Billy Graham Daily Devotional October 13, 2017
Topic: True Freedom
Key Verse: . . . believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable . . . —1 Peter 1:8
MESSAGE: Christ is the answer to sadness and discouragement. This is a world of thwarted hopes, broken dreams, and frustrated desires. G.K. Chesterton says, “Everywhere there is speed, noise and confusion, but nowhere deep happiness and quiet hearts.”
Billy Graham Daily Devotional Messages: How To Love
A Hollywood columnist wrote about a famous movie star, “The bright, carefree radiance has gone from her pretty face.” Optimism and cheerfulness are products of knowing Christ.
If the heart has been attuned to God through faith in Christ, then its overflow will be joyous optimism and good cheer.
You will never be free from discouragement and despondency until you have been tuned to God. Christ is the wellspring of happiness. He is the fountainhead of joy. Here is the Christian’s secret of joy.
Billy Graham Daily Devotional Messages: Christianity is Serious
Prayer for the day: By Your love I experience the delight of a quiet heart. Deep down is the joy that cannot be taken away. Lord, may I always keep my eyes on You, my source of joy.
Today’s Daily Devotional Messages was written by Billy Graham, the Founder of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.(BGEA)