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April 26, 2018
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Matt & Laurie Crouch host Franklin Graham.

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Praise | Franklin Graham | 4/26/18

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  • - MATT CROUCH: WE WELCOME YOU HERE TO
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  • CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.
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  • FRANKLIN GRAHAM, OUR GUEST, ALL HOUR.
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  • - FRANKLIN GRAHAM: IT REALLY WASN'T UNTIL I WAS
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  • PROBABLY A TEENAGER THAT I REALLY BEGAN TO
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  • UNDERSTAND AND COMPREHEND NOT JUST THE MESSAGE THAT
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  • MY FATHER PREACHED, BUT THERE WAS A SPECIAL
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  • ANOINTING ON HIS LIFE THAT CAME JUST FROM GOD.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • HE WAS BORN JUST A FEW MILES FROM WHERE WE'RE
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  • SITTING RIGHT NOW ON A DAIRY FARM, AND HE'S THE
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  • SON OF A DAIRY FARMER.
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  • MY FATHER DID THINGS THAT WERE DIFFERENT
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  • THAN OTHERS.
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  • - HE WAS A VERY IMPACTFUL PERSON.
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  • - THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT WOULD LIKE TO BE THE NEXT
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  • BILLY GRAHAM.
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  • I HAVE PEOPLE ASK ME, WHOSE THE NEXT BILLY GRAHAM?
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  • I HAVE NO CLUE.
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  • HE WAS JUST A SINNER SAVED BY GOD'S GRACE.
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  • - WE WELCOME YOU TODAY TO CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.
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  • WHAT A BEAUTIFUL AFTERNOON HERE AT THE
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  • ENTIRE ORGANIZATIONS HEADQUARTERS.
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  • FRANKLIN YOU'RE HERE WITH US.
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  • - THANK YOU.
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  • - COUPLE WEEKS AGO WE WERE HERE UNDER
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  • DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES.
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  • WE WERE CELEBRATING YOUR FATHER'S LIFE.
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  • - RIGHT.
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  • - FIRST JUST KIND OF YOUR -WHAT WAS YOUR LAST
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  • TIME WITH YOUR FATHER?
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  • - OH, WOW.
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  • EVERY SUNDAY OR SATURDAY THAT I WAS HOME, AND I
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  • LIVE ABOUT 90 MILES FROM MY PARENTS, I WOULD
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  • TRAVEL TO GO VISIT MY FATHER.
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  • AND BEFORE THAT, IT WAS MY MOTHER BECAUSE SHE WAS
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  • BEDRIDDEN THE LAST FEW YEARS OF HER LIFE.
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  • AND SO I WAS WITH HIM THE SUNDAY BEFORE HE DIED,
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  • AND THE LAST FEW YEARS HE'D GROWN QUIET.
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  • DIDN'T SAY MUCH.
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  • HIS MIND WAS GOOD BECAUSE EVERY NOW AND THEN HE
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  • WOULD RESPOND, BUT BASICALLY HE WAS JUST QUIET.
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  • SO THE NURSES HAD FED HIM HIS LUNCH, AND I WAS
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  • SITTING THERE BESIDE HIM, AND I NOTICED HIS LEFT
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  • HAND WAS SHAKING A LITTLE BIT.
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  • I SAID, DADDY, ARE YOU COLD?
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  • AND HE SAID, HMM.
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  • WELL, I THOUGHT MAYBE IT WAS JUST AN UH THAT WAS
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  • KIND OF COMING OUT AT THE SAME TIME I ASKED THE
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  • QUESTION, SO I JUST THOUGHT WELL, I'LL ASK
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  • HIM AGAIN, DADDY, ARE YOU COLD?
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  • UH.
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  • OKAY. HE'S COLD.
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  • SO I WENT AND GOT A BLANKET, PUT IT UP ON HIS
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  • CHEST AND UP AROUND HIS NECK, AND ABOUT FIVE
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  • MINUTES HIS HAND QUIT SHAKING, AND HE BEGAN TO
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  • KIND OF LIGHTLY SNORE SO I KNEW HE WAS ASLEEP, AND
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  • PRAYED FOR HIM, AND THAT WAS THE LAST TIME I SAW HIM.
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  • HE SAID HE WAS GOING TO LIVE, WHEN HE WAS 90,
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  • THAT HE WAS GOING TO LIVE TO BE 95.
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  • MY MOTHER HAD JUST PASSED AWAY.
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  • HE'S NOT GOING TO LIVE TO BE 95.
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  • HE MAY NOT MAKE IT ANOTHER YEAR.
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  • SO WHEN HE MADE IT TO 95, HE MOVED THE GOALPOST.
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  • [LAUGHTER ] HE SAID I'M GOING TO LIVE TO BE 100.
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  • NOW, WE ALL BELIEVED HIM WHEN HE SAID IT THAT
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  • TIME, AND SURE ENOUGH HE WAS BORN ON NOVEMBER 7, 1918,
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  • AND HE DIED ON FEBRUARY 21, 2018.
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  • NOW, SOMEONE MAY SAY WELL, FRANKLIN, THAT'S
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  • NOT QUITE 100.
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  • IF YOU ADD NINE MONTHS, IF YOU GO FROM FEBRUARY TO
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  • NOVEMBER, IT'S NINE MONTHS.
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  • HE LIVED TO BE 100.
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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: THIS IS A GREAT HONOR.
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  • WE'RE ACTUALLY SITTING IN DOCTOR GRAHAM'S OFFICE.
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  • - THIS IS HIS OFFICE, AND HE -THE OFFICE HAD A
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  • ROLL TOP DESK IN IT WHICH HAD BEEN HIS FOR YEARS,
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  • AND WE MOVED THAT OVER TO THE BILLY GRAHAM LIBRARY
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  • TO PEOPLE COULD SEE IT, BUT THE LAST TEN YEARS OF
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  • HIS LIFE HE DIDN'T WANT TO WORK AT A DESK ANYWAY.
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  • HE WOULD COME HERE AND HE WOULD SIT AND
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  • TALK TO PEOPLE.
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  • VARIOUS PRESIDENTS HAVE BEEN IN THIS ROOM,
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  • DIFFERENT NOT ONLY POLITICAL PEOPLE BUT
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  • CHURCH LEADERS THAT CAME TO VISIT HIM, WOULD VISIT
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  • HIM HERE IN THIS OFFICE.
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  • IT WAS LIKE A BIG LIVING ROOM.
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  • WE KIND OF SET IT UP THAT WAY.
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  • - WELL, MY SWEET LITTLE MAMA WHO YOU KNEW AND ALL
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  • THAT WOULD -IT WAS LIKE HER WHOLE CALENDAR WAS
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  • BUILT AROUND THE TIMES WHEN SHE WAS GOING TO
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  • COME HAVE LUNCH WITH YOUR DAD.
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  • - THAT'S RIGHT.
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  • - OR COME VISIT HIM LATE IN LIFE, AND SHE DIDN'T
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  • REALLY TALK ABOUT THAT MUCH ON TELEVISION, BUT
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  • SHE CAME AND VISITED YOUR DAD MANY TIMES.
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  • - MY FATHER LOVED IT.
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  • AND SHE WAS SO SWEET TO HIM, AND SHE WOULD COME,
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  • AND SHE WOULD BE LAUGHING AND GIGGLING AND TALKING
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  • ABOUT STUFF, AND IT JUST BRIGHTENED UP HIS DAY.
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  • AND SHE WOULD, SHE'D OPEN UP THE SCRIPTURE, AND SHE
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  • WOULD READ HIM A PASSAGE OF SCRIPTURE THAT SHE HAD
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  • READ THAT DAY OR THAT HAD MEANT SOMETHING
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  • TO HER THAT DAY.
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  • AND DADDY JUST APPRECIATED THE FACT THAT
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  • SHE WOULD COME ALL THE WAY UP THERE TO HIS
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  • MOUNTAIN THERE IN MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
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  • ON THE SIDE -AND IT WAS A LOG CABIN.
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  • AND I REMEMBER ONE DAY I SHOWED UP, AND YOUR MAMA
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  • WAS THERE, AND I'D BROUGHT SOME BARBECUE.
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  • DADDY WANTED BARBECUE FOR LUNCH.
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  • SO I ASKED HER, MOM, I SAID, DO YOU WANT TO STAY
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  • AND HAVE BARBECUE WITH US, AND YOUR MAMA WAS
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  • ALWAYS DRESSED TO THE HILT.
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  • - YES.
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  • - AND SHE HAD BARBECUE ON HER FINGERS.
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  • - THAT'S ONE WAY TO DESCRIBE IT.
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  • [LAUGHTER]
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  • - SHE WAS ALWAYS SO NICE AND HERE WAS ALL THAT
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  • STICKY BARBECUE.
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  • BUT SHE ENJOYED IT.
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  • - HER FAVORITE.
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  • - DADDY WOULD TAKE A LITTLE BIT OF HER HIS
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  • BARBECUE AND HE'D THROW IT OVER TO THE DOG
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  • ON THE FLOOR.
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  • AND YOUR MAMA GOT A BIG KICK OUT OF THAT.
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  • [LAUGHTER]
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  • - WOW.
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  • WHAT AN HONOR.
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  • IF YOU JUST TUNED IN, WE ARE HERE AT THE
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  • HEADQUARTERS OF THE BILLY GRAHAM
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  • EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION.
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  • WHAT AN HONOR.
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  • YOU KNOW, WE CAME HERE, THANK YOU FOR THE
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  • INVITATION TO BE ABLE TO BE HERE WHEN YOUR FATHER
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  • PAST AND THE SERVICE THAT CELEBRATED HIM.
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  • AND SO WE ARE HERE.
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  • WE WELCOME YOU RIGHT HERE INTO DOCTOR BILLY
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  • GRAHAM'S OFFICE.
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  • AND WE'RE GOING TO BE CONTINUING TO TALK ABOUT
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  • HIM ALL DAY TODAY.
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  • WHAT AN AMAZING BUILDING.
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  • IF YOU HAVEN'T BEEN TO THE LIBRARY AND ALL OF
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  • THAT, WHAT AN AMAZING GROUNDS.
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  • WHAT AN AMAZING PLACE.
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  • - BEAUTIFUL.
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  • - WE'RE JUST BEING, YOU KNOW, GIVEN THE WHOLE
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  • TOUR AND LOVING EVERY MINUTE OF IT. OKAY.
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  • A LOT OF PEOPLE-- WE'VE GOT A LOT OF JUST SOME KIND
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  • OF PERSONAL STUFF TO ASK YOU, BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE
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  • TOOK NOTE OF A UNIQUE CASKET THAT YOUR FATHER
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  • WAS BURIED IN, AND THAT GOT A LOT OF ATTENTION.
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  • JUST GIVE US THE BACK STORY TO THAT WHOLE THING.
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  • IT'S QUITE A UNIQUE STORY.
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  • - I WAS DOWN AT ANGOLA PRISON, AND THIS IS A
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  • FARM PRISON IN ANGOLA, LOUISIANA.
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  • - LAURIE HAVE I HAVE BEEN THERE, YEAH.
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  • - THEY CALL THE ALCATRAZ OF THE SOUTH.
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  • USED TO BE CALLED THAT.
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  • - IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, AND IT'S
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  • BORDERED BY THE MISSISSIPPI AND SOME
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  • HILLS ON ONE SIDE, AND THERE'S NOT A TOWN FOR 20
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  • MILES OR SO, AND SO I WAS THERE AT THIS PRISON.
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  • WE HAD HELPED BUILD A CHAPEL THERE.
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  • WE I'D PREACHED THERE, AND SO THE WARDEN TOOK ME
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  • THROUGH LIKE THE LITTLE MUSEUM THEY HAD.
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  • THEY HAD THIS CASKET OVER IN A CORNER.
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  • I SAID, WHAT'S THE DEAL ON THAT CASKET?
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  • I LIKED IT BECAUSE IT WAS MADE OUT OF PLYWOOD AND
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  • IT HAD A SIMPLE CROSS ON THE TOP OF THE CASKET.
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  • HE SAID, WELL, FRANKLIN, WHEN A PRISONERS COMES
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  • HERE, HE SAID THEY'RE HERE FOR A LIFE SENTENCE.
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  • HE SAID THE WIFE WILL COME VISIT YOU THE FIRST YEAR.
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  • THEN SHE GIVES UP ON YOU.
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  • SHE GOES ON WITH HER LIFE.
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  • THE CHILDREN WILL COME FOR A FEW YEARS, AND THEN
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  • THEY GO ON WITH THEIR LIFE.
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  • HE SAID, THE MAMA WILL ALWAYS COME.
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  • BUT WHEN THE MAMA DIES, THE PRISONER IS HERE ALONE.
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  • AND WHEN THEY DIE, THERE'S NO ONE TO COLLECT
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  • THE BODY, NO ONE TO COME CLAIM IT, SO WE BURY THEM
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  • HERE ON THE GROUNDS.
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  • BUT WHEN I CAME AS WARDEN WE WERE BURYING PRISONERS
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  • IN A CARDBOARD BOX, AND I THOUGHT THEY NEEDED A
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  • LITTLE MORE DIGNITY.
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  • AND SO WE HAD THE CABINET SHOP MAKE THESE LITTLE
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  • PLYWOOD CASKETS.
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  • I SAID, I LIKE THAT A LOT.
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  • I SAID, COULD I -I'D LIKE TWO OF THEM.
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  • HE SAID, FRANKLIN, WHAT DO YOU WANT THEM FOR?
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  • I SAID, I WANT ONE FOR MY MAMA AND FOR MY DADDY.
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  • HE SAID, OKAY.
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  • YOU'LL HAVE TO PAY FOR THEM.
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  • I SAID, I'M GLAD TO DO THAT.
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  • I'M NOT LOOKING FOR A FREE CASKET.
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  • [LAUGHTER ] HE SAID, WELL MAYBE ABOUT $70 OR SO.
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  • I SAID, WHATEVER IT IS WE'LL PAY, AND SO THE
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  • NEXT DAY I WENT TO SEE MY MOTHER.
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  • SHE WAS STILL LIVING AT THAT TIME.
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  • SO MY MOTHER WAS A GREAT JOKESTER.
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  • SHE WAS FUN, AND SO SHE WAS IN BED.
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  • SHE WAS BEDRIDDEN.
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  • I SAID, MAMA, I WAS DOWN IN LOUISIANA, AND I
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  • BOUGHT YOU SOMETHING YESTERDAY.
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  • OH, YOU DID, SON?
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  • WHAT DID YOU GET ME?
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  • I SAID, I BOUGHT YOU A CASKET.
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  • - OH DEAR.
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  • - I SAID IT'S MADE BY PRISONERS THAT ARE
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  • MURDERERS, AND THEY HAVE A LIFE SENTENCE, BUT
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  • THEY'VE BEEN REDEEMED BY THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB.
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  • THESE PRISONERS ARE SAVED, MAMA.
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  • THEY'RE GOING TO BE IN HEAVEN ONE DAY.
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  • BUT THEY'RE MAKING YOUR CASKET.
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  • AND SHE LOOKED AT ME.
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  • SHE SMILED.
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  • AND SHE SAID, OH, GOODIE!
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  • [LAUGHTER] SO THIS CASKET WAS MADE BY A MAN
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  • BY THE NAME OF GRASSHOPPER LIGGETT.
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  • AND I DIDN'T REALIZE BUT OUR GUYS HAD GONE DOWN
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  • AND HAD FILMED THEM MAKING MY FATHER'S CASKET.
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  • - OH, MY GOODNESS.
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  • - AND I DIDN'T KNOW -AND THAT'S BEEN AROUND
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  • FOR TEN YEARS OR MORE, AND I HAD NO CLUE WE HAD
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  • THAT VIDEO UNTIL MY FATHER PASSED AWAY AND WE
  • 00:09:17.220 --> 00:09:20.030
  • PUT IT ON TV.
  • 00:09:20.050 --> 00:09:24.130
  • BUT IT'S A WONDERFUL VIDEO OF GRASSHOPPER
  • 00:09:24.150 --> 00:09:26.290
  • LIGGETT MAKING MY FATHER AND MOTHER'S CASKET.
  • 00:09:27.010 --> 00:09:30.070
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:09:30.090 --> 00:09:34.000
  • - IT'S BEEN VERY TOUCHING.
  • 00:09:34.020 --> 00:09:35.100
  • I ORIGINALLY CAME OUT HERE TODAY THANKING
  • 00:09:35.120 --> 00:09:36.270
  • PEOPLE FOR THEIR LIFE AND SUPPORT OF MY GRANDFATHER
  • 00:09:36.290 --> 00:09:38.290
  • AND MY FATHER'S MINISTRIES.
  • 00:09:39.010 --> 00:09:40.040
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:09:40.060 --> 00:09:42.280
  • THE CASKET WAS MADE DOWN IN A PRISON CALLED ANGOLA
  • 00:09:43.000 --> 00:09:45.170
  • STATE PENITENTIARY DOWN IN LOUISIANA.
  • 00:09:45.190 --> 00:09:47.280
  • - THIS IS THE CARPENTER SHOP WHERE SENIOR
  • 00:09:48.000 --> 00:09:53.210
  • CARPENTER RICHARD LIGGETT AMONG OTHER THINGS
  • 00:09:53.230 --> 00:09:57.010
  • BUILT THE COFFINS FOR THE PRISONERS HERE AT ANGOLA.
  • 00:09:57.030 --> 00:09:59.150
  • BUT THIS TIME HE'S BUILDING ONE SPECIAL COFFIN.
  • 00:09:59.170 --> 00:10:02.260
  • - WE WERE DOWN THEREFORE A PRISON RODEO, AND MY
  • 00:10:02.280 --> 00:10:04.270
  • FATHER HAD SEEN THESE CASKETS BEING MADE.
  • 00:10:04.290 --> 00:10:09.190
  • HE CAME BACK AND TOLD MY GRANDMOTHER, HE SAID HE
  • 00:10:09.210 --> 00:10:12.200
  • BOUGHT HER A GIFT.
  • 00:10:12.220 --> 00:10:14.200
  • HE'D BOUGHT HER A CASKET MADE BY PRISONERS, AND MY
  • 00:10:14.220 --> 00:10:16.080
  • GRANDMOTHER THOUGHT IT WAS OUTSTANDING.
  • 00:10:16.100 --> 00:10:18.200
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:10:18.220 --> 00:10:22.130
  • - I'VE BEEN IN ANGOLA 35 YEARS.
  • 00:10:22.150 --> 00:10:25.050
  • I BUILD EVERY CASKET JUST LIKE I WOULD HAVE MINE BUILT.
