Billy Graham: Why You Can't Ever Trust Your Heart

(Unsplash/Ali Morshedlou)

One of the ironies of human nature is that it often has a way of rejecting the best and accepting the worst. Why did the crowd ask for the release of Barabbas and the crucifixion of Jesus? The answer is in the biblical statement, "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked" (Jer. 17:9). Jesus is just as divine today and just as much alive as He was on that first Good Friday. Yet millions today don't accept Him. His goodness is still a rebuke to our badness; His purity still shows up our impurities; His sinlessness still reveals our sinfulness; and unless we allow Him to destroy the evil within us, the evil within us still wants to destroy Him. This is the conflict of the ages.

Jesus wants your heart. Listen to more in this short audio clip.

Read Billy Graham's answer on having a change of heart and mind.

Prayer for the Day

Lord Jesus, when I reflect upon the agony of Your death at Calvary, my heart is once again humbled at the magnitude of Your love for all mankind.

© 2018 BGEA

Get Spirit-filled content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

Help Charisma stay strong for years to come as we report on life in the Spirit. Become an integral part of Charisma’s work by joining Charisma Media Partners. Click here to keep us strong!

Your Turn

Comment Guidelines
View/Add Comments
Use Desktop Layout
Charisma Magazine — Empowering believers for life in the Spirit