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Without question the most recognizable name among preachers in our world today is the name Billy Graham. Billy Graham has preached to Presidents, he has preached to Kings, he has preached to the down and outers and to the up and outers, billions of people have heard him preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in crusades and on television and through radio. It is estimated that several million people, over 2 million people, have come forward his ministry in crusades to give their lives to Jesus Christ. But you know for Billy Graham it wasn't always just everything was amazing and awesome and every time he opened his mouth the people came forward.
There was a true story about Billy Graham when he was young in the ministry, he was in this unfamiliar city and he was going to preach. He was there that day and he wanted to mail a letter and he couldn't find the Post Office and so he saw this kid outside as he was driving. He said "Hey little boy," he said "do you know where the Post Office is?" And the boy said "I sure do." He told him how to get there and Billy thanked him and he said "Hey I am preaching this evening at First Baptist Church and if you come I will tell you how to get to heaven." The little boy said "I don't think I am going to come, you don't even know how to get to the Post Office." (Laughter)
Well Billy Graham has been used of God as much question not too long ago. They asked him, they said "What do you think is the greatest need in our churches today? Is it better preaching, is it new styles of worship, is it more youth work?" And Billy Graham said this "I am convinced that the single greatest need in most churches today is spiritual revival." The single greatest need is spiritual revival. Well what exactly is does that mean, spiritual revival? Some people get the idea that, you know, revival means that lots of people get saved. Well that accompanies salvation, accom ...
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