Evangelist Franklin Graham took a trip to Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday and provided the Gospel on the 50th anniversary of when his dad, the late evangelist Billy Graham, performed evangelistic outreach in Seoul.
“Korea has actually altered a lot in 50 years. The world has actually altered, however God's love for you has actually not altered,” Franklin Graham informed the crowd of about 70,000 individuals at Seoul World Cup Stadium.
“God made you, He produced you, and He enjoys you. He sent His Son Jesus Christ to conserve you from your sins,” he continued. “If you're prepared to accept that by faith, think in His name, and turn from your sins, your soul will be safe and safe and secure in His hands for eternity.”
Graham's message comes 50 years after 1.1 million individuals participated in an occasion throughout a Billy Graham crusade at Yoida Plaza on June 3, 1973. The occasion is the biggest of the late evangelist's crusades.
According to The Christian PostDr. Billy Kim, the pastor who equated for Billy Graham throughout the initial 1973 outreach, and Korean churches welcomed Franklin Graham for last weekend's celebration.
“The last time my daddy saw Dr. Billy Kim, he informed him, ‘Let's have another crusade in Korea,'” Graham informed the crowd on Saturday.
“I enjoy individuals of Korea. This is a strong and stunning nation, and individuals are so genuine and generous,” the evangelist continued. “They have actually constantly made me feel right in the house, and I am eagerly anticipating being with individuals of this country. I'm pertaining to Seoul at a time that has actually been tough for lots of people. The pandemic was extremely tough. Individuals require to understand there is hope. Lots of are distressed about the future and do not understand where to turn. I desire them to understand that God has a strategy and a function for our lives.”
“There's no country worldwide rather like Korea, however all the cash and all the innovation does not fill the vacuum in the human heart. Individuals would like to know, ‘Who am I? Why am I here? What's the function and the significance for my life?' Individuals are browsing, and they do not even understand what they're looking for, however something is missing out on,” Graham asserted. “Only God can fill that vacuum. I've pertained to preach a basic message of God's love for the Korean individuals, and I desire everybody to understand how they can have an individual relationship with God through faith in His Son Jesus Christ.”
According to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, countless individuals made occupations of faith following Franklin Graham's message of hope.
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