  • 00:10:25.070 --> 00:10:28.260
  • - BILLY GRAHAM ALWAYS PREACHED ON THE HUMILITY
  • 00:10:28.280 --> 00:10:33.030
  • OF MAN AND IN ORDER TO GROW IN CHRIST LIKENESS,
  • 00:10:33.050 --> 00:10:36.110
  • WE MUST HUMBLE OURSELVES, AND I THINK THIS IS KIND
  • 00:10:36.130 --> 00:10:39.060
  • OF HIS FINAL STATEMENT TO THAT EFFECT WHERE HE'LL
  • 00:10:39.080 --> 00:10:41.280
  • BE BURIED IN A COFFIN THAT'S MADE BY THE POOR
  • 00:10:42.000 --> 00:10:44.060
  • OR THE PRISONER.
  • 00:10:44.080 --> 00:10:46.250
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:10:46.270 --> 00:10:51.020
  • - THE PRISONERS ARE PEOPLE THAT NEED
  • 00:10:51.040 --> 00:10:51.210
  • FORGIVENESS, TOO.
  • 00:10:51.230 --> 00:10:53.230
  • AND THAT'S WHAT MY GRANDMOTHER LOVED ABOUT
  • 00:10:53.250 --> 00:10:55.130
  • IT, THAT WE ALL NEED FORGIVENESS.
  • 00:10:55.150 --> 00:10:57.190
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:10:57.210 --> 00:11:09.250
  • THE CROSS HAS THE MOST SIGNIFICANCE BECAUSE
  • 00:11:09.270 --> 00:11:12.100
  • THAT'S WHERE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE WAS MADE
  • 00:11:12.120 --> 00:11:14.260
  • FOR MANKIND.
  • 00:11:14.280 --> 00:11:16.170
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:11:16.190 --> 00:11:29.110
  • - BILLY GRAHAM: THE CROSS AND THE
  • 00:11:29.130 --> 00:11:31.110
  • RESURRECTION OF CHRIST OFFERS FORGIVENESS OF
  • 00:11:31.130 --> 00:11:33.160
  • SIN, OFFERS A WHOLE NEW LIFE, AND OFFERS YOU
  • 00:11:33.180 --> 00:11:35.260
  • ETERNAL LIFE IF YOU COME TO THE CROSS BY
  • 00:11:35.280 --> 00:11:39.050
  • REPENTANCE IN FAITH.
  • 00:11:39.070 --> 00:11:42.000
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:11:42.020 --> 00:11:45.110
  • - ONE OF THE MOST I THINK IMPRESSIVE THINGS
  • 00:11:45.130 --> 00:11:47.240
  • IS ATTENDING AN EVENT WHERE THE PRESIDENT OF
  • 00:11:47.260 --> 00:11:52.240
  • THE UNITED STATES AND THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE
  • 00:11:52.260 --> 00:11:55.030
  • UNITED STATES ARE IN ATTENDANCE BUT
  • 00:11:55.050 --> 00:11:57.050
  • DON'T SAY A THING.
  • 00:11:57.070 --> 00:11:59.140
  • THEY DIDN'T SAY ANYTHING, BUT THEY DID TO YOU
  • 00:11:59.160 --> 00:12:02.050
  • PERSONALLY.
  • 00:12:02.070 --> 00:12:04.190
  • WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE PRESIDENT AND VICE
  • 00:12:04.210 --> 00:12:06.050
  • PRESIDENT GOT ON THE GROUNDS FOR YOUR
  • 00:12:06.070 --> 00:12:07.250
  • DAD'S FUNERAL?
  • 00:12:07.270 --> 00:12:09.020
  • - WELL, LET ME BACK UP MAYBE A COUPLE DAYS
  • 00:12:09.040 --> 00:12:10.210
  • BEFORE THAT.
  • 00:12:10.230 --> 00:12:13.020
  • WHEN MY FATHER PASSED AWAY WITHIN JUST A FEW
  • 00:12:13.040 --> 00:12:15.210
  • MINUTES GEORGE W. BUSH
  • 00:12:15.230 --> 00:12:18.060
  • CALLED AND SAID, FRANKLIN, I JUST HEARD
  • 00:12:18.080 --> 00:12:20.020
  • ABOUT YOUR DADDY.
  • 00:12:20.040 --> 00:12:21.250
  • I DON'T THINK I WOULD HAVE EVER BEEN PRESIDENT
  • 00:12:21.270 --> 00:12:24.090
  • IF IT HADN'T BEEN FOR YOUR DADDY AND THE IMPACT
  • 00:12:24.110 --> 00:12:26.270
  • HE HAD ON MY LIFE BECAUSE MY LIFE WAS IN TROUBLE
  • 00:12:26.290 --> 00:12:29.080
  • WHEN I MET YOUR FATHER.
  • 00:12:29.100 --> 00:12:31.270
  • AND HE CHANGED MY LIFE.
  • 00:12:31.290 --> 00:12:33.290
  • SO I THANKED HIM FOR THOSE KIND WORDS.
  • 00:12:34.010 --> 00:12:36.160
  • HE SAID, WELL I'M COMING.
  • 00:12:36.180 --> 00:12:38.090
  • I SAID, THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT.
  • 00:12:38.110 --> 00:12:39.270
  • SO HUNG UP, AND THE NEXT DAY
  • 00:12:39.290 --> 00:12:43.260
  • PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLED.
  • 00:12:43.280 --> 00:12:45.290
  • HE SAID, FRANKLIN, I HEARD YOUR FATHER WHEN I
  • 00:12:46.010 --> 00:12:48.010
  • WAS JUST A BOY AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN.
  • 00:12:48.030 --> 00:12:50.090
  • HE SAID, THAT WAS A BIG DEAL.
  • 00:12:50.110 --> 00:12:53.000
  • HE SAID, I WAS SO IMPRESSED.
  • 00:12:53.020 --> 00:12:54.160
  • HE SAID, YOUR DAD LIKED BIG DEALS.
  • 00:12:54.180 --> 00:12:58.030
  • SO I SAID, YES, MR. PRESIDENT.
  • 00:12:58.050 --> 00:13:00.130
  • HE SAID WELL, I'M WORKING WITH CONGRESS AND WE WANT
  • 00:13:00.150 --> 00:13:03.070
  • YOUR FATHER UP HERE AND WE WANT TO MAKE THIS A
  • 00:13:03.090 --> 00:13:05.200
  • BIG DEAL BECAUSE OUR NATION WANTS TO HONOR HIM.
  • 00:13:05.220 --> 00:13:08.220
  • I JUST WANT TO THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT.
  • 00:13:08.240 --> 00:13:11.220
  • AND SO WE WENT TO -MY FATHER WAS INVITED TO GO
  • 00:13:11.240 --> 00:13:15.200
  • TO THE ROTUNDA.
  • 00:13:15.220 --> 00:13:17.190
  • HE'S ONLY THE 4TH NON-GOVERNMENT PERSON TO
  • 00:13:17.210 --> 00:13:23.080
  • LIE, I THINK THEY SAY CALL IT LIE IN HONOR.
  • 00:13:23.100 --> 00:13:27.280
  • SO WE GET TO WASHINGTON.
  • 00:13:28.000 --> 00:13:31.270
  • BUT WHEN WE GOT UP TO THE STEPS OF THE ROTUNDA OR
  • 00:13:31.290 --> 00:13:35.180
  • THE CAPITOL, THESE SOLDIERS, HONOR GUARD,
  • 00:13:35.200 --> 00:13:40.280
  • CARRIED MY FATHER'S CASKET.
  • 00:13:41.000 --> 00:13:42.210
  • AND AS THEY GO UP THE STAIRS THEY DON'T TILT
  • 00:13:42.230 --> 00:13:45.070
  • THE CASKET.
  • 00:13:45.090 --> 00:13:47.140
  • THEY KEEP IT LEVEL TO SO THE GUY IN THE BACK
  • 00:13:47.160 --> 00:13:49.150
  • ACTUALLY HAS TO RAISE THEIR ARMS AND HOLD THE
  • 00:13:49.170 --> 00:13:51.230
  • CASKET LEVEL.
  • 00:13:51.250 --> 00:13:53.190
  • AND THEY GO UP AND NEXT STEP AND NEXT STEP, AND
  • 00:13:53.210 --> 00:13:56.100
  • ALL OF THEM TAKE ONE STEP WHEN HE SAYS NEXT STEP,
  • 00:13:56.120 --> 00:13:59.030
  • THEY ALL TAKE THAT ONE STEP TOGETHER AND STOP.
  • 00:13:59.050 --> 00:14:01.030
  • THEN THE NEXT STEP.
  • 00:14:01.050 --> 00:14:04.070
  • AND ALL THE WAY UP THE CAPITOL STEPS UNTIL THEY
  • 00:14:04.090 --> 00:14:07.190
  • GET TO THE ROTUNDA.
  • 00:14:07.210 --> 00:14:10.240
  • THE DOORS ARE CLOSED.
  • 00:14:10.260 --> 00:14:13.010
  • MY FATHER'S BODY IS THERE IN THE CASKET WHAT WAS
  • 00:14:13.030 --> 00:14:16.260
  • MADE BY GRASSHOPPER LIGGETT AND A PLYWOOD
  • 00:14:16.280 --> 00:14:20.000
  • CASTLE WITH A SIMPLE CROSS ON IT.
  • 00:14:20.020 --> 00:14:22.010
  • AND A MAN GOES UP AND HE HITS THE DOOR WITH HIS
  • 00:14:22.030 --> 00:14:25.230
  • FIST, AND THIS BANG BANG!
  • 00:14:25.250 --> 00:14:28.180
  • AND IT ECHOES AND THE DOORS OPEN, AND WHEN THE
  • 00:14:28.200 --> 00:14:31.210
  • DOORS OPEN, THERE IS THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED
  • 00:14:31.230 --> 00:14:34.170
  • STATES, REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS, THE HOUSE, THE
  • 00:14:34.190 --> 00:14:38.110
  • SENATE, THE JUDICIARY, THE SUPREME, THE
  • 00:14:38.130 --> 00:14:42.080
  • PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, THE SPEAKER OF
  • 00:14:42.100 --> 00:14:46.280
  • THE HOUSE, ALL OF THEM STANDING, AND MY FATHER'S
  • 00:14:47.000 --> 00:14:52.020
  • BODY IS CARRIED INTO THE ROTUNDA.
  • 00:14:52.040 --> 00:14:54.160
  • EVERYONE IS STANDING.
  • 00:14:54.180 --> 00:14:57.070
  • AND IT'S JUST THE RESPECT EVEN AT THE END OF THE
  • 00:14:57.090 --> 00:15:01.050
  • SERVICE, HUNDREDS OF CONGRESSMEN AND SENATORS
  • 00:15:01.070 --> 00:15:05.180
  • CAME BY TO SHAKE OUR HANDS, DEMOCRATS AND
  • 00:15:05.200 --> 00:15:08.060
  • REPUBLICANS ALL OF THEM SAYING HOW MUCH THEY
  • 00:15:08.080 --> 00:15:13.050
  • APPRECIATED BILLY GRAHAM AND WHAT
  • 00:15:13.070 --> 00:15:15.090
  • BILLY GRAHAM MEANT TO THEM.
  • 00:15:15.110 --> 00:15:16.230
  • AND PEOPLE YOU WOULDN'T THINK WOULD BE FAVORABLE
  • 00:15:16.250 --> 00:15:21.250
  • I WAS JUST AMAZED AT HOW MY FATHER'S LIFE HAD
  • 00:15:21.270 --> 00:15:24.160
  • TOUCHED THEM.
  • 00:15:24.180 --> 00:15:26.220
  • SO THE PRESIDENT TOLD ME, HE SAID, FRANKLIN, HE
  • 00:15:26.240 --> 00:15:29.100
  • SAID, I'M GOING TO COME TO THE FUNERAL.
  • 00:15:29.120 --> 00:15:32.280
  • AND WE HAD SOME DISCUSSION ABOUT WHETHER
  • 00:15:33.000 --> 00:15:36.030
  • THE PRESIDENT OR THE VICE PRESIDENT SHOULD BE
  • 00:15:36.050 --> 00:15:39.250
  • INVITED TO SAY A WORD, BUT WE ALL FELT THAT IT
  • 00:15:39.270 --> 00:15:42.170
  • WOULD BE MORE POWERFUL IF THE PRESIDENT CAME AND
  • 00:15:42.190 --> 00:15:46.140
  • LIKE EVERYONE ELSE WATCHED AND PARTICIPATED
  • 00:15:46.160 --> 00:15:50.240
  • FROM THEIR SEAT.
  • 00:15:50.260 --> 00:15:53.290
  • AND SO IT WAS JUST THE SIBLINGS THAT SPOKE, THE
  • 00:15:54.010 --> 00:15:57.090
  • FIVE OF US CHILDREN, MY AUNT, AND MY FATHER'S SISTER.
  • 00:15:57.110 --> 00:16:00.110
  • - HOW OLD IS SHE NOW?
  • 00:16:00.130 --> 00:16:03.250
  • - SHE IS I THINK ABOUT 11 YEARS YOUNGER, AND
  • 00:16:03.270 --> 00:16:08.070
  • SHE'S IN HER LATE 80'S.
  • 00:16:08.090 --> 00:16:10.040
  • - OKAY.
  • 00:16:10.060 --> 00:16:10.240
  • SHE WAS A DOLL.
  • 00:16:10.260 --> 00:16:12.180
  • - SHE DID A GREAT JOB.
  • 00:16:12.200 --> 00:16:15.000
  • SO MY AUNT -SO IT WAS JUST THE FAMILY THAT SPOKE.
  • 00:16:15.020 --> 00:16:17.210
  • THEN WE HAD A COUPLE OF PRAYERS OF DIFFERENT
  • 00:16:17.230 --> 00:16:21.120
  • PEOPLE, AND THEN I GAVE THE MESSAGE.
  • 00:16:21.140 --> 00:16:24.180
  • BUT MY FATHER DID NOT WANT A LONG SERVICE.
  • 00:16:24.200 --> 00:16:27.130
  • I'VE BEEN TO SOME SERVICES THAT DRAG ON
  • 00:16:27.150 --> 00:16:29.150
  • AND DRAG ON.
  • 00:16:29.170 --> 00:16:30.280
  • I REMEMBER GOING TO JERRY FALWELL'S SERVICE, AND
  • 00:16:31.000 --> 00:16:32.130
  • HE TOLD HIS SON, IF MY SERVICE GOES LONGER THAN
  • 00:16:32.150 --> 00:16:34.240
  • AN HOUR, I'M GETTING UP AND LEAVING.
  • 00:16:34.260 --> 00:16:36.150
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:36.170 --> 00:16:39.000
  • SO MY FATHER DIDN'T SAY THAT, BUT I THOUGHT I'M
  • 00:16:39.020 --> 00:16:41.230
  • GOING TO MAKE SURE THAT THIS SERVICE STAYS ON
  • 00:16:41.250 --> 00:16:43.180
  • TIME, AND IT DID.
  • 00:16:43.200 --> 00:16:46.060
  • IT WAS JUST ABOUT AN HOUR.
  • 00:16:46.080 --> 00:16:48.070
  • - WHAT DID THE PRESIDENT SAY TO YOU IN PRIVATE?
  • 00:16:48.090 --> 00:16:50.250
  • - HE REMINISCED.
  • 00:16:50.270 --> 00:16:52.250
  • HE CAME TO MY FATHER'S 95TH BIRTHDAY.
  • 00:16:52.270 --> 00:16:56.040
  • THE PRESIDENT HAD MADE A CONTRIBUTION, THIS IS
  • 00:16:56.060 --> 00:17:01.140
  • AGAIN BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT, TO A CAMPAIGN
  • 00:17:01.160 --> 00:17:04.200
  • THAT WE WERE DOING ABOUT 12 YEARS AGO TO TRY TO
  • 00:17:04.220 --> 00:17:06.230
  • BRING PRAYER INTO THE ELECTION PROCESS AT THAT TIME.
  • 00:17:06.250 --> 00:17:10.140
  • I THINK IT WAS OH BALM PRESIDENT OBAMA'S SECOND
  • 00:17:10.160 --> 00:17:13.020
  • TERM, SO WE HAD AN AD CAMPAIGN.
  • 00:17:13.040 --> 00:17:15.020
  • HE SAID, I'LL GIVE YOU SOME MONEY FOR THAT.
  • 00:17:15.040 --> 00:17:16.230
  • THAT'S HOW I REALLY GOT TO KNOW HIM.
  • 00:17:16.250 --> 00:17:18.210
  • SO WHEN HE CAME TO MY FATHER'S 95TH BIRTHDAY I
  • 00:17:18.230 --> 00:17:24.270
  • WAS LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO COULD ADD A LITTLE
  • 00:17:24.290 --> 00:17:27.040
  • SPARK TO THE ROOM.
  • 00:17:27.060 --> 00:17:29.220
  • [LAUGHTER ] AND DONALD TRUMP IS CERTAINLY THAT.
  • 00:17:29.240 --> 00:17:31.170
  • - CAPABLE OF THAT, YES.
  • 00:17:31.190 --> 00:17:33.140
  • - SO DONALD TRUMP CAME AND SARAH PALIN
  • 00:17:33.160 --> 00:17:35.230
  • CAME, GRETA VAN SUSTERN OF FOX NEWS AT THAT TIME,
  • 00:17:35.250 --> 00:17:37.200
  • SHE CAME.
  • 00:17:37.220 --> 00:17:39.210
  • AND IT BROUGHT A LEVEL OF EXCITEMENT TO THE ROOM.
  • 00:17:39.230 --> 00:17:44.270
  • AND MY FATHER WAS JUST SO PLEASED THAT PEOPLE LIKE
  • 00:17:44.290 --> 00:17:47.250
  • THAT WOULD REMEMBER -HE FELT AS AN OLD MAN NOBODY
  • 00:17:47.270 --> 00:17:50.100
  • REMEMBERED HIM.
  • 00:17:50.120 --> 00:17:52.140
  • HE DIDN'T THINK ANYBODY KNEW WHO HE WAS ANYMORE,
  • 00:17:52.160 --> 00:17:55.000
  • SO HE WAS JUST SO HAPPY AND THRILLED THAT PEOPLE
  • 00:17:55.020 --> 00:17:58.080
  • WOULD COME LIKE THAT AND SPEND AN EVENING WITH HIM.
  • 00:17:58.100 --> 00:18:02.210
  • AND THAT NIGHT WE HAD A FILM CALLED THE CROSS,
  • 00:18:02.230 --> 00:18:06.030
  • AND IT'S MY FATHER -WE TOOK CLIPS, VIDEO CLIPS
  • 00:18:06.050 --> 00:18:10.100
  • OF HIM OVER THE YEARS AND WE PUT TOGETHER ONE VIDEO
  • 00:18:10.120 --> 00:18:12.190
  • OF MY FATHER PREACHING ON THE CROSS.
