Graham recalled one of his father's frequent sayings that people shouldn't believe it when they hear the famous evangelist had died: "He said: 'I'll be more alive than I am now". You can find the full funeral program here. The funeral was held under a huge white tent set up in the parking lot in front of the Billy Graham Library. The Rev. Franklin Graham will deliver the main funeral address for his father after personal messages from Billy Graham's three daughters and younger son. "He would always bring it back to his message that God loves everybody, and there is a hope for you". "Jesus is the only way", he said.
The service for Graham, who died on February 21 at age 99, comes after he lay in honor at the U.S. Capitol in recognition of a clergyman who counseled presidents and was the first noted evangelist to take his message to the Soviet bloc.
Graham's funeral takes place Friday at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., and Trump is scheduled to attend.
"Love one another!" Graham told the congregation during his tour through Seoul, which made headlines in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital. "He will be missed".
Graham spoke at Mr. Trump's inauguration, saying, that, "In the Bible, rain is the sign of God's blessing, and it started to rain, Mr. President, when you came to the platform". Photo courtesy of First Baptist SpartanburgThe Rev. Don Wilton, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Spartanburg, S.C., a megachurch that attracts 2,500 people on Sundays, served as Graham's pastor for 10 years and as a friend for 25. "It governed how he lived, and it governed how he died".
Graham was being buried next to his wife in a memorial prayer garden at the Billy Graham Library, with his grandchildren serving as pallbearers.
If Billy Graham was "America's pastor", as so many headlines pronounced following his death, who was Billy Graham's pastor? He was only the fourth American who was not an elected official or a military member to be given the honor.
Often called "counselor to the presidents", Billy Graham was also a simple man with a family left to mourn his death.
USA leaders who relied on the spiritual counsel of the man some called the "Protestant pope" included Lyndon B. Johnson, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Although they did not speak at the event, Trump and Pence both met with Graham's family before the funeral. The 1949 Crusade in Los Angeles was attended by 350,000 people during the course of eight weeks. The seats under the tent will mostly be occupied by this extended family, their friends and the board members of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and other Christian organizations run by the family, such as Samaritan's Purse.
As his father aged and faded from the scene in recent years, son Franklin has formed his own political alliances, nearly all of them conservative and Republican. He was raised on a dairy farm near Charlotte. Lotz read Scripture, inserting her name into the passages to make her relationship with God more personal and breaking it down intellectually, like her father. His funeral will be Friday. "That was one of the reasons that we could get in and talk to the leaders - that made it possible for us to go", Graham said. After making what she felt was a huge mistake early in her life, she said she made the two-day journey to her parents' mountain home. "Jesus is coming. Jesus is coming, '" she said.
After the song, David Bruce, Graham's longtime executive assistant, formally welcomed attendees to the service on the grounds of Graham's library in Charlotte.
Billy Graham said later in his life that he should have steered clear of politics.
Ruth Graham followed her older sister and told a story of forgiveness from her father.
The service also included tributes from his family, specifically his five children, who shared intimate moments from their father's life while unabashedly relaying the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
"My father preached on heaven, taught millions how to find heaven, wrote a book on heaven and today he is in heaven", he said.
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