“Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead – don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive than I am now. I will just have changed my address. I will have gone into the presence of God.”
– Billy Graham
This quote went viral after the world first heard of the passing of William Franklin Graham Jr., better known as Billy Graham, on February 21, 2018. The words were adapted from the 19th century evangelist Dwight L. Moody. On March 2, Graham was laid to rest in his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. All nineteen of his grandchildren were there and the twelve grandsons served as pallbearers.
While Graham’s death impacted the world, it was his life that changed it. Reaching nearly 215 million people who attended one of his more than 400 crusades, simulcasts and evangelistic rallies in more than 185 countries and territories, Billy Graham preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ to more people in live audiences than anyone else in history. Not to mention the hundreds...
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