  • 00:18:12.210 --> 00:18:14.260
  • AND IT WAS ABOUT A 20 MINUTE, 30 MINUTE
  • 00:18:14.280 --> 00:18:17.130
  • PROGRAM, SO SHE SHOWED IT BEFORE WE SERVED ANY FOOD
  • 00:18:17.150 --> 00:18:20.080
  • OR HAD A BIRTHDAY CAKE.
  • 00:18:20.100 --> 00:18:22.140
  • WE SHOWED THE CROSS TO THE ENTIRE AUDIENCE, AND
  • 00:18:22.160 --> 00:18:24.230
  • FOX THAT NIGHT CARRIED IT LIVE, CARRIED THE
  • 00:18:24.250 --> 00:18:26.250
  • PROGRAM THE CROSS.
  • 00:18:26.270 --> 00:18:29.130
  • AND IT WAS A VERY POWERFUL FILM.
  • 00:18:29.150 --> 00:18:33.050
  • MANY MANY PEOPLE GOT SAVED.
  • 00:18:33.070 --> 00:18:35.160
  • TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WERE SAVED BY
  • 00:18:35.180 --> 00:18:38.010
  • VIEWING THE CROSS.
  • 00:18:38.030 --> 00:18:40.060
  • IT WAS MY FATHER'S LAST MESSAGE THAT HE WANTED TO
  • 00:18:40.080 --> 00:18:42.290
  • PREACH BUT JUST DIDN'T HAVE THE STRENGTH TO
  • 00:18:43.010 --> 00:18:45.000
  • PREACH, BUT WE WENT BACK AND REEDITED, BUT THE
  • 00:18:45.020 --> 00:18:47.040
  • PRESIDENT WAS JUST REMINISCING ABOUT THE I
  • 00:18:47.060 --> 00:18:49.110
  • AM FACT THAT MY FATHER HAD ON HIM.
  • 00:18:49.130 --> 00:18:51.260
  • - DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN YOU WERE JUST A LITTLE
  • 00:18:51.280 --> 00:18:54.040
  • BOY AND YOUR DAD BEING OFF DOING ALL THIS STUFF?
  • 00:18:54.060 --> 00:18:56.260
  • WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR EARLIEST MEMORIES OF OH,
  • 00:18:56.280 --> 00:18:58.190
  • MY DAD'S WITH --
  • 00:18:58.210 --> 00:19:01.070
  • - PROBABLY GETTING WHOOPED.
  • 00:19:01.090 --> 00:19:02.280
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:19:03.000 --> 00:19:04.160
  • - I'M THINKING LIKE MORE LIKE WHEN HE WAS GOING TO
  • 00:19:04.180 --> 00:19:06.090
  • VISIT A PRESIDENT.
  • 00:19:06.110 --> 00:19:08.070
  • DO YOU REMEMBER THOSE TIMES AS A YOUNG KID THAT
  • 00:19:08.090 --> 00:19:10.110
  • HE WAS GOING TO GO -- - I DON'T THINK -MY FATHER
  • 00:19:10.130 --> 00:19:14.250
  • DID THINGS THAT WERE DIFFERENT THAN WHAT OTHER
  • 00:19:14.270 --> 00:19:17.240
  • BOYS -EVERY NOW AND THEN HE CAME HOME
  • 00:19:17.260 --> 00:19:19.200
  • IN A HELICOPTER.
  • 00:19:19.220 --> 00:19:21.070
  • HE'D HAVE A HELICOPTER FLY HIM.
  • 00:19:21.090 --> 00:19:22.290
  • HE'D LAND IN THE FRONT YARD.
  • 00:19:23.010 --> 00:19:24.140
  • WE JUST ASSUMED MAYBE EVERYBODY CAME HOME THAT DAY.
  • 00:19:24.160 --> 00:19:26.060
  • - YEAH, EVERYBODY'S DADS ARE ON TV.
  • 00:19:26.080 --> 00:19:27.150
  • - WE DIDN'T THINK ABOUT HIM BEING SPECIAL, AND IT
  • 00:19:27.170 --> 00:19:31.270
  • REALLY WASN'T UNTIL I WAS PROBABLY A TEENAGER THAT
  • 00:19:31.290 --> 00:19:34.140
  • I REALLY BEGAN TO UNDERSTAND AND COMPREHEND
  • 00:19:34.160 --> 00:19:36.190
  • NOT JUST THE MESSAGE THAT MY FATHER PREACHED, BUT
  • 00:19:36.210 --> 00:19:40.070
  • THERE WAS A SPECIAL ANOINTING ON HIS LIFE
  • 00:19:40.090 --> 00:19:42.100
  • THAT CAME JUST FROM GOD.
  • 00:19:42.120 --> 00:19:44.280
  • THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT WOULD LIKE TO BE, YOU
  • 00:19:45.000 --> 00:19:47.160
  • KNOW, THE NEXT BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:19:47.180 --> 00:19:49.160
  • I HAVE PEOPLE ASK ME, WHO'S THE NEXT BILLY GRAHAM?
  • 00:19:49.180 --> 00:19:51.210
  • I HAVE NO CLUE, BUT I CAN TELL YOU RIGHT NOW BILLY
  • 00:19:51.230 --> 00:19:53.280
  • GRAHAM NEVER SOUGHT TO BE FAMOUS.
  • 00:19:54.000 --> 00:19:56.080
  • THAT WAS NEVER A GOAL OF HIS TO BE WELL KNOWN.
  • 00:19:56.100 --> 00:20:00.020
  • HE WAS BORN JUST A FEW MILES FROM WHERE WE'RE
  • 00:20:00.040 --> 00:20:02.210
  • SITTING RIGHT NOW ON A DAIRY FARM, AND HE'S THE
  • 00:20:02.230 --> 00:20:05.180
  • SON OF A DAIRY FARMER, AND HE GREW UP DURING THE
  • 00:20:05.200 --> 00:20:08.140
  • DEPRESSION, AND DADDY SAID WE WERE ALL POOR.
  • 00:20:08.160 --> 00:20:11.040
  • HE SAID, WE JUST DIDN'T KNOW IT BUT WE WERE ALL POOR.
  • 00:20:11.060 --> 00:20:14.170
  • BUT THAT WAS THE LIFE, AND WHEN HE GOT SAVED AT
  • 00:20:14.190 --> 00:20:17.030
  • A LITTLE MEETING BY AN EVANGELIST BY THE NAME OF
  • 00:20:17.050 --> 00:20:20.180
  • MORDECAI HAMM, THERE WERE A GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:20:20.200 --> 00:20:22.280
  • HAD BEEN PRAYING HERE IN CHARLOTTE, ONE OF THEM
  • 00:20:23.000 --> 00:20:27.170
  • WAS MY GRANDFATHER, AND MY GRANDFATHER LET THEM
  • 00:20:27.190 --> 00:20:30.050
  • USE THE FARM TO COME AND MEET AND PRAY THAT GOD
  • 00:20:30.070 --> 00:20:32.150
  • WOULD DO SOMETHING IN CHARLOTTE TO TOUCH THE
  • 00:20:32.170 --> 00:20:36.150
  • CITY AND TO TOUCH NORTH CAROLINA
  • 00:20:36.170 --> 00:20:38.270
  • NEVER KNOWING THAT MY GRANDFATHER THAT HE WOULD
  • 00:20:38.290 --> 00:20:42.120
  • BE HIS SON THAT GOD WOULD CALL.
  • 00:20:42.140 --> 00:20:45.240
  • - MY GOODNESS.
  • 00:20:45.260 --> 00:20:49.250
  • - MY FATHER, IF YOU WERE TO GO UP AND SAY OH,
  • 00:20:49.270 --> 00:20:51.260
  • DOCTOR GRAHAM, I'D LIKE TO HAVE YOUR AUTOGRAPH,
  • 00:20:51.280 --> 00:20:53.130
  • HE WOULD KIND OF GO OH, SHUCKS.
  • 00:20:53.150 --> 00:20:54.270
  • YOU WANT MY AUTOGRAPH?
  • 00:20:54.290 --> 00:20:56.160
  • YOU SURE YOU WANT THAT, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:20:56.180 --> 00:20:58.000
  • HE WAS JUST ALWAYS VERY HUMBLE, NEVER SAW HIMSELF
  • 00:20:58.020 --> 00:20:59.230
  • AS BEING SOMEBODY IMPORTANT BECAUSE HE
  • 00:20:59.250 --> 00:21:04.030
  • KNEW HE WASN'T.
  • 00:21:04.050 --> 00:21:05.240
  • HE KNEW HE WAS JUST A SINNER SAVED BY GOD'S
  • 00:21:05.260 --> 00:21:08.070
  • GRACE AND THAT THE MINISTRY THAT GOD HAD
  • 00:21:08.090 --> 00:21:11.120
  • CALLED HIM TO IT WAS GOD THAT HAD DONE IT AND IT
  • 00:21:11.140 --> 00:21:13.260
  • WASN'T BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:21:13.280 --> 00:21:15.270
  • GOD HAD GUIDED AND DIRECTED HIS LIFE.
  • 00:21:15.290 --> 00:21:18.170
  • AND GOD WILL DO THIS FOR ANY PERSON WHO IS WILLING
  • 00:21:18.190 --> 00:21:21.140
  • TO BE HUMBLE AND TO SUBMIT THEMSELVES TO THE
  • 00:21:21.160 --> 00:21:25.220
  • AUTHORITY OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:21:25.240 --> 00:21:27.250
  • GOD WILL TAKE YOUR LIFE AND HE'LL USE IT TO
  • 00:21:27.270 --> 00:21:29.290
  • -HE'LL TAKE YOU TO A LEVEL THAT YOU NEVER
  • 00:21:30.010 --> 00:21:32.170
  • DREAMED WOULD BE POSSIBLE.
  • 00:21:32.190 --> 00:21:34.110
  • AND SO DADDY JUST ALWAYS GAVE GOD THE GLORY, AND
  • 00:21:34.130 --> 00:21:37.190
  • THESE LAST FEW YEARS OF HIS LIFE I THINK WERE
  • 00:21:37.210 --> 00:21:41.020
  • -EVEN THOUGH HE WAS AT HOME, NOT ABLE TO PREACH
  • 00:21:41.040 --> 00:21:46.200
  • ANYMORE, I THINK HIS MINISTRY HAS BEEN PRAYER.
  • 00:21:46.220 --> 00:21:49.220
  • I THINK HE'S NOT ONLY PRAYING FOR THE CHILDREN
  • 00:21:49.240 --> 00:21:53.250
  • BUT FOR THE PRESIDENT, FOR OUR COUNTRY.
  • 00:21:53.270 --> 00:21:56.090
  • HE FOLLOWED POLITICS.
  • 00:21:56.110 --> 00:21:58.030
  • HE WAS VERY INTERESTED, YOU KNOW, WHEN DONALD
  • 00:21:58.050 --> 00:22:00.050
  • TRUMP WAS RUNNING.
  • 00:22:00.070 --> 00:22:02.050
  • HE WOULD WANT TO KNOW HOW HE WAS DOING.
  • 00:22:02.070 --> 00:22:04.170
  • AND I WOULD, YOU KNOW, SAY WELL, DADDY, HE WAS
  • 00:22:04.190 --> 00:22:06.160
  • IN A DEBATE LAST NIGHT AND IT WAS PRETTY LIVELY,
  • 00:22:06.180 --> 00:22:08.210
  • YOU KNOW.
  • 00:22:08.230 --> 00:22:10.080
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:22:10.100 --> 00:22:12.010
  • - PRETTY BRUTAL.
  • 00:22:12.030 --> 00:22:13.260
  • - AND SO HE WAS JUST INTERESTED, AND HE LIKED
  • 00:22:13.280 --> 00:22:16.020
  • DONALD TRUMP.
  • 00:22:16.040 --> 00:22:18.070
  • HE HAD MET HIM AT ANOTHER TIME, WHEN DADDY WAS
  • 00:22:18.090 --> 00:22:21.210
  • PREACHING IN NEW YORK WHERE DONALD TRUMP CAME
  • 00:22:21.230 --> 00:22:25.060
  • TO A RECEPTION, AND DONALD TRUMP REMEMBERED
  • 00:22:25.080 --> 00:22:27.280
  • THAT, TOO.
  • 00:22:28.000 --> 00:22:29.270
  • BUT MY FATHER REMEMBERED MEETING HIM.
  • 00:22:29.290 --> 00:22:32.080
  • THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN 20 YEARS AGO, AND SO HERE
  • 00:22:32.100 --> 00:22:34.130
  • HE'S OUR PRESIDENT.
  • 00:22:34.150 --> 00:22:37.040
  • - WOW.
  • 00:22:37.060 --> 00:22:39.100
  • I DON'T KNOW EXACTLY HOW YOU FELT WHEN YOU WERE A
  • 00:22:39.120 --> 00:22:42.060
  • TEENAGER AND YOUR FATHER WAS MEETING WITH
  • 00:22:42.080 --> 00:22:45.060
  • PRESIDENTS OR PRIME MINISTERS OR ANY OF THAT,
  • 00:22:45.080 --> 00:22:48.040
  • BUT I CAN TELL YOU WHAT IT FELT LIKE WHEN I MET
  • 00:22:48.060 --> 00:22:50.120
  • HIM WHEN I WAS A TEENAGER, AND I THOUGHT GOD
  • 00:22:50.140 --> 00:22:52.070
  • HIMSELF HAD WALKED INTO THE ROOM.
  • 00:22:52.090 --> 00:22:54.190
  • I MEAN, IT WAS JUST -IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST
  • 00:22:54.210 --> 00:22:57.020
  • AMAZING THINGS, BUT I REMEMBER VERY
  • 00:22:57.040 --> 00:22:59.290
  • SPECIFICALLY, FIRST OF ALL, YOUR DAD WAS VERY
  • 00:23:00.030 --> 00:23:02.210
  • TALL, AND I REMEMBER AS A TEENAGER I THINK IN THE
  • 00:23:02.230 --> 00:23:07.150
  • ARENA SOMEWHERE IN OR AROUND THE RENO, NEVADA
  • 00:23:07.170 --> 00:23:13.050
  • EVENT, THE CRUSADE, THE BILLY GRAHAM CRUSADE,
  • 00:23:13.070 --> 00:23:16.260
  • TBN WAS COVERING IT LIVE.
  • 00:23:16.280 --> 00:23:19.220
  • BUT WHEN I MET HIM IN SOME BACK ROOM SOMEWHERE
  • 00:23:19.240 --> 00:23:23.030
  • FOR A MOMENT FELT LIKE HE FELT LIKE I WAS THE ONLY
  • 00:23:23.050 --> 00:23:26.070
  • ONE IN THE ROOM, YOU KNOW.
  • 00:23:26.090 --> 00:23:27.190
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:23:27.210 --> 00:23:29.260
  • - AND IT WAS A VERY AMAZING MOMENT AS A
  • 00:23:29.280 --> 00:23:32.050
  • TEENAGER, BUT PRIOR TO THAT I WAS ABOUT TO
  • 00:23:32.070 --> 00:23:34.160
  • PEE MY PANTS.
  • 00:23:34.180 --> 00:23:36.160
  • [LAUGHTER ] SO HE WAS A VERY IMPACTFUL PERSON,
  • 00:23:36.180 --> 00:23:39.050
  • JUST A VERY IMPACTFUL PERSON.
  • 00:23:39.070 --> 00:23:40.290
  • THE SERVICE THAT WE HAVE ALLUDED TO -BY THE WAY,
  • 00:23:41.010 --> 00:23:46.260
  • IF YOU'VE JUST TUNED IN THIS BEAUTIFUL OFFICE
  • 00:23:46.280 --> 00:23:49.060
  • THAT WE'RE IN HERE IS DR.BILLY GRAHAM'S OFFICE.
  • 00:23:49.080 --> 00:23:52.290
  • IT SERVED AS HIS OFFICE DURING HIS LIFE.
  • 00:23:53.010 --> 00:23:55.220
  • WE'RE AT THE HEADQUARTERS AT THE BILLY GRAHAM
  • 00:23:55.240 --> 00:23:59.000
  • EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION NOW HEADED BY
  • 00:23:59.020 --> 00:24:01.010
  • FRANKLIN GRAHAM.
  • 00:24:01.030 --> 00:24:01.290
  • WHAT AN HONOR TO BE HERE.
  • 00:24:02.010 --> 00:24:04.030
  • - THANK YOU.
  • 00:24:04.050 --> 00:24:06.000
  • - TO SIT WHERE WE ARE, TO BE ABLE TO JUST EVEN
  • 00:24:06.020 --> 00:24:08.000
  • LOOK AROUND THIS ROOM ITSELF AND THE PICTORIAL
  • 00:24:08.020 --> 00:24:13.030
  • FRAMES AND ALL OF THAT THAT ARE HERE JUST IS
  • 00:24:13.050 --> 00:24:16.210
  • REALLY EVERY PERSON THAT MAKES NEWS AROUND THE
  • 00:24:16.230 --> 00:24:20.100
  • WORLD PRETTY MUCH IN EVERY CATEGORY ARE
  • 00:24:20.120 --> 00:24:22.290
  • PICTURED HERE ON THIS WALL, IN THIS BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:24:23.010 --> 00:24:25.260
  • OFFICE BUILDING, AND THE GOSPEL OF JESUS IS
  • 00:24:25.280 --> 00:24:28.130
  • CONTINUING NOW IN ITS SECOND GENERATION NOT
  • 00:24:28.150 --> 00:24:32.030
  • ONLY WITH LAURIE AND I BUT WITH YOU, AND WHAT A
  • 00:24:32.050 --> 00:24:34.270
  • GREAT AFTERNOON.
  • 00:24:34.290 --> 00:24:37.180
  • LET'S GO TO SOME OF THE CLIPS THAT WE PUT
  • 00:24:37.200 --> 00:24:41.290
  • TOGETHER FROM JUST A FEW WEEKS AGO AND THE
  • 00:24:42.010 --> 00:24:44.090
  • CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF DOCTOR BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:24:44.110 --> 00:24:48.180
  • - FRANKLIN GRAHAM: JUST A FEW DAYS AGO, MY FATHER
  • 00:24:48.200 --> 00:24:50.190
  • FOLLOWED JESUS ALL THE WAY TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:24:50.210 --> 00:24:54.230
  • MOST OF HIS LIFE WAS SPENT TRAVELING THE
  • 00:24:54.250 --> 00:24:57.030
  • WORLD, BUT THE LAST WEEK HE EMBARKED ON THE
  • 00:24:57.050 --> 00:25:00.050
  • JOURNEY HE HAD BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO ALL OF
  • 00:25:00.070 --> 00:25:02.200
  • HIS LIFE, THE JOURNEY FROM EARTH TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:25:02.220 --> 00:25:07.180
  • - VIRGINIA GRAHAM: THERE WAS A LITTLE BOY HERE IN
  • 00:25:07.200 --> 00:25:09.190
  • CHARLOTTE MILKING COWS EVERY MORNING, AND EVERY
  • 00:25:09.210 --> 00:25:12.220
  • AFTERNOON, AND HE HAD NO IDEA THAT THERE WAS A
  • 00:25:12.240 --> 00:25:15.230
  • LITTLE GIRL PRAYING FOR HIM IN CHINA.
