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Billy Devotioanls – Jesus Christ – By Billy Graham August 30, 2019

Topics: Jesus Christ
Make Room in Your Heart
By Billy Graham
August 30

Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven . . .
—Matthew 5:43–45

Billy Graham

When H. G. Wells summed up the influence of Jesus in history, he said, “Is it any wonder that this Galilean is too much for our small hearts?” And yet the heart of man, though small, is big enough for Christ to live in, if man will only make room for Him. Christ instilled the spirit of Christian love in His followers, so that they lived without malice and died without rancor. The love that Christ talked about can only be given to us by God. It is one of the fruits of the Spirit. When you come to Jesus Christ, He transforms you. Your past is forgiven. You receive a power to love men, beyond your natural ability to love.

Prayer for the day
Instill in me, dear Father, Your same Spirit of love which enabled the disciples to live with true charity.

Billy Devotioanls – Pride – By Billy Graham August 23, 2019

Topics: Pride
We Must Decrease
By Billy Graham
August 23

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the Lord.
—Lamentations 3:40

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Our modern philosophy of self-reliance and self-sufficiency has caused many to believe that we can make the grade without God. “Religion,” they argue, “may be all right for certain emotional people, but you can’t beat a man who believes in himself.” But this self-confident generation has produced more alcoholics, more dope addicts, more criminals, more wars, more broken homes, more assaults, more embezzlements, more murders, and more suicides than any other generation that ever lived. It is time for all of us to take stock of our failures, blunders, and costly mistakes. It is about time that we are putting less confidence in ourselves and more trust and faith in God.

Prayer for the day
As I examine my heart, I see so much of self there. I ask that You would forgive me, Lord—my confidence will be in Your leading.

Billy Devotioanls – Worry – By Billy Graham August 19, 2019

Topics: Worry
Be Not Anxious
By Billy Graham
August 19

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
—Colossians 3:16

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Christians are to rejoice. To do that, you need only to think of the great things God has done for you. Then we are told not to be anxious, but in our prayers to make our requests known to God. In your biggest problems you have One to whom you can go; and before Him you can pour out your heart with the assurance that He will not leave you without an answer to that great problem. Then we are to fill our minds with those things that are good. They are mentioned in the Scriptures as being things that are true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, of good report, and of virtue. It is upon these things that we are to think. Live positively, not negatively. Once you learn that secret, God will have given you the victory.

Prayer for the day
You know what troubles me today, Lord Jesus. In faith, I give it all over to You and now praise You, knowing Your love will not fail.

Billy Devotioanls – Money – By Billy Graham August 18, 2019

Topics: Money
Where Is Your Treasure?
By Billy Graham
August 18

Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven . . .
—Matthew 6:20

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Many young people are building their lives on the rock of materialism. I find across the country a deep economic discontent among people in every walk of life. People want more and more things. They forget that we are enjoying the highest standard of living the world has ever known. We still have poverty, and hundreds of agencies are trying to do something about it; but we are dissatisfied. We want more, more, more. But Jesus said, “You cannot serve God and money.” He said that a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things that he possesses. Adolf Berle, in his study of power, points out that riches often make people solitary and lonely and, of course, afraid. Many times a rich man knows loneliness and fear, because when he makes wealth his god, it leaves him empty. You see, without God life loses its zest and purpose and meaning.

Prayer for the day
Knowing You, my heavenly Father, brings richness to my life and soul.

Billy Devotioanls – Christianity, Religions – By Billy Graham August 9, 2019

Topics: Christianity, Religions
The Eternal Fact
By Billy Graham
August 9

And all who trust him—God’s Son—to save them have eternal life . . .
—John 3:36 (TLB)

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Currently, Christianity is being compared with other religions as never before. Some so-called Christian leaders even advocate the working out of a system of morals, ethics, and religion that would bring together all the religions of the world. It cannot be done. Jesus Christ is unique. Why insist on the uniqueness of Christ? What did Christ bring into the world that had not appeared before? The Christian answer is that He is the supreme manifestation of God. “God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself” (2 Corinthians 5:19). This is the eternal fact of our Christian faith.

Prayer for the day
Beliefs come and go, Lord Jesus, but You remain—unchanging—for You are the Son of God!

Billy Devotioanls – Bible – By Billy Graham August 8, 2019

Topics: Bible
Unity in Scripture
By Billy Graham
August 8

. . . holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.
—2 Peter 1:21

Billy Graham

Although one can derive inspiration from any portion of the Scripture, it is better to have an understanding of the general structure of the Bible to get the most out of it. The Old Testament is an account of a nation, Israel. Out of that nation came Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. The New Testament is an account of a Man, the Son of man, the Savior. God Himself became a man, so that we might know what He is like. His appearance on the earth was the central, most important event of history. The Old Testament gives the background for this event; the New Testament tells the story of its fulfillment. You will find a unity of thought and purpose which indicates that one mind inspired the writing of the whole.

Prayer for the day
Inspire me, Lord God, as I read the Bible so that I may be able to understand more clearly Your divine teachings.