Billy Graham's Pease With God

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Part One: Works of the Cross

In his Book “Pease with God” Billy Graham describes three things in the Cross; a description of the depth of man’s sin, the overwhelming love of God, and the only way to salvation. The depths of the sins of man makes it impossible for man to have a relationship with God. In Theology for Today by Elmer Towns, Dr. Towns says that man cannot comprehend the true meaning of divine holiness and it is this holiness that prevents God from seeing man in his sinful nature. It is because of our sins that it was necessary for Jesus to go to the cross. It was because of the love of God that Jesus chose freely to go to the cross for us. In John 3:16-17 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” We clearly see the depth of the Love of God for Man we also see that the only path to salvation is only possible because of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. …show more content…

I have spent most of my life in strife and turmoil, from rebelling against to divorce. My life was in such a wreck that at my lowest point I was ready to end it all in a pill bottle. It was in that moment that I began to realize that it is in our darkest moment that the Lord calms our spirit. Every sense that day my prayer to God has always been for peace. Just as Jesus calmed the waters (Mark 4: 35-41) he can calm the

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