  • 00:25:15.250 --> 00:25:19.240
  • SHE WAS ABOUT 13 WHEN SHE WROTE THIS LITTLE POEM.
  • 00:25:19.260 --> 00:25:23.290
  • AND OH GOD, LET HIS FACE HAVE CHARACTER AND A
  • 00:25:24.010 --> 00:25:27.240
  • RUGGEDNESS OF SOUL, AND LET HIS WHOLE LIFE SHOW,
  • 00:25:27.260 --> 00:25:31.000
  • DEAR GOD, A SINGLENESS OF GOAL.
  • 00:25:31.020 --> 00:25:38.010
  • THE LORD ANSWERED EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THOSE
  • 00:25:38.030 --> 00:25:41.260
  • PRAYERS OF MOTHER, AND MANY MORE.
  • 00:25:41.280 --> 00:25:44.090
  • BUT I HAVE LEARNED THIS WEEK AS NEVER BEFORE THAT
  • 00:25:44.110 --> 00:25:46.290
  • EVERYBODY HAS A BILLY GRAHAM STORY.
  • 00:25:47.010 --> 00:25:49.180
  • BUT I HAVE MY OWN BILLY GRAHAM STORY.
  • 00:25:49.200 --> 00:25:52.090
  • BEING STUBBORN, WILLFUL, AND SINFUL, I MARRIED A
  • 00:25:52.110 --> 00:25:55.070
  • MAN ON NEW YEAR'S EVE.
  • 00:25:55.090 --> 00:26:00.120
  • IT WAS IN 24 HOURS I KNEW I'D MADE A
  • 00:26:00.140 --> 00:26:02.250
  • TERRIBLE MISTAKE.
  • 00:26:02.270 --> 00:26:05.010
  • AFTER FIVE WEEKS, I FLED.
  • 00:26:05.030 --> 00:26:08.000
  • I WAS AFRAID OF HIM.
  • 00:26:08.020 --> 00:26:10.290
  • WHAT WAS I GOING TO DO?
  • 00:26:11.010 --> 00:26:12.260
  • AND LET ME TELL YOU, YOU WOMEN WILL UNDERSTAND,
  • 00:26:12.280 --> 00:26:14.290
  • YOU DON'T WANT TO EMBARRASS YOUR FATHER.
  • 00:26:15.010 --> 00:26:16.260
  • YOU REALLY DON'T WANT TO EMBARRASS BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:26:16.280 --> 00:26:18.120
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:26:18.140 --> 00:26:20.120
  • I ROUNDED THE LAST BEND IN MY FATHER'S DRIVEWAY,
  • 00:26:20.140 --> 00:26:23.100
  • AND MY FATHER WAS STANDING THERE
  • 00:26:23.120 --> 00:26:25.000
  • WAITING FOR ME.
  • 00:26:25.020 --> 00:26:28.090
  • [LONG PAUSE ] AS I GOT OUT OF THE CAR HE WRAPPED
  • 00:26:28.110 --> 00:26:35.080
  • HIS ARMS AROUND ME.
  • 00:26:35.100 --> 00:26:36.280
  • HE SAID, WELCOME HOME.
  • 00:26:37.000 --> 00:26:39.020
  • THERE WAS NO SHAME.
  • 00:26:39.040 --> 00:26:40.250
  • THERE WAS NO BLAME.
  • 00:26:40.270 --> 00:26:42.120
  • THERE WAS NO CONDEMNATION.
  • 00:26:42.140 --> 00:26:43.210
  • JUST UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.
  • 00:26:43.230 --> 00:26:47.030
  • AND YOU KNOW, MY FATHER WAS NOT GOD.
  • 00:26:47.050 --> 00:26:49.220
  • BUT HE SHOWED ME WHAT GOD WAS LIKE THAT DAY.
  • 00:26:49.240 --> 00:26:53.270
  • - I KNOW WHAT HE WOULD WANT ME TO SAY TODAY IS
  • 00:26:56.010 --> 00:27:00.030
  • HEAVEN IS COMING AGAIN, AND LIFE WILL
  • 00:27:00.050 --> 00:27:03.150
  • TAKE YOU ALSO.
  • 00:27:03.170 --> 00:27:06.240
  • - I BELIEVE FROM HEAVEN'S PERSPECTIVE THAT
  • 00:27:06.260 --> 00:27:09.080
  • MY FATHER'S DEATH IS AS SIGNIFICANT AS HIS LIFE,
  • 00:27:09.100 --> 00:27:12.220
  • AND I BELIEVE GOD IS SAYING WAKE UP, CHURCH!
  • 00:27:12.240 --> 00:27:16.080
  • WAKE UP, WORLD!
  • 00:27:16.100 --> 00:27:17.230
  • WAKE UP, ANN!
  • 00:27:17.250 --> 00:27:19.140
  • JESUS IS MANY COMING.
  • 00:27:19.160 --> 00:27:22.280
  • - HE WAS FAITHFUL, HE WAS AVAILABLE, AND HE
  • 00:27:23.000 --> 00:27:26.030
  • WAS TEACHABLE.
  • 00:27:26.050 --> 00:27:28.160
  • MAY WE ALL BE THAT WAY.
  • 00:27:28.180 --> 00:27:31.150
  • - I COULD ONLY IMAGINE WHAT IT WAS LIKE FOR MY
  • 00:27:31.170 --> 00:27:33.280
  • FATHER TO STEP INTO HEAVEN, AND THERE WAS THE
  • 00:27:34.000 --> 00:27:37.150
  • LORD JESUS CHRIST TO SAY, WELL DONE, GOOD AND
  • 00:27:37.170 --> 00:27:41.120
  • FAITHFUL SERVANT.
  • 00:27:41.140 --> 00:27:43.050
  • NOT BECAUSE IT WAS BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:27:43.070 --> 00:27:45.130
  • IT'S JUST ANOTHER CHILD OF GOD HAD COME HOME.
  • 00:27:45.150 --> 00:27:48.010
  • ANOTHER CHILD OF GOD.
  • 00:27:48.030 --> 00:27:50.210
  • DADDY, I WON'T SEE YOU ON THIS EARTH AGAIN BUT I
  • 00:27:50.230 --> 00:27:54.000
  • WILL SEE YOU AGAIN.
  • 00:27:54.020 --> 00:27:56.080
  • I'LL SEE YOU MAYBE SOON, BUT NOT YET.
  • 00:27:56.100 --> 00:28:01.070
  • - BILLY GRAHAM: NOT BECAUSE I WORKED MY WAY UP AND NOT
  • 00:28:01.090 --> 00:28:03.170
  • BECAUSE I'M GOOD OR NOT BECAUSE I PREACHED TO GREAT
  • 00:28:03.190 --> 00:28:05.250
  • CROWDS OF PEOPLE.
  • 00:28:05.270 --> 00:28:07.190
  • I AM SAVED BECAUSE CHRIST TOOK MY SINS ON THAT CROSS.
  • 00:28:07.210 --> 00:28:13.230
  • YOU SEE, I'M PREPARED TO DIE.
  • 00:28:13.250 --> 00:28:16.130
  • IN FACT, I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.
  • 00:28:16.150 --> 00:28:19.040
  • AND WHEN YOU'RE PREPARED TO DIE, YOU'RE ALSO
  • 00:28:19.060 --> 00:28:22.100
  • PREPARED TO LIVE.
  • 00:28:22.120 --> 00:28:30.110
  • AND WHEN I'VE COME TO THE GATE OF HEAVEN, AND IF
  • 00:28:30.130 --> 00:28:32.190
  • THEY HAVE A PASSWORD I'M GOING TO SAY, ONLY TO THE
  • 00:28:32.210 --> 00:28:38.120
  • CROSS I CLING.
  • 00:28:38.140 --> 00:28:41.170
  • I HAVE NO OTHER HOPE OF HEAVEN EXCEPT
  • 00:28:41.190 --> 00:28:43.250
  • BY HIS CROSS.
  • 00:28:43.270 --> 00:28:45.230
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:28:45.250 --> 00:28:52.070
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:28:52.070 --> 00:28:59.240
  • - WHAT AN AMAZING DAY THAT WAS HERE IN
  • 00:28:59.260 --> 00:29:02.000
  • CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA JUST A FEW WEEKS AGO.
  • 00:29:02.020 --> 00:29:06.020
  • OKAY, ONE OF THE THINGS THAT I WANT
  • 00:29:06.040 --> 00:29:08.150
  • TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DO, WE'RE KIND OF
  • 00:29:08.170 --> 00:29:11.140
  • UNPACKING SOME OF THE PERSONAL SIDE
  • 00:29:11.160 --> 00:29:14.030
  • OF THIS EXTRAORDINARY LIFE.
  • 00:29:14.050 --> 00:29:17.280
  • WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU GET A CHANCE TO
  • 00:29:18.000 --> 00:29:19.280
  • SEE "BILLY GRAHAM-AN EXTRAORDINARY
  • 00:29:20.000 --> 00:29:22.070
  • JOURNEY." THE ENTIRE DOCUMENTARY DEPLOYED
  • 00:29:22.090 --> 00:29:24.200
  • RIGHT HERE ON TBN. THIS IS THE TRAILER. WATCH THIS.
  • 00:29:24.220 --> 00:29:28.040
  • - JACK BENNY: AND HERE HE IS, THE
  • 00:29:28.060 --> 00:29:29.230
  • REVEREND DR. BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:29:29.250 --> 00:29:32.030
  • - ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENCIAL FIGURES
  • 00:29:32.050 --> 00:29:33.280
  • IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:29:34.000 --> 00:29:35.210
  • - RONALD REAGAN: BILLY GRAHAM'S
  • 00:29:35.230 --> 00:29:37.160
  • UNTIRING EVANGELISM HAS SPREAD THE WORD
  • 00:29:37.180 --> 00:29:39.010
  • OF GOD TO EVERY CORNER OF THE GLOBE.
  • 00:29:39.030 --> 00:29:40.200
  • - BILLY GRAHAM: THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS LOVE!
  • 00:29:40.220 --> 00:29:42.260
  • - LARRY KING: BILLY GRAHAM WAS A GIANT.
  • 00:29:42.280 --> 00:29:44.170
  • - BILL CLINTON: THANK YOU FOR COMING, BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:29:44.190 --> 00:29:46.100
  • - GEORGE W. BUSH: HIS CRUSADES ARE LEGENDARY.
  • 00:29:46.120 --> 00:29:48.100
  • - BERNICE KING: I'M LIKE, WHAT IS IT
  • 00:29:48.120 --> 00:29:50.020
  • THAT IS MAKING PEOPLE JUST LIKE
  • 00:29:50.040 --> 00:29:51.120
  • SUDDENLY RAISE UP OUT OF THEIR CHAIRS
  • 00:29:51.140 --> 00:29:52.220
  • AND JUST COME?
  • 00:29:52.240 --> 00:29:54.090
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:29:54.110 --> 00:29:59.120
  • - BILLY GRAHAM: I NEVER WANTED TO BE A PREACHER.
  • 00:29:59.140 --> 00:30:01.070
  • I WOULD RATHER BE ANYTHING BUT BEING A
  • 00:30:01.090 --> 00:30:03.100
  • CLERGY. GOD WAS CALLING ME.
  • 00:30:03.120 --> 00:30:07.270
  • I KNEW THAT, SO I GOT ON MY KNEES AND
  • 00:30:07.290 --> 00:30:11.140
  • I SAID, LORD, I'LL GO WHERE YOU WANT ME
  • 00:30:11.160 --> 00:30:13.160
  • TO GO, AND I'LL BE WHAT YOU WANT ME TO BE.
  • 00:30:13.180 --> 00:30:15.260
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:30:15.280 --> 00:30:19.140
  • - CHRIST BELONGS TO ALL PEOPLE.
  • 00:30:19.160 --> 00:30:21.270
  • HE BELONGS TO THE WHOLE WORLD!
  • 00:30:21.290 --> 00:30:23.170
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:30:23.190 --> 00:30:25.260
  • I WENT THROUGH A TERRIBLE STRUGGLES.
  • 00:30:25.280 --> 00:30:27.210
  • - AS A CHILD, I DIDN'T UNDERSTAND
  • 00:30:27.230 --> 00:30:29.160
  • ALL THE DIFFICULTIES.
  • 00:30:29.180 --> 00:30:31.030
  • - HE SAID, BUT I'VE RUN OUT OF TIME, IF
  • 00:30:31.050 --> 00:30:32.250
  • I HAVE NO OTHER TIME TO PREACH.
  • 00:30:32.270 --> 00:30:34.250
  • - A LOT OF TIMES, I WOULD GO DOWN THIS
  • 00:30:34.270 --> 00:30:36.280
  • DRIVEWAY HERE WITH TEARS IN MY EYES.
  • 00:30:37.000 --> 00:30:39.200
  • I DIDN'T WANT TO GO.
  • 00:30:39.220 --> 00:30:42.260
  • - THIS JOURNEY WILL BE HARD.
  • 00:30:42.280 --> 00:30:44.140
  • IT WILL NOT BE EASY, BUT NEVER GIVE IN.
  • 00:30:44.160 --> 00:30:46.120
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:30:46.140 --> 00:30:48.160
  • - HE WAS ALWAYS WILLING TO TAKE A
  • 00:30:48.180 --> 00:30:50.080
  • RISK WHEN IT WAS FOR THE RIGHT REASONS.
  • 00:30:50.100 --> 00:30:51.280
  • - CHARLIE GIBSON: YOU ALWAYS KNEW IT
  • 00:30:52.000 --> 00:30:53.160
  • WAS ABOUT THE MESSAGE AND NOT
  • 00:30:53.180 --> 00:30:54.250
  • ABOUT THE MAN.
  • 00:30:54.270 --> 00:30:56.200
  • - WHO IS THIS UNIQUE PERSON THAT
  • 00:30:56.220 --> 00:30:57.270
  • COMES ACROSS THE PAGES OF HISTORY?
  • 00:30:57.290 --> 00:30:59.200
  • - FRANKLIN GRAHAM: HE HAD A BURDEN TO
  • 00:30:59.220 --> 00:31:01.070
  • TAKE THE GOSPEL TO AS MANY PEOPLE AS HE
  • 00:31:01.090 --> 00:31:02.170
  • POSSIBLY COULD.
  • 00:31:02.190 --> 00:31:04.040
  • - THIS IS THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE
  • 00:31:04.060 --> 00:31:05.160
  • LIFE. JESUS SAID, "FOLLOW ME.
  • 00:31:05.180 --> 00:31:07.290
  • COME AND CHANGE THE WORLD WITH ME."
  • 00:31:08.010 --> 00:31:10.190
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:31:10.210 --> 00:31:15.290
  • - WOW, WE RE-WELCOME YOU HERE
  • 00:31:16.010 --> 00:31:19.010
  • TO CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.
  • 00:31:19.030 --> 00:31:21.050
  • FRANKLIN GRAHAM OUR GUEST HERE ALL HOUR.
  • 00:31:21.070 --> 00:31:24.110
  • SO WE'RE TALKING ABOUT AN
  • 00:31:24.130 --> 00:31:27.000
  • EXTRAORDINARY LIFE, DR. BILLY GRAHAM.
  • 00:31:27.020 --> 00:31:29.140
  • GIVE US ONE MORE LITTLE PERSONAL
  • 00:31:29.160 --> 00:31:31.210
  • SOMETHING SOMETHING THAT YOU WANT TO SAY
  • 00:31:31.230 --> 00:31:35.220
  • ABOUT YOUR DAD.
  • 00:31:35.240 --> 00:31:37.100
  • - WHAT DID HE THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU DID?
  • 00:31:37.120 --> 00:31:39.110
  • - WELL, I THINK MY FATHER -- I MEAN, HE
  • 00:31:39.130 --> 00:31:41.220
  • WAS VERY SUPPORTIVE, HE AND MY MOTHER OF
  • 00:31:41.240 --> 00:31:44.120
  • WHAT WE DID.
  • 00:31:44.140 --> 00:31:46.050
  • SO WHEN IT CAME I HAD TO MAKE A
  • 00:31:46.070 --> 00:31:49.000
  • DECISION ABOUT WHO WAS GOING TO TAKE
  • 00:31:49.020 --> 00:31:52.030
  • OVER THE LEADERSHIP OF THE BILLY GRAHAM
  • 00:31:52.050 --> 00:31:53.150
  • ASSOCIATION, THERE WAS A LOT OF
  • 00:31:53.170 --> 00:31:56.120
  • DISCUSSION ABOUT THAT, AND THERE WERE
  • 00:31:56.140 --> 00:31:58.200
  • A NUMBER OF BOARD MEMBERS WHO REMEMBER
  • 00:31:58.220 --> 00:32:01.130
  • WHEN I WAS A TEENAGER, SO I THINK
  • 00:32:01.150 --> 00:32:03.270
  • THEY STILL THOUGHT I WAS STUCK IN THAT MODE.
  • 00:32:03.290 --> 00:32:05.270
  • SO THEY DIDN'T THINK I SHOULD BE THE ONE.
  • 00:32:05.290 --> 00:32:08.230
  • WE SHOULD CLOSE IT DOWN AND DISPERSE THE ASSETS.
  • 00:32:08.250 --> 00:32:15.030
  • SO MY FATHER CAME TO ME.
  • 00:32:15.050 --> 00:32:17.130
  • I WAS PREACHING IN SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN.
  • 00:32:17.150 --> 00:32:20.110
  • THIS WAS AT A DIFFERENT TIME, AND
  • 00:32:20.130 --> 00:32:22.250
  • HE CAME UP, AND HE WAS GOING TO PREACH
  • 00:32:22.270 --> 00:32:25.170
  • THE LAST NIGHT ON A SUNDAY, AND I WAS
  • 00:32:25.190 --> 00:32:27.160
  • GOING TO PREACH THE FIRST THREE NIGHTS.
  • 00:32:27.180 --> 00:32:29.080
  • AND I'D BEEN TO SASKATOON YEARS AGO,
  • 00:32:29.100 --> 00:32:31.000
  • AND IT WAS A DISASTER FOR ME.
