Prayers Answered With Mighty Turnout on Day 2 of Myanmar Festival

By Ron Nickel   •   November 19, 2016

Franklin Graham prays with pastors, church leaders
Franklin Graham prays with pastors and church leaders before the Yangon Love Joy Peace Festival in Myanmar. More than 52,000 people attended the second day and thousands made decisions for Christ.
Counselor prays with two young boys
A trained counselor prays with young boys after Franklin Graham led those in attendance through a prayer of salvation.
Aerial picture of Festival. Shows large crowd at Myanmar Convention Center
In two days, the Festival has drawn more than 98,000 people thanks largely to the efforts of 400 churches in Myanmar. People came from all over the country—including remote, mountainous areas a two-week journey away. (Photo taken by Ryan Smith)
Franklin Graham and interpreter
Franklin Graham shared a message of God's love through the parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15).
People sitting in chairs, on floor at Festival
Many listened intently to the message that God loves them.
Franklin Graham gives thumbs up; three children opening gift-filled shoeboxes
Franklin Graham gives a thumbs up to children opening gift-filled shoeboxes at a Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child event in Myanmar before Saturday's Festival.
Several people listening to Gospel message
The Myanamar Convention Center was filled to capacity, so many watched from an overflow room that also swelled with those hungry to hear God's Word.
Counselor prays with woman
Myanmar churches had been praying for a great harvest, and more than 2,400 people made decisions for Christ during Saturday's event.
Ephesians 5:8 states, "For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord."
Dennis Agajanian with guitar
Dennis Agajanian led the crowd in praising God, along with many other local worship artists.
Man recording Franklin Graham's message on cell phone
Capturing the moment.
Female counselor with two youth
The three-day Festival concludes Sunday in Myanmar. Please keep the people of Yangon in your prayers as they hear Franklin Graham share the Gospel.

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  1. Suzanne Mikkelson says:

    I am so honored to pray for Franklin as he leads the church from the front lines! Praise God for the courage, faithfulness, and tenacity of the Graham family. May God continue to reap a worldwide harvest for Christ through this servant.

  2. Elaine Delawder says:

    Oh how I thank God for the Graham family, remembering Billy Graham as a kid and seeing Franklin as an adult and the work of the Lord through them blesses my heart with never ending praise to God our Father through Jesus His Son and our Savior Amen

  3. Tu Reh says:

    I would like to watching praise and worship,testimony and preach the word of God.thank you so much

  4. Joyce Whutaker Brown says:

    Praise God!

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  6. Chin K Khai says:

    Praise the Lord God almighty. His love and mercy fall on Myanmar. He anwers the prayers of many saints around the globe. At the due time He opens the door and sends his servant to bring the salvation goodnews to many people in this land. Thank Him for many come to Christ. I also see churches unitedly supporting the event that is a sign of healing in the body of Christ.

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