Search Leighton Ford Ministries

Reflections | Dr. Leighton Ford (Mentoring)

Thank You, God, For That Baby Boy (On Billy Graham’s 98th Birthday)

November 7, 2016

Billy-Graham1 (1)

On this day in 1918 a baby boy was born in a two-story frame farm house on Park Road in North Carolina.

I am sure his mother, Morrow, held him with joy.

And that his father. Frank, must have come in from his daily chores to hold him with pride.

I am sure, knowing of their faith, they received him as a gift from God.

I am equally sure that neither had the slightest idea that their little boy would
become world-renowned as a servant of the Lord, and that millions would thank God that he led them to Jesus.

So today, on his 98th birthday, I am thankful to God for my brother-in-law Billy.

And I hope, as he sits quietly in his chair in his mountain home that he treasures deep within a sense that he has done all that God has called him to do and be.

Leighton Ford

Previous Article Next Article

Please complete the form below and we will be in touch with more information.
Church Location
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.