  • 00:32:31.020 --> 00:32:32.290
  • AND SO I'D GONE BACK, AND SO DADDY
  • 00:32:33.010 --> 00:32:34.240
  • SAID, FRANKLIN, I WANT YOU TO COME UP
  • 00:32:34.260 --> 00:32:36.160
  • TO MY ROOM. I WANT TO TALK TO YOU.
  • 00:32:36.180 --> 00:32:37.250
  • I SAID, YES, SIR.
  • 00:32:37.270 --> 00:32:39.160
  • SO I WENT UP TO HIS ROOM.
  • 00:32:39.180 --> 00:32:41.080
  • HE SAID, FRANKLIN, WE HAVE A BOARD
  • 00:32:41.100 --> 00:32:42.220
  • MEMBER NEXT WEEK IN FLORIDA AND MY
  • 00:32:42.240 --> 00:32:44.120
  • RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD IS THAT I
  • 00:32:44.140 --> 00:32:47.110
  • MAKE YOU THE PRESIDENT OF THE
  • 00:32:47.130 --> 00:32:49.040
  • BILLY GRAHAM EVANGELISTIC
  • 00:32:49.060 --> 00:32:50.180
  • ASSOCIATION.
  • 00:32:50.200 --> 00:32:52.060
  • HE SAID, I WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOUR
  • 00:32:52.080 --> 00:32:55.050
  • ANSWER WOULD BE.
  • 00:32:55.070 --> 00:32:56.240
  • I SAID, WELL, DADDY, IF YOU WANT ME TO
  • 00:32:56.260 --> 00:32:58.110
  • TAKE OVER THE LEADERSHIP, I'LL BE GLAD TO.
  • 00:32:58.130 --> 00:32:59.230
  • IT'S NO BIG ISSUE.
  • 00:32:59.250 --> 00:33:01.130
  • HE SAID WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH
  • 00:33:01.150 --> 00:33:02.240
  • SAMARITAN'S PURSE?
  • 00:33:02.260 --> 00:33:04.150
  • I SAID, I'M NOT GOING TO DO ANYTHING WITH IT.
  • 00:33:04.170 --> 00:33:06.160
  • I'LL CONTINUE JUST RUNNING IT LIKE I'VE ALWAYS DONE.
  • 00:33:06.180 --> 00:33:09.260
  • HE SAID, HOW CAN YOU RUN TWO
  • 00:33:09.280 --> 00:33:11.110
  • ORGANIZATIONS AT ONE TIME?
  • 00:33:11.130 --> 00:33:14.090
  • I SAID, WELL, YOU'VE PUT GOOD PEOPLE
  • 00:33:14.110 --> 00:33:17.020
  • AROUND, DADDY, ALL THESE YEARS.
  • 00:33:17.040 --> 00:33:19.010
  • THEY KNOW WITH THEY'RE DOING.
  • 00:33:19.030 --> 00:33:20.260
  • THEY JUST NEED SOMEONE TO GIVE THEM
  • 00:33:20.280 --> 00:33:22.170
  • GUIDANCE FROM TIME TO TIME.
  • 00:33:22.190 --> 00:33:24.040
  • I DON'T HAVE TO REINVENT THE WHEEL.
  • 00:33:24.060 --> 00:33:26.060
  • HE SAID, WELL, I'VE NEVER HEARD OF
  • 00:33:26.080 --> 00:33:27.120
  • ANYBODY DOING THAT.
  • 00:33:27.140 --> 00:33:29.030
  • I SAID, WELL, I SAID, WHY DON'T WE
  • 00:33:29.050 --> 00:33:31.250
  • JUST SEE HOW IT GOES?
  • 00:33:31.270 --> 00:33:33.040
  • AND IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT, YOU CAN
  • 00:33:33.060 --> 00:33:34.280
  • FIRE ME LATER IF YOU WANT.
  • 00:33:35.000 --> 00:33:36.140
  • SO HE SAID, OKAY. HE SAID, WE'LL DO THAT.
  • 00:33:36.160 --> 00:33:41.050
  • SO I ALWAYS FELT THAT MY JOB WAS TO
  • 00:33:41.070 --> 00:33:43.140
  • HELP MY FATHER FINISH WELL, AND IF
  • 00:33:43.160 --> 00:33:46.050
  • I COULD TAKE SOME OF THE PRESSURE OFF OF
  • 00:33:46.070 --> 00:33:47.180
  • HIM, IF THERE WAS A PERSONNEL ISSUE, I
  • 00:33:47.200 --> 00:33:51.180
  • WOULD DEAL WITH IT AND NOT HAVE TO GO
  • 00:33:51.200 --> 00:33:54.060
  • TO DADDY WITH THAT.
  • 00:33:54.080 --> 00:33:56.070
  • AND SO FOR THE LAST 20 YEARS, I'VE BEEN
  • 00:33:56.090 --> 00:33:58.100
  • ABLE TO TAKE A LITTLE BIT OF THAT
  • 00:33:58.120 --> 00:33:59.240
  • PRESSURE OFF OF IT.
  • 00:33:59.260 --> 00:34:01.170
  • THE ONLY THING HE SAID TO ME, HE SAID,
  • 00:34:01.190 --> 00:34:03.190
  • FRANKLIN, I WANT YOU TO TAKE THE NIGHT CALLS.
  • 00:34:03.210 --> 00:34:05.040
  • I WANT YOU TO TAKE THE MANAGEMENT ISSUES.
  • 00:34:05.060 --> 00:34:09.120
  • I DON'T WANT TO DEAL WITH THOSE THINGS
  • 00:34:09.140 --> 00:34:11.080
  • ANYMORE, BUT DON'T YOU MONKEY WITH MY CRUSADES.
  • 00:34:11.100 --> 00:34:14.060
  • [GIGGLING]
  • 00:34:14.080 --> 00:34:16.020
  • - I LOVE IT.
  • 00:34:16.040 --> 00:34:17.290
  • - I SAID, I DON'T EVEN MONKEY WITH
  • 00:34:18.010 --> 00:34:19.280
  • YOUR CRUSADES OF THE SO FOR THE LAST FEW
  • 00:34:20.000 --> 00:34:21.210
  • YEARS OF HIS LIFE, I WAS ABLE TO TAKE A
  • 00:34:21.230 --> 00:34:23.010
  • LITTLE BIT OF THAT BURDEN OFF OF HIS
  • 00:34:23.030 --> 00:34:24.240
  • SHOULDERS, WHICH I THINK HELPED EXTEND
  • 00:34:24.260 --> 00:34:26.240
  • HIS MINISTRY A FEW MORE YEARS BECAUSE
  • 00:34:26.260 --> 00:34:29.210
  • HE DIDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ANYMORE ABOUT
  • 00:34:29.230 --> 00:34:32.170
  • -- AND HE WAS WORRIED ABOUT THINGS
  • 00:34:32.190 --> 00:34:34.120
  • LIKE HIS HOME AND JUST HIS ESTATE.
  • 00:34:34.140 --> 00:34:37.290
  • HE SAID FRANKLIN, EVERYTHING I HAVE
  • 00:34:38.010 --> 00:34:40.220
  • HAS COME FROM GOD, AND I WANT TO GIVE
  • 00:34:40.240 --> 00:34:43.120
  • IT BACK TO HIM WHILE I'M LIVING.
  • 00:34:43.140 --> 00:34:45.180
  • I DON'T WANT TO WAIT UNTIL I'M DEAD TO DO THIS.
  • 00:34:45.200 --> 00:34:47.240
  • I SAID, OKAY, DADDY.
  • 00:34:47.260 --> 00:34:49.290
  • I SAID, I'LL HELP YOU DO THAT.
  • 00:34:50.010 --> 00:34:52.010
  • AND SO HIS HOME -- ON NEWSWEEK
  • 00:34:52.030 --> 00:34:55.030
  • MAGAZINE, IT SAID MY FATHER'S ESTATE WAS
  • 00:34:55.050 --> 00:34:57.050
  • WORTH 25 MILLION DOLLARS.
  • 00:34:57.070 --> 00:35:00.020
  • I CAN TELL YOU RIGHT NOW DADDY DIDN'T
  • 00:35:00.040 --> 00:35:02.020
  • HAVE ANYTHING.
  • 00:35:02.040 --> 00:35:03.270
  • AS A MATTER OF FACT, HE LIVED LONGER THAN
  • 00:35:03.290 --> 00:35:05.260
  • HIS FINANCES.
  • 00:35:05.280 --> 00:35:07.250
  • MOST OF THE MONEY THAT HE HAD CAME
  • 00:35:07.270 --> 00:35:10.150
  • FROM A BOOK THAT WE DID A COUPLE YEARS
  • 00:35:10.170 --> 00:35:12.190
  • AGO WITH HIM, AND I TOLD DADDY, I SAID,
  • 00:35:12.210 --> 00:35:14.180
  • DADDY, KEEP THESE ROYALTIES BECAUSE
  • 00:35:14.200 --> 00:35:16.010
  • YOU MAY NEED THEM.
  • 00:35:16.030 --> 00:35:17.250
  • HE SAID, OH, NO, SON, I WON'T NEED THOSE.
  • 00:35:17.270 --> 00:35:20.020
  • DADDY, I'M TELLING YOU, YOU'RE LIVING
  • 00:35:20.040 --> 00:35:21.250
  • LONGER THAN YOU THOUGHT YOU WOULD. NO, SON. I SAID, OKAY.
  • 00:35:21.270 --> 00:35:24.130
  • - YOU MIGHT HAVE TO WRITE ANOTHER BOOK.
  • 00:35:24.150 --> 00:35:26.010
  • - I SAID, IF I HAVE TO -- WE MAY HAVE TO
  • 00:35:26.030 --> 00:35:27.150
  • MOVE YOU TO A REST HOME, AND YOU MAY
  • 00:35:27.170 --> 00:35:29.030
  • HAVE TO SHARE A ROOM WITH SOMEBODY.
  • 00:35:29.050 --> 00:35:30.140
  • THAT'S ALL I HAD TO SAY.
  • 00:35:30.160 --> 00:35:31.190
  • [GIGGLING]
  • 00:35:31.210 --> 00:35:33.000
  • - OKAY, OKAY.
  • 00:35:33.020 --> 00:35:34.220
  • - SO HE KEPT THOSE ROYALTIES, AND I'M
  • 00:35:34.240 --> 00:35:36.110
  • GLAD HE DID BECAUSE WE WERE ABLE TO PAY
  • 00:35:36.130 --> 00:35:37.280
  • THE NURSING CARE SO THAT HE COULD STAY
  • 00:35:38.000 --> 00:35:39.090
  • IN HIS OWN HOME.
  • 00:35:39.110 --> 00:35:40.240
  • HE DIDN'T HAVE TO GO TO A NURSING HOME.
  • 00:35:40.260 --> 00:35:42.150
  • HE WAS ABLE TO STAY IN HIS OWN HOME,
  • 00:35:42.170 --> 00:35:44.010
  • WHICH I'M JUST SO THRILLED THAT HE
  • 00:35:44.030 --> 00:35:47.020
  • COULD FINISH THE LAST YEARS OF HIS
  • 00:35:47.040 --> 00:35:48.230
  • LIFE SURROUNDED BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS
  • 00:35:48.250 --> 00:35:50.270
  • AND DO IT IN HIS OWN HOME.
  • 00:35:50.290 --> 00:35:52.250
  • BUT HE GAVE EVERYTHING AWAY,
  • 00:35:52.270 --> 00:35:54.140
  • SO HIS HOME WAS GIVEN AWAY.
  • 00:35:54.160 --> 00:35:56.080
  • ALL OF HIS BOOKS, ALL OF THAT, IT WAS
  • 00:35:56.100 --> 00:36:00.130
  • PUT INTO A TRUST.
  • 00:36:00.150 --> 00:36:02.260
  • EVERYTHING WAS GIVEN, AND THE
  • 00:36:02.280 --> 00:36:04.140
  • MONEY, PROCEEDS, WENT TO OTHER
  • 00:36:04.160 --> 00:36:06.130
  • ORGANIZATIONS, TO THE BILLY GRAHAM
  • 00:36:06.150 --> 00:36:07.270
  • ASSOCIATION, OTHER PLACES.
  • 00:36:07.290 --> 00:36:09.120
  • BUT SO WHEN HE DIED, MOST EVERYTHING WAS
  • 00:36:09.140 --> 00:36:13.000
  • GONE, EXCEPT FOR WHAT WAS IN HIS BANK ACCOUNT.
  • 00:36:13.020 --> 00:36:15.140
  • - WOW, WHAT AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE.
  • 00:36:15.160 --> 00:36:18.010
  • - YOUR PARENTS EVEN GAVE THEIR BANK ACCOUNT AWAY.
  • 00:36:18.030 --> 00:36:20.110
  • - YEP, VERY SIMILAR, VERY
  • 00:36:20.130 --> 00:36:22.290
  • SIMILAR EXPERIENCE.
  • 00:36:23.010 --> 00:36:24.160
  • OKAY, IF YOU JUST TUNED IN, WE'RE IN
  • 00:36:24.180 --> 00:36:26.220
  • DR. BILLY GRAHAM'S OFFICE.
  • 00:36:26.240 --> 00:36:28.170
  • THIS IS WHERE HE WAS SET UP, AND WE'RE IN
  • 00:36:28.190 --> 00:36:31.240
  • THE EXECUTIVE AREA OF THE
  • 00:36:31.260 --> 00:36:34.190
  • BILLY GRAHAM EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION.
  • 00:36:34.210 --> 00:36:37.170
  • IT'S THEIR HEADQUARTERS BUILDING.
  • 00:36:37.190 --> 00:36:39.090
  • JUST ACROSS THE CAMPUS HERE IS THE
  • 00:36:39.110 --> 00:36:42.270
  • BILLY GRAHAM LIBRARY, AND WHAT AN
  • 00:36:42.290 --> 00:36:44.250
  • AMAZING THING.
  • 00:36:44.270 --> 00:36:46.190
  • IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN IT, WHAT AN
  • 00:36:46.210 --> 00:36:48.170
  • EXTRAORDINARY WELL-DONE MUSEUM.
  • 00:36:48.190 --> 00:36:51.180
  • I'M SO PROUD OF YOU GUYS FOR HOW YOU PUT
  • 00:36:51.200 --> 00:36:53.110
  • THAT TOGETHER. OKAY, VIETNAM...
  • 00:36:53.130 --> 00:36:56.230
  • HOW IN THE WORLD DID YOU DO -- I'VE HEARD
  • 00:36:56.250 --> 00:37:04.220
  • THE STORY WHEN WE WERE HAVING LUNCH,
  • 00:37:04.240 --> 00:37:07.070
  • BUT WHAT AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY,
  • 00:37:07.090 --> 00:37:09.060
  • VIETNAM. TELL US ABOUT IT.
  • 00:37:09.080 --> 00:37:10.290
  • - I'VE JUST BUILT ON A LEGACY HERE AT
  • 00:37:11.010 --> 00:37:13.170
  • THE BILLY GRAHAM ASSOCIATION.
  • 00:37:13.190 --> 00:37:15.230
  • PEOPLE HAVE ASKED ME, NOW THAT MY
  • 00:37:15.250 --> 00:37:17.270
  • FATHER HAS PASSED AWAY, ARE WE GOING
  • 00:37:17.290 --> 00:37:19.120
  • TO CHANGE ANYTHING?
  • 00:37:19.140 --> 00:37:20.280
  • I'M NOT GOING TO CHANGE ANYTHING.
  • 00:37:21.000 --> 00:37:22.130
  • WE'RE JUST GOING TO KEEP ON PREACHING
  • 00:37:22.150 --> 00:37:23.280
  • THE GOSPEL, AND WE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY
  • 00:37:24.000 --> 00:37:25.200
  • TO GO TO VIETNAM.
  • 00:37:25.220 --> 00:37:27.140
  • NOW, SAMARITAN'S PURSE HAD BEEN
  • 00:37:27.160 --> 00:37:29.050
  • WORKING -- THIS IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF HOW
  • 00:37:29.070 --> 00:37:30.170
  • SAMARITAN'S PURSE AND THE BILLY GRAHAM
  • 00:37:30.190 --> 00:37:32.000
  • ASSOCIATION WORK TOGETHER.
  • 00:37:32.020 --> 00:37:33.130
  • WE HAD BEEN DOING RELIEF PROJECTS IN
  • 00:37:33.150 --> 00:37:35.110
  • VIETNAM FOR YEARS, VARIOUS HUMANITARIAN
  • 00:37:35.130 --> 00:37:37.210
  • THINGS UP IN THE MOUNTAINS, AND SO AS
  • 00:37:37.230 --> 00:37:40.140
  • A RESULT, WE HAD BUILT A RELATIONSHIP
  • 00:37:40.160 --> 00:37:44.000
  • WITH SOME GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
  • 00:37:44.020 --> 00:37:45.230
  • THEY KNOW WHO WE ARE, AND EVEN THOUGH
  • 00:37:45.250 --> 00:37:47.210
  • WE'RE CHRISTIANS, THEY'VE ALLOWED US TO WORK.
  • 00:37:47.230 --> 00:37:49.260
  • SO THE CHURCHES WANTED US TO COME
  • 00:37:49.280 --> 00:37:52.030
  • AND HOLD A CRUSADE THERE, BUT THE
  • 00:37:52.050 --> 00:37:55.290
  • GOVERNMENT, OF COURSE, WOULD NOT ALLOW THAT.
  • 00:37:56.010 --> 00:37:57.260
  • IT'S A COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT.
  • 00:37:57.280 --> 00:37:59.220
  • SO THE CHURCHES SAID, WELL, MAYBE
  • 00:37:59.240 --> 00:38:02.000
  • THEY'LL AGREE TO US CELEBRATING THE
  • 00:38:02.020 --> 00:38:05.060
  • REFORMATION, THE 500TH YEAR OF THE
  • 00:38:05.080 --> 00:38:06.260
  • REFORMATION.
  • 00:38:06.280 --> 00:38:08.120
  • SO THEY PRESENTED THAT TO THE
  • 00:38:08.140 --> 00:38:09.210
  • GOVERNMENT, SO THE GOVERNMENT SAID,
  • 00:38:09.230 --> 00:38:10.280
  • WELL, WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO DO THAT.
  • 00:38:11.000 --> 00:38:12.150
  • SO THE CHURCHES BEGAN TO PLAN THIS
  • 00:38:12.170 --> 00:38:16.010
  • FESTIVAL AS A CELEBRATION OF THE
  • 00:38:16.030 --> 00:38:20.200
  • 500TH YEAR OF THE REFORMATION.
