5 Pieces of Marriage Advice from Billy and Ruth Graham

By   •   February 7, 2018   •   Topics:

“Nothing brings more joy than a good marriage, and nothing brings more misery than a bad marriage.” —Billy Graham

The love story of Billy and Ruth Graham is one for the ages. The two were married for more than 60 years, until Ruth went to be with the Lord in 2007.

The Grahams believed a good marriage consisted of three persons—the husband, the wife and God. As we approach Valentine’s Day, soak in these five pieces of practical, Biblical wisdom to strengthen your own marriage or encourage a married couple you know.

1. Many of my friends have broken marriages. How can I prevent divorce?

Read Billy Graham’s Answer.

2. Are my spouse and I “incompatible?”

Read Ruth Bell Graham’s thoughts as she debunks “the myth of incompatible marriage.”

3. My spouse wants to leave me. Is this happening because God is mad at me?

Read Billy Graham’s Answer.

4. What’s the big deal with looking at something mildly pornographic online?

Read Billy Graham’s Answer.

5. Will God lead me to the right mate? How can I make my marriage stronger? Does God know how hard it is when my spouse is far from home?

Ponder these poems about love and marriage by Ruth Bell Graham.

Bonus: How can I appreciate my imperfect spouse?

Read this article by Gary Thomas, author of Sacred Marriage.

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  1. Peggy Lumas says:

    I enjoy your ministry. Thank you for all you do as a Team . Reaching out, loving others. Doing the Great Commission.

  2. Maria Amaral says:

    Thank you for sharing this!

  3. Peter cosic says:

    I’m Catholic but I love to see him on TV. Billy Graham was good man.

  4. Desiree Siefkas says:

    Billy Graham thinks of everything good for our Father in Heaven’s people. Thank you.

  5. Tina Lundy says:

    Thank you for your lifetime witness of who God really is, and continually living it in front of us. You live what you believe and it has given us the example of what it means to live a consecrated life. My husband & I am now stepping into the ministry we were created for. His plan, His purpose. Thank you Billy & Ruth.

  6. Enoch Prince says:

    Thank you. Invaluable.

  7. ABENA Gyamera says:

    Prayer is all that we need in marriage.