Calm in the Midst of Your Storm

Will Graham was supposed to hold a three-day Celebration last weekend in Georgia, U.S., but when COVID-19 put those plans on hold, the grandson of Billy Graham decided to share a brief message of hope virtually. So on Friday night, Will Graham spoke from the stage of the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, …

5 Billy Graham Answers on Anxiety

The number of people suffering from anxiety and depression continues to rise in the United Kingdom. There are six million people experiencing either depression or anxiety just in the UK, according to the most recent data from Psychiatric Morbidity Survey. “Historians will probably call this present era in the Western World that we are living …

Confronting Fear in the Face of Coronavirus

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. —Isaiah 26:3 (ESV) “As our nation prepares for the worst, our prayers are with those who are suffering as a result of the coronavirus,” Franklin Graham posted on Facebook Thursday. “There are those who are sick, those who have lost family …

Help Others Find Peace: 10 Bible Verses to Share

Are fear and anxiety about the coronavirus paralysing your friends and family? Are you wondering how this global pandemic will end?  The people who lived in Bible times were no strangers to trials. But many were also well-acquainted with the character of God—a loving, protecting Father quick to console His people. He comforted them then and comforts us …

Franklin Graham’s Message for Such a Time as This

For millions around the world, the coronavirus is bringing day-to-day routines to a halt. As we face an unpredictable future, what’s something tangible you can do in response? Franklin Graham shared the following thoughts Monday on Facebook.  Many years ago, the great writer and theologian A.W. Tozer made this profound statement, “A scared world needs a …

3 Billy Graham Quotes to Help Fight Coronavirus Fears

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” —Lamentations 3:22-23 Sometimes the world seems hopeless. With the frightening onslaught of the coronavirus affecting multiple facets of people’s lives, one can easily fall into a tailspin of anxious thoughts. Where’s all the good news? “My hope does …

Treating your depression is not a sin

“Is it a sin for me to take medicine for depression? I worry about this, because someone in my church said that if we’re right with God we won’t be depressed. The medicine really helps me, but I need to know if I’m doing something wrong.”