  • 00:38:20.220 --> 00:38:23.070
  • THE GOVERNMENT KNEW WHAT THEY WERE
  • 00:38:23.090 --> 00:38:25.220
  • DOING, BUT THE GOVERNMENT NEEDED A
  • 00:38:25.240 --> 00:38:27.100
  • WAY TO SAVE FACE, TOO.
  • 00:38:27.120 --> 00:38:29.090
  • SO IT WAS ONE OF THESE THINGS WHERE
  • 00:38:29.110 --> 00:38:31.080
  • THE GOVERNMENT DID NOT GIVE US
  • 00:38:31.100 --> 00:38:33.110
  • PERMISSION UNTIL THE WEEK PRIOR.
  • 00:38:33.130 --> 00:38:35.070
  • NOW, WE WERE ALREADY SET UP.
  • 00:38:35.090 --> 00:38:36.270
  • I HAD A TEAM ALREADY IN THE COUNTRY.
  • 00:38:36.290 --> 00:38:38.190
  • THEY WERE WORKING WHEN WE GOT THE
  • 00:38:38.210 --> 00:38:40.190
  • INVITATION, AND IT WAS APPROVED.
  • 00:38:40.210 --> 00:38:43.030
  • ORIGINALLY, THEY GAVE US A SPORTS
  • 00:38:43.050 --> 00:38:45.160
  • ARENA THAT SEATED LIKE 12.000, BUT
  • 00:38:45.180 --> 00:38:48.250
  • THEY SAID, WE COULD HAVE 7.000 SEATS, THAT'S IT.
  • 00:38:48.270 --> 00:38:51.160
  • SO THE CHURCHES SET THAT UP AND GOT IT READY.
  • 00:38:51.180 --> 00:38:55.220
  • THEY WENT BACK AND SAID, OH, BY THE
  • 00:38:55.240 --> 00:38:57.100
  • WAY, WE REALLY NEED THE WHOLE THING.
  • 00:38:57.120 --> 00:39:00.070
  • SO MANY PEOPLE WILL BE COMING.
  • 00:39:00.090 --> 00:39:02.050
  • OKAY, THE GOVERNMENT SAID OKAY.
  • 00:39:02.070 --> 00:39:03.290
  • SO THEN THE CHURCHES ASKED IF WE COULD
  • 00:39:04.010 --> 00:39:08.000
  • HAVE SOME SEATS OUTSIDE JUST IN CASE
  • 00:39:08.020 --> 00:39:11.070
  • MORE PEOPLE CAME THAN COULD GET IN.
  • 00:39:11.090 --> 00:39:13.230
  • THE GOVERNMENT AGREED, OKAY, YOU
  • 00:39:13.250 --> 00:39:15.130
  • CAN PUT A FEW THOUSAND CHAIRS OUTSIDE.
  • 00:39:15.150 --> 00:39:17.150
  • THEN THE CHURCHES SAID, WOULDN'T IT BE
  • 00:39:17.170 --> 00:39:19.130
  • NICE IF WE COULD HAVE A SCREEN
  • 00:39:19.150 --> 00:39:21.030
  • OUTSIDE SO THE PEOPLE COULD SEE HAS
  • 00:39:21.050 --> 00:39:22.180
  • GOING ON ON THE INSIDE?
  • 00:39:22.200 --> 00:39:23.280
  • AND WE GOT THE OKAY.
  • 00:39:24.000 --> 00:39:25.120
  • OKAY, YOU CAN DO THE SCREEN OUTSIDE.
  • 00:39:25.140 --> 00:39:26.260
  • [LAUGHING]
  • 00:39:26.280 --> 00:39:28.130
  • - THAT'S CALLED THE CAMEL'S NOSE IN THE TENT.
  • 00:39:28.150 --> 00:39:29.260
  • - THEN WE SAID, WE REALLY OUGHT TO HAVE
  • 00:39:29.280 --> 00:39:32.040
  • A BACK UP SCREEN IN CASE THAT ONE FAILS,
  • 00:39:32.060 --> 00:39:34.170
  • AND THEN JUST PUT THAT BACK UP SCREEN
  • 00:39:34.190 --> 00:39:36.030
  • IN ANOTHER LOCATION.
  • 00:39:36.050 --> 00:39:37.250
  • BUT THEY WERE ABLE TO PUT, I DON'T
  • 00:39:37.270 --> 00:39:40.130
  • KNOW, SOMEWHERE CLOSE TO 20.000
  • 00:39:40.150 --> 00:39:42.260
  • STOOLS OUTSIDE, AND STOOLS WERE NOT
  • 00:39:42.280 --> 00:39:46.050
  • CONSIDERED CHAIRS.
  • 00:39:46.070 --> 00:39:48.030
  • AND SO PEOPLE HAD A STOOL THAT THEY
  • 00:39:48.050 --> 00:39:50.090
  • COULD REST ON.
  • 00:39:50.110 --> 00:39:52.060
  • BUT WE HAD AROUND 70.000 PEOPLE OVER
  • 00:39:52.080 --> 00:39:54.280
  • THOSE TWO DAYS, AND MANY THOUSANDS OF
  • 00:39:55.000 --> 00:39:58.090
  • PEOPLE GIVING THEIR LIVES TO CHRIST.
  • 00:39:58.110 --> 00:40:00.100
  • ONE OF THE THINGS I DID DURING OUR
  • 00:40:00.120 --> 00:40:02.180
  • DECISION AMERICA TOUR, WHEN I WENT TO
  • 00:40:02.200 --> 00:40:04.150
  • ALL 50 STATE CAPITOLS AND ALL
  • 00:40:04.170 --> 00:40:06.160
  • PRAYER RALLIES FOR OUR COUNTRY, I ASKED
  • 00:40:06.180 --> 00:40:08.080
  • PEOPLE TO STAND AND TO PRAY FOR THE
  • 00:40:08.100 --> 00:40:10.110
  • GOVERNOR OF THEIR STATE, TO PRAY FOR
  • 00:40:10.130 --> 00:40:11.280
  • ALL OF THEIR ELECTED LEADERS IN THEIR
  • 00:40:12.000 --> 00:40:13.200
  • STATE, TO PRAY FOR OUR PRESIDENT, AND
  • 00:40:13.220 --> 00:40:15.090
  • PRAY FOR THOSE THAT ARE IN LEADERSHIP.
  • 00:40:15.110 --> 00:40:17.000
  • SO PEOPLE WOULD SIT -- AND I WOULD SAY,
  • 00:40:17.020 --> 00:40:18.260
  • I WANT YOU TO PRAY OUT LOUD.
  • 00:40:18.280 --> 00:40:20.230
  • SO THE FIRST NIGHT, A LOT OF GOVERNMENT
  • 00:40:20.250 --> 00:40:23.040
  • OFFICIALS WERE THERE.
  • 00:40:23.060 --> 00:40:24.220
  • THEY CAME BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO SEE
  • 00:40:24.240 --> 00:40:26.100
  • WHAT WAS GOING ON.
  • 00:40:26.120 --> 00:40:27.260
  • I ASKED THE PEOPLE TO STAND AND TO PRAY
  • 00:40:27.280 --> 00:40:29.140
  • FOR THEIR LEADERSHIP, TO PRAY
  • 00:40:29.160 --> 00:40:31.100
  • FOR THEIR PRIME MINISTER, TO PRAY
  • 00:40:31.120 --> 00:40:33.170
  • FOR THEIR MAYOR, TO PRAY FOR THOSE THAT
  • 00:40:33.190 --> 00:40:35.230
  • ARE IN AUTHORITY.
  • 00:40:35.250 --> 00:40:37.280
  • AND I SAID, I WANT YOU TO PRAY OUT
  • 00:40:38.000 --> 00:40:39.250
  • LOUD, AND BY THE WAY, HOLD THE HAND
  • 00:40:39.270 --> 00:40:41.110
  • OF THE PERSON NEXT TO YOU.
  • 00:40:41.130 --> 00:40:42.270
  • IN THAT CULTURE, THEY DON'T HOLD
  • 00:40:42.290 --> 00:40:44.160
  • HANDS, SO THEY DID IT ANYWAY.
  • 00:40:44.180 --> 00:40:46.030
  • AND THEY PRAYED OUT LOUD, AND THEY
  • 00:40:46.050 --> 00:40:47.220
  • PRAYED LOUD, CALLING UPON THE NAME OF
  • 00:40:47.240 --> 00:40:49.260
  • GOD, PRAYING FOR THE PRIME MINISTER.
  • 00:40:49.280 --> 00:40:52.030
  • I DON'T THINK THE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
  • 00:40:52.050 --> 00:40:54.070
  • HAVE EVER BEEN PRAYED FOR PUBLICLY
  • 00:40:54.090 --> 00:40:56.070
  • IN THE HISTORY OF VIETNAM.
  • 00:40:56.090 --> 00:40:57.270
  • - WOW.
  • 00:40:57.290 --> 00:40:59.230
  • - AND SO THE PEOPLE PRAYED, AND THE NEXT
  • 00:40:59.250 --> 00:41:01.220
  • NIGHT, THE LOCAL COMMUNIST OFFICIAL
  • 00:41:01.240 --> 00:41:04.070
  • -- WHEN I SAY LOCAL, HE WAS FOR THAT
  • 00:41:04.090 --> 00:41:06.000
  • DISTRICT OF HANOI, AND I'M NOT QUITE
  • 00:41:06.020 --> 00:41:08.080
  • SURE HOW MANY DISTRICTS THERE ARE,
  • 00:41:08.100 --> 00:41:10.180
  • BUT HE WAS THE POLITICAL BOSS -- HE
  • 00:41:10.200 --> 00:41:13.150
  • CAME AND JUST WALKED RIGHT INTO THE
  • 00:41:13.170 --> 00:41:15.050
  • LITTLE HOLDING ROOM I WAS IN.
  • 00:41:15.070 --> 00:41:16.170
  • HE SAID, MR. GRAHAM, I WANT TO THANK YOU
  • 00:41:16.190 --> 00:41:19.150
  • FOR COMING TO MY COUNTRY AND MY CITY
  • 00:41:19.170 --> 00:41:23.020
  • TO TELL ME ABOUT THE BIBLE. THANK YOU.
  • 00:41:23.040 --> 00:41:25.170
  • - WOW.
  • 00:41:25.190 --> 00:41:27.090
  • - AND HE TURNED AROUND AND WALKED RIGHT OUT.
  • 00:41:27.110 --> 00:41:29.250
  • THE MAYOR OF THIS CITY WAS VERY SUPPORTIVE.
  • 00:41:29.270 --> 00:41:34.050
  • THE FOREIGN MINISTER, I MET WITH HIM.
  • 00:41:34.070 --> 00:41:38.260
  • SAID I WENT TO SCHOOL IN BOSTON,
  • 00:41:38.280 --> 00:41:42.000
  • AND HE SAID, I REMEMBER WHEN I WAS
  • 00:41:42.020 --> 00:41:45.000
  • IN UNIVERSITY IN BOSTON, YOUR FATHER
  • 00:41:45.020 --> 00:41:47.020
  • CAME, AND I WENT TO HEAR HIM SPEAK.
  • 00:41:47.040 --> 00:41:48.280
  • - MY GOODNESS.
  • 00:41:49.000 --> 00:41:50.150
  • - HE SAID, I DIDN'T UNDERSTAND A LOT OF
  • 00:41:50.170 --> 00:41:52.010
  • WHAT HAD HE TO SAY, BUT I REMEMBER I
  • 00:41:52.030 --> 00:41:53.140
  • LIKED YOUR FATHER VERY MUCH.
  • 00:41:53.160 --> 00:41:55.210
  • AND SO GOD GAVE US FAVOR, AND ANY TIME
  • 00:41:55.230 --> 00:42:00.260
  • WE DO ANY KIND OF EVANGELISTIC EFFORT,
  • 00:42:00.280 --> 00:42:03.120
  • IT TAKES PRAYER.
  • 00:42:03.140 --> 00:42:05.100
  • AND MY FATHER ALWAYS SAID THE THREE
  • 00:42:05.120 --> 00:42:06.290
  • INGREDIENTS TO EVANGELISM IS
  • 00:42:07.010 --> 00:42:08.130
  • PRAYER, AND IT'S PRAYER, AND IT'S PRAYER.
  • 00:42:08.150 --> 00:42:11.180
  • AND WE HAD PRAYED FOR VIETNAM.
  • 00:42:11.200 --> 00:42:13.120
  • WE HAD PRAYED BEFORE WE WENT, WHILE WE
  • 00:42:13.140 --> 00:42:16.170
  • WERE THERE, AND GOD JUST OPENED UP
  • 00:42:16.190 --> 00:42:18.270
  • DOORS, AND WE HAD A TREMENDOUS MINISTRY.
  • 00:42:18.290 --> 00:42:21.140
  • BUT WE WANT TO CONTINUE HERE, AND
  • 00:42:21.160 --> 00:42:27.020
  • AS WE SIT IN MY FATHER'S OFFICE,
  • 00:42:27.040 --> 00:42:28.240
  • BUILDING ON THIS LEGACY.
  • 00:42:28.260 --> 00:42:30.120
  • WE'RE NOT QUITTING.
  • 00:42:30.140 --> 00:42:32.070
  • WE'RE NOT GOING TO TRY TO REINVENT THE WHEEL.
  • 00:42:32.090 --> 00:42:34.030
  • WE'RE ARE GOING TO STOP.
  • 00:42:34.050 --> 00:42:37.170
  • WE'RE JUST GOING TO CONTINUE BUILDING ON
  • 00:42:37.190 --> 00:42:40.000
  • WHAT MY FATHER AND HIS TEAM LAID DOWN,
  • 00:42:40.020 --> 00:42:42.150
  • WE'RE GOING TO TAKE THAT FOUNDATION, AND
  • 00:42:42.170 --> 00:42:44.130
  • WE'RE JUST GOING TRY TO REACH ANOTHER GENERATION.
  • 00:42:44.150 --> 00:42:46.160
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:42:46.180 --> 00:42:53.210
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:42:53.210 --> 00:43:01.100
  • - GROWING UP GOING TO SCHOOL, I HAVE
  • 00:43:01.120 --> 00:43:03.030
  • NEVER MET A SINGLE FRIEND THAT WAS A CHRISTIAN.
  • 00:43:03.050 --> 00:43:07.030
  • I THINK IT'S A BIG NEED.
  • 00:43:07.050 --> 00:43:09.170
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:43:09.190 --> 00:43:12.100
  • - RIGHT NOW, I'M IN HANOI IN NORTH
  • 00:43:12.120 --> 00:43:14.290
  • VIETNAM WHERE I HAVE BEEN ASKED TO COME
  • 00:43:15.010 --> 00:43:17.160
  • AND PREACH AND PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL
  • 00:43:17.180 --> 00:43:19.160
  • OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:43:19.180 --> 00:43:21.140
  • THIS IS REALLY HISTORIC.
  • 00:43:21.160 --> 00:43:23.020
  • THIS HAS NEVER REALLY HAPPENED
  • 00:43:23.040 --> 00:43:24.150
  • BEFORE HERE IN THE NORTH.
  • 00:43:24.170 --> 00:43:25.270
  • WE'RE VERY GRATEFUL THAT THE GOVERNMENT
  • 00:43:25.290 --> 00:43:27.060
  • HAS GIVEN US THIS PERMISSION, AND
  • 00:43:27.080 --> 00:43:28.150
  • WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEE WHAT GOD DOES.
  • 00:43:28.170 --> 00:43:30.050
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:43:30.070 --> 00:43:35.240
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:43:35.240 --> 00:43:43.110
  • - HONESTLY, I'VE NEVER SEEN THIS MUCH
  • 00:43:43.130 --> 00:43:45.030
  • PEOPLE COMING AND GATHERING TO WORSHIP
  • 00:43:45.050 --> 00:43:48.000
  • GOD AND YOU KNOW, TALK ABOUT THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:43:48.020 --> 00:43:51.100
  • - IT'S THE FIRST TIME THAT PEOPLE CAN
  • 00:43:51.120 --> 00:43:53.070
  • COME TOGETHER IN THE BIG SCALE.
  • 00:43:53.090 --> 00:43:55.160
  • I'M REALLY EXCITED TO SEE SO MANY
  • 00:43:55.180 --> 00:43:57.240
  • PEOPLE COME TO HEAR THE WORD OF GOD, TO
  • 00:43:57.260 --> 00:43:59.290
  • EXPERIENCE THE LOVE OF GOD.
  • 00:44:00.030 --> 00:44:02.290
  • WE CAN SHARE THE BLESSING OF GOD WITH
  • 00:44:03.010 --> 00:44:05.100
  • PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEVER HEARD ABOUT GOD.
  • 00:44:05.120 --> 00:44:08.040
  • - IF YOU CANNOT REMEMBER ANYTHING
  • 00:44:08.060 --> 00:44:09.290
  • ELSE, REMEMBER THIS: GOD LOVES YOU.
  • 00:44:10.010 --> 00:44:13.020
  • THE BIBLE SAYS THAT GOD SENT HIS SON
  • 00:44:13.040 --> 00:44:15.240
  • JESUS CHRIST FROM HEAVEN TO THIS EARTH TO TAKE YOUR SINS.
  • 00:44:15.260 --> 00:44:20.220
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:44:20.240 --> 00:44:31.180
  • - WE HAD A PROBLEM HERE, BUT IT WAS A
  • 00:44:31.200 --> 00:44:34.080
  • GOOD PROBLEM.
  • 00:44:34.100 --> 00:44:36.020
  • SO MANY PEOPLE CAME THAT IT WAS FULL
  • 00:44:36.040 --> 00:44:37.230
  • INSIDE THE ARENA, SO THERE ARE A LOT OF
  • 00:44:37.250 --> 00:44:39.220
  • PEOPLE OUTSIDE.
  • 00:44:39.240 --> 00:44:41.170
  • PRAISE BE TO GOD FOR THE OPENING OF
  • 00:44:41.190 --> 00:44:43.100
  • PEOPLE'S HEARTS.
  • 00:44:43.120 --> 00:44:45.140
  • - JESUS CHRIST DIED ON THE CROSS
  • 00:44:48.290 --> 00:44:50.260
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:44:50.280 --> 00:44:53.030
  • HE SHED HIS BLOOD FOR YOUR SINS...
  • 00:44:53.050 --> 00:44:55.110
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:44:55.130 --> 00:44:57.250
  • ON THE THIRD DAY, GOD RAISED HIS SON TO LIFE.
  • 00:44:57.270 --> 00:45:01.000
  • JESUS CHRIST IS NOT DEAD.
  • 00:45:01.020 --> 00:45:03.020
  • HE'S ALIVE, AND HE'S HERE TONIGHT...
  • 00:45:03.040 --> 00:45:05.050
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:45:05.070 --> 00:45:07.030
  • IN HANOI...
