Subscribe Register Login

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 11:39 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

On Christianity

By Billy Graham

This article was published August 9, 2014 at 1:48 a.m.

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: How can I find out about your religion? My family and I came here from another country and we grew up with another religion, but inside I have many doubts and fears. I would ask some of the people I work with, but they don't seem very religious. This disappoints me, because I thought this was a Christian nation.

-- K.Z.

DEAR K.Z.: It's true that our nation has been deeply influenced by Christianity; many of our original settlers came here so they could practice their faith freely, and many of our laws reflect our Judeo-Christian heritage.

But unlike some countries, people in America are free to practice any religion, or no religion at all. Most people today would still claim to be Christians, but in reality many of them (like your fellow workers) don't take it seriously. Unfortunately, when God or the Bible aren't taken seriously, this leads inevitably to moral chaos, as we see all around us today.

I sense that in your heart you wonder if God is real, and I want to assure you that He is! More than that, God loves you and wants you to come to know Him as your friend. The proof is that slightly over 2,000 years ago He came down from heaven in the person of Jesus Christ.

Do you want to know what God is like? Ask your local bookstore for a modern version of the Bible, and begin reading about Jesus in the section called the New Testament. (I recommend starting with the Gospel of John.) In addition, you can find information on our website to help you (billygraham.org). Jesus' promise is for you: "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you" (Matthew 7:7).

Write to Billy Graham in care of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, N.C. 28201 or visit the website at

billygraham.org

HomeStyle on 08/09/2014

Print Headline: On Christianity

Comments on: On Christianity

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Cnas

    Greystone Nursing and Rehab 121 Spring Valley Road, Cabot AR...
    Cabot, AR

  • Lpn

    Licensed Practical NurseNow taking applications for full & p...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Dasep support st.

    DASEP Support Staff/CoordinatorAnswers incoming phone calls ...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Systems administrator bruce oakley

    Systems AdministratorBruce Oakley Inc. is looking for a sys ...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Materials handler

    USA Images, LLC, a leader in specialty print and mailing se...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 1149 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online