Franklin Graham Requests Prayer for His Father

By   •   December 10, 2013

BG birthday

My father turned 95 this past November 7, and I am pleased to say that my family was able to be with him as he celebrated another milestone in his long and productive life.   Joined by many colleagues and friends from around the nation and the world at this celebration, he spoke briefly of these friendships and did not fail to point people to the Lord Jesus Christ. This will forever be his legacy which is, as the Bible says, a testimony to the faithfulness of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Since that night a few short weeks ago, he has had another bout with a respiratory infection and was hospitalized briefly before returning home to recuperate. He is extremely weak but his vitals are good.  Our family would appreciate your prayers for him that the Lord would strengthen him. He has been so encouraged by the release of his most recent book “The Reason for My Hope—Salvation” that he immediately began work on another book about a subject that he feels that God has laid on his heart. Only the Lord knows what is in store as we move forward in service to Him.

To all who have stood with us—some for sixty years—supporting us financially and undergirding through prayer, thank you for your faithful support.  We are encouraged with how God has blessed the proclamation of the Gospel through My Hope.  This evangelistic outreach will continue for the next five years as the Lord is using it so effectively in people’s hearts. We are thankful that He is touching hearts as tens of thousands have responded to the invitation to confess their sins and receive Christ as Savior.

We value your prayers—in fact, we depend on them. We find words of comfort and praise in the psalms, “Oh, bless our God…and make the voice of His praise to be heard, who keeps our soul among the living, and does not allow our feet to be moved. Come and hear, all you who fear God, and I will declare what He has done for my soul. Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer” (Psalm 66:8-9, 16, 20 NKJV).

Franklin Graham Signature

Franklin Graham
December 10, 2013

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  1. Muluken Tadesse says:

    Ephesians 3:18-19 Then, having been rooted and grounded in love,you will be able to understand, along with all the saints, what is wide, long, high, and deep that is, you will know the love of Christ, which goes far beyond knowledge, and will be filled with all the fullness of God.

  2. Carol Holm says:

    Your dear father brings such enlightment to my soul. What a great man he is. I look forward to someday meeting him in Heaven. God Bless him with strength and continued enlightenmnet. Just honor and love this great man and his love for Jesus. Thank you!

  3. Rebecca says:

    Rev. Graham, I am thanking God ahead of time for restoring you fully and healing you, if He hasn’t already, and praying for blessings over you and your whole family! In Jesus name Amen!

  4. Remi says:

    The Good Lord be with you nd your beloved family
    Wishing you all a blessed Christmas nd a
    prosperous New Year
    My heartiest prayer for your health in Jesus name Amen

  5. Donna Boyle says:

    Praying for Dr. Graham and looking ahead with GREAT EXPECTATION to the coming year..May you and yours have a Merry Christmas and HIS Peace be with you all..

  6. Donna B Robinett says:

    May God continue to bless all your family

  7. Margaret King says:

    May God give you strength, health, and comfort. Thank you for being a part of my life!!! Love unto you and your family!!!

  8. Louise Newhart says:

    My prayers are always with you Rev Billy Graham, your son Franklin and all your family and all who have been associated with you and your BGEA. You have touched so many lives and have been a true and faithful servant. Love and God Bless, Your sister in Christ

  9. alem says:

    our prayers are with you .

  10. Beth C Sova says:

    God Bless you Billy Graham… thank you for the wonderful witness and message of our Lord Jesus Christ that you have always given the world… Memories of watching your crusades with my late parents were a wonderful part of my life….thank you…..