  • 00:45:07.050 --> 00:45:08.170
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:45:08.190 --> 00:45:10.040
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:45:10.060 --> 00:45:12.120
  • IF YOU'RE NOT SURE THAT YOUR SINS ARE FORGIVEN...
  • 00:45:12.140 --> 00:45:14.000
  • [INTERPRETER]
  • 00:45:14.020 --> 00:45:16.230
  • I WANT YOU TO GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT,
  • 00:45:16.250 --> 00:45:18.240
  • AND I WANT YOU TO COME STAND IN FRONT
  • 00:45:18.260 --> 00:45:20.090
  • OF THIS PLATFORM...
  • 00:45:20.110 --> 00:45:21.230
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:45:21.250 --> 00:45:28.050
  • - TONIGHT, I HAVE LEARNED MANY THINGS
  • 00:45:28.070 --> 00:45:31.140
  • I NEVER HEARD BEFORE, AND I FEEL
  • 00:45:31.160 --> 00:45:33.260
  • THAT THESE THINGS ARE TRUE.
  • 00:45:33.280 --> 00:45:37.250
  • - I COULDN'T IMAGINE THE HUGE
  • 00:45:37.270 --> 00:45:40.150
  • NUMBER OF PEOPLE RECEIVING CHRIST
  • 00:45:40.170 --> 00:45:43.070
  • INTO THEIR LIVES.
  • 00:45:43.090 --> 00:45:46.130
  • - I WAS AMAZED WITH HOW MANY PEOPLE CAME FORWARD.
  • 00:45:46.150 --> 00:45:50.060
  • THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH ROOM FOR PEOPLE TO
  • 00:45:50.080 --> 00:45:53.220
  • STAND, AND THERE WERE TWICE AS MANY
  • 00:45:53.240 --> 00:45:56.090
  • PEOPLE OUTSIDE. PRAISE BE TO GOD.
  • 00:45:56.110 --> 00:46:01.100
  • - FRANKLIN GRAHAM: WE HAVE JUST CONCLUDED OUR
  • 00:46:02.280 --> 00:46:04.200
  • FESTIVAL HERE IN HANOI, AND MANY
  • 00:46:04.220 --> 00:46:07.020
  • THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAVE GIVEN THEIR
  • 00:46:07.040 --> 00:46:08.270
  • LIVES TO CHRIST, AND WE'RE SO THANKFUL TO
  • 00:46:08.290 --> 00:46:10.170
  • GOD FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE
  • 00:46:10.190 --> 00:46:12.090
  • HERE, TO PREACH THE GOSPEL IN THIS COUNTRY.
  • 00:46:12.110 --> 00:46:15.010
  • SO WE WOULD ASK THAT YOU WOULD REMEMBER
  • 00:46:15.030 --> 00:46:17.080
  • TO PRAY FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIETNAM.
  • 00:46:17.100 --> 00:46:19.030
  • PRAY FOR THE CHURCH HERE, AND WE THANK
  • 00:46:19.050 --> 00:46:20.270
  • YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERS, AND WE
  • 00:46:20.290 --> 00:46:22.160
  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. GOD BLESS YOU.
  • 00:46:22.180 --> 00:46:24.220
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:46:24.240 --> 00:46:27.000
  • - WHAT WE'RE REALLY DISCUSSING IS THE
  • 00:46:27.020 --> 00:46:28.240
  • LEGACY OF DR. BILLY GRAHAM FROM HIS
  • 00:46:28.260 --> 00:46:30.110
  • OFFICE HERE AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE
  • 00:46:30.130 --> 00:46:33.050
  • BILLY GRAHAM ASSOCIATION.
  • 00:46:33.070 --> 00:46:34.210
  • YOU'RE THE PRESIDENT OF THIS
  • 00:46:34.230 --> 00:46:36.100
  • ORGANIZATION, AND SO VIETNAM WAS A BILLY
  • 00:46:36.120 --> 00:46:38.250
  • GRAHAM EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION EVENT, AND IT CONTINUES.
  • 00:46:38.270 --> 00:46:45.200
  • - RIGHT.
  • 00:46:45.220 --> 00:46:47.190
  • - YOU SPOKE THE CLEAR MESSAGE OF THE
  • 00:46:47.210 --> 00:46:49.070
  • GOSPEL, LIKE YOUR FATHER DID,
  • 00:46:49.090 --> 00:46:50.180
  • AND SO THE LEGACY CONTINUES.
  • 00:46:50.200 --> 00:46:52.080
  • HOW DOES THAT CONNECT WITH THE
  • 00:46:52.100 --> 00:46:55.200
  • RAPID RESPONSE TEAM THINGS THAT YOU DO
  • 00:46:55.220 --> 00:46:59.150
  • LIKE IN FLORIDA THAT WE WERE DISCUSSING?
  • 00:46:59.170 --> 00:47:02.010
  • - RAPID RESPONSE TEAMS ARE CHAPLAINS,
  • 00:47:02.030 --> 00:47:04.080
  • AND THIS CAME OUT OF 9/11 WHEN YOU HAD
  • 00:47:04.100 --> 00:47:07.230
  • 2.000 PLUS PEOPLE THAT DIED, ALMOST
  • 00:47:07.250 --> 00:47:10.290
  • 3.000 PEOPLE WHEN THE TWIN TOWERS CAME DOWN.
  • 00:47:11.010 --> 00:47:13.280
  • THERE WERE NOT ENOUGH CHURCHES,
  • 00:47:14.000 --> 00:47:15.290
  • THERE WERE NOT ENOUGH PASTORS,
  • 00:47:16.010 --> 00:47:17.200
  • THERE WERE NOT ENOUGH PRIEST OR
  • 00:47:17.220 --> 00:47:19.200
  • RABBIS TO HANDLE THE FUNERALS THAT TOOK PLACE.
  • 00:47:19.220 --> 00:47:23.210
  • AND SOME OF THESE FUNERALS, SOME
  • 00:47:23.230 --> 00:47:26.170
  • CHURCHES UP THERE DID THREE AND FOUR A
  • 00:47:26.190 --> 00:47:28.160
  • DAY, AND PEOPLE HAD TO WAIT WEEKS
  • 00:47:28.180 --> 00:47:30.120
  • SOMETIMES BEFORE THEY COULD HAVE A
  • 00:47:30.140 --> 00:47:32.130
  • FUNERAL SERVICE.
  • 00:47:32.150 --> 00:47:34.170
  • AND I REALIZE THAT WE NEED TO BE ABLE
  • 00:47:34.190 --> 00:47:37.050
  • TO RESPOND WITH MEN AND WOMEN OF GOD TO
  • 00:47:37.070 --> 00:47:40.210
  • BE ABLE TO PRAY WITH PEOPLE, TALK TO
  • 00:47:40.230 --> 00:47:42.230
  • PEOPLE, WHEN THEY'VE GONE THROUGH A TRAGEDY.
  • 00:47:42.250 --> 00:47:45.000
  • AND SO WE CAME BACK, AND WE BEGAN TO
  • 00:47:45.020 --> 00:47:46.250
  • DEVELOP A TEAM OF CHAPLAINS THAT ARE
  • 00:47:46.270 --> 00:47:49.260
  • CREDENTIALED, THAT ARE RECOGNIZED BY
  • 00:47:49.280 --> 00:47:52.120
  • FEMA, THAT ARE RECOGNIZED BY LAW
  • 00:47:52.140 --> 00:47:54.050
  • ENFORCEMENT, SO THAT WHEN THERE IS A
  • 00:47:54.070 --> 00:47:55.270
  • CRISIS, YOU CAN GET PAST THE BARRIERS,
  • 00:47:55.290 --> 00:47:57.220
  • AND YOU CAN GET TO THE FAMILIES THAT NEED HELP.
  • 00:47:57.240 --> 00:48:00.060
  • SO WE ARE CREDENTIALED.
  • 00:48:00.080 --> 00:48:02.010
  • WE ARE RECOGNIZED BY ALL THE GOVERNMENT
  • 00:48:02.030 --> 00:48:03.290
  • AUTHORITIES, SO LIKE IN FLORIDA RECENTLY
  • 00:48:04.010 --> 00:48:06.200
  • WHEN THEY HAD THE SHOOTING, OUR
  • 00:48:06.220 --> 00:48:10.010
  • CHAPLAINS WERE THERE WITHIN AN HOUR OR
  • 00:48:10.030 --> 00:48:12.100
  • TWO BECAUSE WE HAVE OVER 2.000 CHAPLAINS.
  • 00:48:12.120 --> 00:48:14.160
  • THEY'RE SCATTERED ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES.
  • 00:48:14.180 --> 00:48:16.200
  • SO IF ANYTHING HAPPENS, WHEN
  • 00:48:16.220 --> 00:48:18.210
  • SOMETHING HAPPENS -- SAN BERNARDINO, THE
  • 00:48:18.230 --> 00:48:20.140
  • SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED THERE TWO
  • 00:48:20.160 --> 00:48:22.060
  • YEARS AGO, WE HAD CHAPLAINS ON THE
  • 00:48:22.080 --> 00:48:23.280
  • PROPERTY IN LESS THAN AN HOUR
  • 00:48:24.000 --> 00:48:25.180
  • AND-A-HALF BECAUSE WE HAD SOME
  • 00:48:25.200 --> 00:48:27.030
  • CHAPLAINS THAT LIVED IN SAN BERNARDINO,
  • 00:48:27.050 --> 00:48:28.140
  • SO THEY WERE THERE.
  • 00:48:28.160 --> 00:48:30.060
  • AND WHEN A TRAGEDY HAPPENS, FAMILIES
  • 00:48:30.080 --> 00:48:32.060
  • ARE COMING TO THAT WANTING TO TALK TO SOMEBODY.
  • 00:48:32.080 --> 00:48:34.220
  • THEY'RE WANTING LAW ENFORCEMENT
  • 00:48:34.240 --> 00:48:36.170
  • THEY'RE WANTING TO HAVE SOMEONE TO TALK
  • 00:48:36.190 --> 00:48:39.090
  • TO, AND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT LOVE US
  • 00:48:39.110 --> 00:48:42.040
  • BEING THERE BECAUSE WE'RE HELPING TAKE
  • 00:48:42.060 --> 00:48:44.120
  • SOME OF THE PRESSURE OFF OF THEM BY
  • 00:48:44.140 --> 00:48:46.110
  • HAVING A CHAPLAIN THAT THEY CAN TALK
  • 00:48:46.130 --> 00:48:48.120
  • TO AND PRAY WITH THEM.
  • 00:48:48.140 --> 00:48:50.060
  • AND SOMETIMES, IT'S JUST HAVING SOMEBODY
  • 00:48:50.080 --> 00:48:51.240
  • THAT YOU CAN TALK TO AND SOMEBODY THAT'S
  • 00:48:51.260 --> 00:48:53.110
  • WILLING TO LISTEN.
  • 00:48:53.130 --> 00:48:55.100
  • AND THE GRIEF -- AND YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE
  • 00:48:55.120 --> 00:48:57.280
  • SOMEBODY WHO UNDERSTANDS GRIEF
  • 00:48:58.000 --> 00:48:59.260
  • COUNSELING BECAUSE YOU JUST DON'T COME
  • 00:48:59.280 --> 00:49:02.040
  • UP AND SAY, OH, YEAH, I UNDERSTAND
  • 00:49:02.060 --> 00:49:03.270
  • WHAT YOU'RE GOING THROUGH.
  • 00:49:03.290 --> 00:49:05.160
  • NO YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY'RE GOING THROUGH.
  • 00:49:05.180 --> 00:49:07.120
  • YOU DON'T WANT SOMEONE SAYING
  • 00:49:07.140 --> 00:49:09.010
  • SOMETHING THAT WOULD ONLY AGGRAVATE THIS
  • 00:49:09.030 --> 00:49:10.170
  • AND MAKE THE SITUATION WORSE.
  • 00:49:10.190 --> 00:49:12.040
  • SO ALL OF OUR CHAPLAINS ARE
  • 00:49:12.060 --> 00:49:13.220
  • TRAINED HOW TO LISTEN AND ASK THE
  • 00:49:13.240 --> 00:49:16.030
  • APPROPRIATE QUESTIONS OF THESE
  • 00:49:16.050 --> 00:49:18.180
  • FAMILIES THAT ARE HURTING THAT ARE
  • 00:49:18.200 --> 00:49:19.280
  • GOING THROUGH TRAGEDY.
  • 00:49:20.000 --> 00:49:21.200
  • BUT THIS CAME OUT OF 9/11, SO WHENEVER
  • 00:49:21.220 --> 00:49:23.100
  • THERE'S A TRAGEDY -- AND EVEN THE RECENT
  • 00:49:23.120 --> 00:49:25.160
  • SHOOTING OVER IN PARIS, WE HAD
  • 00:49:25.180 --> 00:49:27.040
  • CHAPLAINS THERE THAT CAME FROM CANADA, A
  • 00:49:27.060 --> 00:49:29.000
  • FRENCH-SPEAKING PART OF CANADA, THAT FLEW
  • 00:49:29.020 --> 00:49:31.060
  • OVER TO PARIS, AND THEY WERE THERE
  • 00:49:31.080 --> 00:49:33.060
  • WITHIN ABOUT 12 HOURS AND JUST
  • 00:49:33.080 --> 00:49:35.160
  • MINISTERING TO PEOPLE, PRAYING WITH PEOPLE.
  • 00:49:35.180 --> 00:49:37.240
  • AND THIS IS JUST ONE OF THE MINISTRIES
  • 00:49:37.260 --> 00:49:40.000
  • THAT WE DO AT THE BILLY GRAHAM
  • 00:49:40.020 --> 00:49:41.280
  • EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION THAT
  • 00:49:42.000 --> 00:49:43.190
  • CAME OUT OF 9/11.
  • 00:49:43.210 --> 00:49:45.140
  • BUT IF THERE IS A HURRICANE, LIKE LAST
  • 00:49:45.160 --> 00:49:48.210
  • YEAR DOWN IN HOUSTON -- OR THE WHOLE GULF
  • 00:49:48.230 --> 00:49:51.080
  • COAST WENT UNDERWATER, FLORIDA
  • 00:49:51.100 --> 00:49:54.160
  • -- AS THE SAMARITAN'S PURSE
  • 00:49:54.180 --> 00:49:56.130
  • TEAMS GO, WE SEND CHAPLAINS WITH THOSE
  • 00:49:56.150 --> 00:49:57.270
  • CONSTRUCTION TEAMS.
  • 00:49:57.290 --> 00:49:59.220
  • SO AS WE'RE HELPING TO CLEAN OFF A LOT
  • 00:49:59.240 --> 00:50:03.220
  • OR HELPING A PERSON MUD OUT THEIR HOME,
  • 00:50:03.240 --> 00:50:05.190
  • WE'VE GOT A CHAPLAIN OVER THERE TALKING
  • 00:50:05.210 --> 00:50:07.180
  • TO THE HOMEOWNER WHILE WE'RE WORKING,
  • 00:50:07.200 --> 00:50:09.040
  • SO WE'RE MINISTERING AT THE SAME TIME.
  • 00:50:09.060 --> 00:50:12.130
  • - I WISH I COULD GO BACK TO THE DAY OF
  • 00:50:12.150 --> 00:50:14.280
  • THE TRAGEDY AND UNDO IT, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:50:15.000 --> 00:50:17.240
  • I'M A MOTHER, A GRANDMOTHER,
  • 00:50:17.260 --> 00:50:19.120
  • I'M A NURSE, AND I WANT TO FIX IT.
  • 00:50:19.140 --> 00:50:22.280
  • I ALSO KNOW THE ONLY FIXER IS GOD.
  • 00:50:23.000 --> 00:50:26.040
  • - IT'S JUST THE TRAGEDY OF LIFE
  • 00:50:26.060 --> 00:50:27.240
  • BEING CUT SO VIOLENTLY SHORT BY
  • 00:50:27.260 --> 00:50:29.140
  • SUCH EVIL, AND THEY'RE REALLY HURTING.
  • 00:50:29.160 --> 00:50:33.230
  • - WHEN MOM SAYS, I DROP MY DAUGHTER
  • 00:50:33.250 --> 00:50:36.060
  • OFF AT THIS GATE EVERY DAY.
  • 00:50:36.080 --> 00:50:39.070
  • I DON'T KNOW IF I CAN DROP HER OFF ANYMORE.
  • 00:50:39.090 --> 00:50:42.190
  • SO WE NEED TO REALLY PRAY AGAINST THE
  • 00:50:42.210 --> 00:50:45.280
  • FEAR IN THE HEARTS OF ALL OF THESE LONELY PEOPLE.
  • 00:50:46.000 --> 00:50:48.120
  • IT'S A WONDERFUL COMMUNITY.
  • 00:50:48.140 --> 00:50:52.270
  • - ONE OF THE TEACHERS WHO WAS A
  • 00:50:52.290 --> 00:50:54.280
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH AT THE SCHOOL,
  • 00:50:55.000 --> 00:50:57.150
  • THIS MORNING A VERY TOUCHING SCENE AS
  • 00:50:57.170 --> 00:50:59.150
  • THE WHOLE TEAM CAME, CIRCLED AROUND HIS
  • 00:50:59.170 --> 00:51:01.180
  • MARKER, AND THEY KNELT AND PRAYED IN
  • 00:51:01.200 --> 00:51:03.160
  • THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:51:03.180 --> 00:51:06.000
  • WE SET UP A CROSS FOR EVERY SINGLE ONE
  • 00:51:06.020 --> 00:51:08.170
  • OF THE VICTIMS.
  • 00:51:08.190 --> 00:51:10.090
  • THERE ARE 17 CROSSES HERE WITH THE NAMES
  • 00:51:10.110 --> 00:51:11.240
  • ON THEM SO THEY CAN HAVE INDIVIDUAL
  • 00:51:11.260 --> 00:51:13.060
  • MEMORIALS FOR EACH PERSON, AND THIS IS
  • 00:51:13.080 --> 00:51:14.210
  • WHERE WE DO YOU'RE MINISTRY WITH THE
  • 00:51:14.230 --> 00:51:16.070
  • RAPID RESPONSE TEAM.
  • 00:51:16.090 --> 00:51:17.280
  • - WE'RE CALLED TO HAVE COMPASSION ON
  • 00:51:18.000 --> 00:51:20.080
  • THOSE WHO ARE HURTING, THOSE WHO
  • 00:51:20.100 --> 00:51:22.050
  • ARE CRYING, THOSE WHO ARE WOUNDED, AND
  • 00:51:22.070 --> 00:51:24.150
  • IT'S SOMETHING THAT WE CARRY WOULD BE OUR HEART.
  • 00:51:24.170 --> 00:51:27.060
  • WE ARE MADE TO SHOW THE COMPASSION OF
  • 00:51:27.080 --> 00:51:28.260
  • JESUS TO OTHERS ONCE WE'RE BORN-AGAIN.
  • 00:51:28.280 --> 00:51:31.120
  • I CAN'T HELP BUT COME.
  • 00:51:31.140 --> 00:51:34.110
  • I WOULD NEVER THINK OF NOT COMING.
  • 00:51:34.130 --> 00:51:36.220
  • - THIS IS THE POWER OF THE RAPID
  • 00:51:36.240 --> 00:51:38.190
  • RESPONSE TEAM BECAUSE OUR THOUGHTS
  • 00:51:38.210 --> 00:51:40.190
  • AND PRAYERS ARE STANDING WITH THIS COMMUNITY.
  • 00:51:40.210 --> 00:51:43.120
  • OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE OUR ARMS
  • 00:51:43.140 --> 00:51:45.080
  • WRAPPED AROUND THEM AND PRAYING WITH
  • 00:51:45.100 --> 00:51:47.080
  • TEARS STREAMING DOWN OUR FACE AS THEY CRY.
  • 00:51:47.100 --> 00:51:49.070
  • THAT'S OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS, AND THAT MATTERS.
  • 00:51:49.090 --> 00:51:52.040
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:51:52.060 --> 00:51:58.010
  • - WE HAVE 13 CHAPLAINS HERE RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:51:58.030 --> 00:52:00.220
  • WE ARE TRAINED IN THE EMOTIONAL AND
  • 00:52:00.240 --> 00:52:02.290
  • SPIRITUAL CARE OF PEOPLE THAT ARE
  • 00:52:03.010 --> 00:52:04.180
  • GOING THROUGH TRAUMA, AND WE BRING
  • 00:52:04.200 --> 00:52:06.050
  • THE LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST TO THEM IN
  • 00:52:06.070 --> 00:52:07.210
  • ANY WAY THAT WE CAN.
  • 00:52:07.230 --> 00:52:09.100
  • - I WALKED UP TO THIS GIRL WHO WAS
  • 00:52:09.120 --> 00:52:11.030
  • SITTING ON THE GROUND AND PRAYING,
  • 00:52:11.050 --> 00:52:14.140
  • AND SHE SAID ONE OF THE REASONS THEY
  • 00:52:14.160 --> 00:52:16.150
  • LEFT VENEZUELA, AND THAT WASN'T TOO
  • 00:52:16.170 --> 00:52:19.050
  • LONG, WAS BECAUSE THEY WANTED A SAFER
  • 00:52:19.070 --> 00:52:22.060
  • PLACE TO LIVE.
  • 00:52:22.080 --> 00:52:25.140
  • AND SHE CRIED A FEW TIMES DURING THIS,
  • 00:52:25.160 --> 00:52:29.170
  • BUT SHE SAID, I'M READY TO GO ON WITH
  • 00:52:29.190 --> 00:52:33.270
  • WHAT GOD'S PLAN FOR MY LIFE WOULD BE.
  • 00:52:33.290 --> 00:52:37.080
  • - RIGHT NOW, EVERYONE IN THE
  • 00:52:37.100 --> 00:52:39.200
  • BROWARD COUNTY NEEDS A SHOULDER TO
  • 00:52:39.220 --> 00:52:42.280
  • LEAN ON, SO CHAPLAINS, AT THIS
  • 00:52:43.000 --> 00:52:46.090
  • MOMENT, IS SUCH A GREAT RESOURCE FOR
  • 00:52:46.110 --> 00:52:48.170
  • THESE FAMILIES.
  • 00:52:48.190 --> 00:52:50.140
  • - IT SHOWS THE SUPPORT FROM THE COMMUNITY.
  • 00:52:50.160 --> 00:52:52.200
  • IT SHOWS A TREMENDOUS ALL THE OF SUPPORT.
  • 00:52:52.220 --> 00:52:54.230
  • - I'M OUT HERE BECAUSE I KNOW THAT
  • 00:52:54.250 --> 00:52:57.030
  • WITHIN MY HEART, I CARRY THE ONE
  • 00:52:57.050 --> 00:52:59.050
  • COMFORT AND THE ONE HOPE THAT REALLY MATTERS.
  • 00:52:59.070 --> 00:53:01.090
  • SEEING THE HOPE OF JESUS CHRIST, THE
  • 00:53:01.110 --> 00:53:03.160
  • COMFORT OF JESUS CHRIST, CHANGE A
  • 00:53:03.180 --> 00:53:05.130
  • PERSON'S LIFE. THAT'S WHAT I'M HERE FOR.
  • 00:53:05.150 --> 00:53:07.180
  • I PRAY THAT GOD USES THIS TO WAKE UP
  • 00:53:07.200 --> 00:53:10.210
  • HEARTS FOR HIM AND MAKE US LOVE EACH OTHER MORE, YEAH.
  • 00:53:10.230 --> 00:53:13.220
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:53:13.240 --> 00:53:18.060
  • - BEAUTIFUL. - THAT'S AWESOME.
  • 00:53:18.080 --> 00:53:20.010
  • - DECISION AMERICA TOUR, THAT IS AN
  • 00:53:20.030 --> 00:53:24.080
  • EXTENSION OF THE LEGACY OF THE BILLY
  • 00:53:24.100 --> 00:53:27.120
  • GRAHAM ASSOCIATION. TELL US ABOUT IT.
  • 00:53:27.140 --> 00:53:29.050
  • - WELL, IN THE LAST ELECTION, I WAS
  • 00:53:29.070 --> 00:53:31.180
  • CONCERNED THAT THE CHURCHES WERE GOING
  • 00:53:31.200 --> 00:53:35.130
  • TO NOT VOTE, AND OUR COUNTRY'S IN
  • 00:53:35.150 --> 00:53:38.030
  • TROUBLE, AND THE CHURCHES NEED TO BE
  • 00:53:38.050 --> 00:53:40.010
  • INVOLVED IN THE POLITICAL SCENE.
  • 00:53:40.030 --> 00:53:43.120
  • AND WHAT I MEAN IS WE DON'T HAVE TO GO
  • 00:53:43.140 --> 00:53:45.010
  • OUT AND CAMPAIGN FOR A PERSON IF YOU
  • 00:53:45.030 --> 00:53:46.160
  • DON'T WANT TO, BUT TO PRAY.
  • 00:53:46.180 --> 00:53:48.060
  • BUT WHEN THE POLLS COME, GO TO THE
  • 00:53:48.080 --> 00:53:49.230
  • POLLS AND CAST YOUR BALLOT; SENATE VOTES
  • 00:53:49.250 --> 00:53:51.060
  • AND CONGRESSIONAL VOTES SOMETIMES ARE
  • 00:53:51.080 --> 00:53:53.000
  • DECIDED BY LESS THAN A HUNDRED VOTES.
  • 00:53:53.020 --> 00:53:54.260
  • SO IF CHRISTIANS SHOWED UP AT THE
  • 00:53:54.280 --> 00:53:57.080
  • POLLS, IT WOULD MAKE A DIFFERENCE, AND I
  • 00:53:57.100 --> 00:53:59.190
  • WANTED CHRISTIANS, THIS LAST ELECTION,
  • 00:53:59.210 --> 00:54:02.000
  • TO VOTE, SO WE WENT TO ALL 50 STATE CAPITOLS.
  • 00:54:02.020 --> 00:54:04.090
  • THIS YEAR, WE'RE GOING TO THE WEST COAST.
  • 00:54:04.110 --> 00:54:08.170
  • WE'RE GOING TO START DOWN IN ESCONDIDO,
  • 00:54:08.190 --> 00:54:10.150
  • AND WE'RE GOING TO GO ALL THE WAY UP TO
  • 00:54:10.170 --> 00:54:12.050
  • THE CANADIAN BORDER.
  • 00:54:12.070 --> 00:54:13.290
  • AND THE MEDIA TERMS, YOU'VE HEARD THEM
  • 00:54:14.010 --> 00:54:16.210
  • SAY THE LEFT COAST, OR THEY'LL CALL IT
  • 00:54:16.230 --> 00:54:19.120
  • THE BLUE WALL, AND THAT REPRESENTS SECULARISM.
  • 00:54:19.140 --> 00:54:21.250
  • IT REPRESENTS PROGRESSIVES, AND
  • 00:54:21.270 --> 00:54:27.230
  • PROGRESSIVES IS JUST ANOTHER NICE WORD
  • 00:54:27.250 --> 00:54:30.050
  • FOR WHAT THEY USED TO CALL LIBERAL.
  • 00:54:30.070 --> 00:54:33.130
  • BUT REALLY PROGRESSIVE IS
  • 00:54:33.150 --> 00:54:35.070
  • SOMEONE WHO TAKES IT ANOTHER STEP FURTHER.
  • 00:54:35.090 --> 00:54:37.080
  • THEY JUST WANT GOD OUT OF GOVERNMENT COMPLETELY.
  • 00:54:37.100 --> 00:54:39.170
  • AND SO CALIFORNIA, OREGON AND WASH
  • 00:54:39.190 --> 00:54:42.160
  • SHALL PRIDE THEMSELVES ON BEING
  • 00:54:42.180 --> 00:54:44.120
  • THE BLUE WALL.
  • 00:54:44.140 --> 00:54:46.050
  • WELL, I WANT TO PENETRATE THAT BLUE
  • 00:54:46.070 --> 00:54:47.230
  • WALL, NOT FOR POLITICS.
  • 00:54:47.250 --> 00:54:49.140
  • WE'RE NOT GOING THERE FOR THE
  • 00:54:49.160 --> 00:54:51.010
  • REPUBLICAN PARTY OR SOMEBODY LIKE THAT.
  • 00:54:51.030 --> 00:54:52.140
  • SO WE'RE GOING TO PIERCE THAT BLUE WALL FOR JESUS.
  • 00:54:52.160 --> 00:54:54.100
  • - I LOVE IT.
  • 00:54:54.120 --> 00:54:55.260
  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING]
  • 00:54:55.280 --> 00:55:04.100
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:55:04.120 --> 00:55:08.190
  • - FRANKLIN GRAHAM: WE NEED A SPIRITUAL REVIVAL.
  • 00:55:08.210 --> 00:55:10.170
  • WE NEED AN AWAKENING ACROSS THIS COUNTRY.
  • 00:55:10.190 --> 00:55:12.190
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:55:12.210 --> 00:55:15.110
  • THE ONLY HOPE IS GOD.
  • 00:55:15.130 --> 00:55:17.120
  • IN 2017, I TOOK THE DECISION AMERICA
  • 00:55:17.140 --> 00:55:20.080
  • TOUR ON THE ROAD FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR.
  • 00:55:20.100 --> 00:55:24.210
  • WE SAW GOD DO A MIGHTY WORK AS HIS
  • 00:55:24.230 --> 00:55:27.040
  • GOSPEL WAS PROCLAIMED.
  • 00:55:27.060 --> 00:55:28.280
  • THIS YEAR, WE'RE TAKING THE DECISION
  • 00:55:29.000 --> 00:55:31.000
  • AMERICA TOUR WEST, AND WE'RE GOING TO
  • 00:55:31.020 --> 00:55:32.250
  • GO RIGHT UP THE WEST COAST STARTING DOWN
  • 00:55:32.270 --> 00:55:34.210
  • NEAR MEXICO GOING ALL THE WAY UP TO
  • 00:55:34.230 --> 00:55:36.150
  • CANADA, AND WE'RE COMING TO PRAY.
  • 00:55:36.170 --> 00:55:38.190
  • WE NEED AN AWAKENING ACROSS THIS COUNTRY.
  • 00:55:38.210 --> 00:55:40.200
  • JEREMY CAMP IS GOING TO BE WITH ME.
  • 00:55:40.220 --> 00:55:43.240
  • DENNIS AGAJANIAN AND MANY OTHERS,
  • 00:55:43.260 --> 00:55:45.230
  • AND I'M GOING TO BE PRESENTING THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:55:45.250 --> 00:55:48.210
  • GOD LOVES YOU SO MUCH THAT HE SENT
  • 00:55:48.230 --> 00:55:50.280
  • HIS SON TO TAKE YOUR SINS.
  • 00:55:51.000 --> 00:55:53.150
  • YOU SEE, HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST, WENT
  • 00:55:53.170 --> 00:55:55.250
  • TO THE CROSS. HE WAS NAILED ON THAT CROSS.
  • 00:55:55.270 --> 00:55:58.130
  • HE SHED HIS BLOOD ON THAT CROSS FOR YOU
  • 00:55:58.150 --> 00:56:00.200
  • AND FOR ME. HE'S NOT DEAD. HE'S HERE TONIGHT.
  • 00:56:00.220 --> 00:56:04.070
  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING]
  • 00:56:04.090 --> 00:56:08.170
  • THESE ARE ONE- DAY EVENTS.
  • 00:56:08.190 --> 00:56:10.090
  • IT'S FREE, AND WE'RE GOING TO BE
  • 00:56:10.110 --> 00:56:11.290
  • PREACHING THE GOSPEL, SO BRING
  • 00:56:12.010 --> 00:56:13.200
  • YOUR UNSAVED FRIENDS. PLEASE JOIN US AND BE A PART OF IT.
  • 00:56:13.220 --> 00:56:18.080
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:56:18.100 --> 00:56:20.150
  • - THE LEGACY CONTINUES.
  • 00:56:20.170 --> 00:56:22.010
  • - YES.
  • 00:56:22.030 --> 00:56:23.180
  • - WE HAVE SPENT THIS AFTERNOON WITH FRANKLIN GRAHAM.
  • 00:56:23.200 --> 00:56:26.220
  • WE ARE HERE IN DR. BILLY GRAHAM'S
  • 00:56:26.240 --> 00:56:28.210
  • FORMER OFFICE WHERE HE WAS OFFICED.
  • 00:56:28.230 --> 00:56:30.240
  • THIS IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE
  • 00:56:30.260 --> 00:56:32.250
  • BILLY GRAHAM EVANGELISTIC
  • 00:56:32.270 --> 00:56:34.090
  • ASSOCIATION.
  • 00:56:34.110 --> 00:56:35.230
  • WHAT A GREAT HONOR TO HAVE SPENT THIS TIME.
  • 00:56:35.250 --> 00:56:37.170
  • WHAT AN AMAZING AFTERNOON WE'VE
  • 00:56:37.190 --> 00:56:43.000
  • SPENT HERE ALL ON-THE-GROUND AND
  • 00:56:43.020 --> 00:56:45.180
  • THROUGH THE LIBRARY AND ALL THE
  • 00:56:45.200 --> 00:56:48.000
  • DIFFERENT PARTS AND THINGS TO SEE HERE
  • 00:56:48.020 --> 00:56:50.000
  • IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.
  • 00:56:50.020 --> 00:56:52.270
  • SO FINAL WORD IS YOURS.
  • 00:56:52.290 --> 00:56:54.260
  • - THANK YOU. I HAVE TO THANK YOU AND LAURIE FOR
  • 00:56:54.280 --> 00:56:58.060
  • COMING TO CHARLOTTE, TO COME TO MY
  • 00:56:58.080 --> 00:57:01.120
  • FATHER'S HEADQUARTERS, AND I
  • 00:57:01.140 --> 00:57:04.140
  • WANT TO THANK YOU FOR THE FRIENDSHIP
  • 00:57:04.160 --> 00:57:07.120
  • THAT YOUR MOTHER AND FATHER HAD WITH MY
  • 00:57:07.140 --> 00:57:09.270
  • FATHER AND THE SUPPORT THAT YOU
  • 00:57:09.290 --> 00:57:11.170
  • GAVE TO HIM AND HIS MINISTRY ALL OF
  • 00:57:11.190 --> 00:57:13.120
  • THEIR LIVES, AND THE FACT THAT YOU HAVE
  • 00:57:13.140 --> 00:57:15.240
  • COME, AND YOU ARE EXTENDING THIS
  • 00:57:15.260 --> 00:57:18.140
  • FAMILY LEGACY, SO TO SPEAK, AND JUST
  • 00:57:18.160 --> 00:57:21.070
  • EXTENDING YOUR FRIENDSHIP TO ME,
  • 00:57:21.090 --> 00:57:23.050
  • AND I WANT YOU TO KNOW HOW GRATEFUL I
  • 00:57:23.070 --> 00:57:24.240
  • AM TO BOTH OF YOU.
  • 00:57:24.260 --> 00:57:26.160
  • AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING TOGETHER,
  • 00:57:26.180 --> 00:57:29.000
  • AND WHEN GOD CALLS US HOME, MAYBE OUR
  • 00:57:29.020 --> 00:57:32.150
  • CHILDREN WILL WORK TOGETHER AND CARRY
  • 00:57:32.170 --> 00:57:35.110
  • THE GOSPEL TO ANOTHER GENERATION.
  • 00:57:35.130 --> 00:57:37.030
  • BUT WE GOT WORK IN FRONT OF US TO DO.
  • 00:57:37.050 --> 00:57:39.010
  • THERE'S MILLIONS OUT THERE THAT ARE GOING
  • 00:57:39.030 --> 00:57:40.150
  • TO GO TO HELL IF THEY DON'T KNOW
  • 00:57:40.170 --> 00:57:43.060
  • CHRIST, IF THEY DON'T REPENT OF
  • 00:57:43.080 --> 00:57:45.170
  • THEIR SINS AND TRUST JESUS AS THEIR SAVIOR.
  • 00:57:45.190 --> 00:57:48.140
  • AND WE'VE GOT THIS MOST WONDERFUL
  • 00:57:48.160 --> 00:57:50.210
  • MESSAGE THAT HAS BEEN ENTRUSTED TO
  • 00:57:50.230 --> 00:57:52.230
  • US, AND WE NEED TO DO ALL THAT WE CAN
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  • TO REACH AS MANY PEOPLE THAT WE CAN
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  • WHILE WE CAN.
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  • AND THE GOSPEL HAS TO BE KEPT THE MAIN
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  • THING, SO THANK YOU FOR BEING A PART OF IT.
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  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP, AND MY FATHER
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  • ALWAYS APPRECIATED TBN, AND YOUR MAMA
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  • WAS SO SWEET TO HIM, ESPECIALLY IN THOSE
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  • LAST YEARS OF HIS LIFE, COMING TO JUST
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  • HAVE LUNCH WITH HIM AND READ SCRIPTURE TO HIM.
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  • - THAT'S WHAT WE DO.
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  • WE'RE ALL MAKING THE MAIN THING THE MAIN THING.
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  • THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU DO. SO WE'RE ALL IN.
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  • - THE LEGACY CONTINUES. WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT TIME.
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