'Life, Faith, and Finishing Well'
Franklin Graham on his father's new book
- Duration 5:09
- Date Oct 21, 2011
Franklin Graham on his father's new book
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Hannity now world renowned evangelist Billy Graham has been preaching the gospel for decades and now and his latest book.
He shares his thoughts on growing old and how we can live life to the fullest until the very end.
Now -- some Franklin Graham sat telling me to talk about his father's new book and much much more.
And joining us now is Franklin Graham and of course is dad Billy Graham -- brand new book.
Nearing home life faith and finishing well now.
For the same points and how they're lucky -- 92 now.
Yes you know I watch among the -- days -- old tapes when He was young and preaching.
You -- my guess every week right.
-- vivid -- -- to broadcast and every start tonight and and let me -- He was.
Take time -- a little brimstone and there till you as a fiery preacher.
He's mellowed a little as He got older it is that would that be fair well I think if the bill because -- Melanie -- just got older and less energy and so forth.
But at that ignited to be 93 next month -- My father is as.
Convinced today of the message that He preached.
When you first started in 1940s as -- -- today that Jesus Christ is the way the truth and life and that no man can come to god except -- faith and his son Jesus Jesus is convinced the -- are any deep do you talk to him about his face still in about his life's journey.
We -- and they go have frontrunner formed with him once a week.
And of course this book.
It -- interest about this he's he's writing this book from a position of him I mean almost 93 years of great looking back.
At the lessons you've learned.
He says you people taught him how to live.
-- even learn from people how to -- He's -- no one ever taught him how.
To be old hard it's hard and -- -- going to be fifty this year you know but like to play sports and I'm like how all this -- I mean it's annoying.
But what He -- nearing home finishing well.
He's talking about dying Monday it is -- he's talking about finishing a life well and a lot of people don't finish well.
And he's in this is a practical focus discuss some good suggestions.
Every chapter -- -- -- is grounded in the scripture all mild father's life his.
He always -- the Bible says six He would always go right back to the far to the scripture.
And this book every -- is there's just grounded in the word of god but the important thing Sean.
It's it's it's a little bit about how to book but he's coming from a man who's lived 93 years who's got a lot of just good inside.
How hard has it been for him since your mom died it's He writes in the book but He never expected to out live.
In my mother you know there's expected to go first goals in life He always have health issues.
My mother was always Charles of course you know -- she went first and then he's very -- and -- -- -- sensuality it thinks of her.
It -- -- prevent well if you.
Your father has just an interest in fascinating life but it unsure of some of -- wasn't easy.
Was it hard for you because you grew up with this man hasn't been here he's preaching the gospel needs you know America's minister asked if ever there was one.
And then you're the son and you're not a perfect kid.
Now and and I guarantee you we traded stories -- -- far worse than you by far and I don't care you cannot top mind.
In a bad way but I found god and I change my heart but it was -- pressure -- you the amended it was a hard you have to live up to this.
I don't know I'm sure there was pressure probably just didn't recognize is too stupid recognizes.
I just decide I want to have fun.
And so I was going to try to do those things that made me happy to please me but I found that there was an emptiness in my life I was 22 Sean.
Before our government is 19 just have got I've made a mess of my life if you pick -- piece of my life and put it together.
You can have a -- that Jesus is your son of -- died for my sense of we've that He rose to life.
And I would like to invite him to come and take charge of my life and that might -- different it was and I think god.
-- -- -- I felt that might that I've been forgiven and that my heart have been plans.
And -- -- just tried every year since them every day since and to try to live one day at a time when you told your father that story for the first time.
Had to -- react I think those relief.
The protect -- up up up up up up because what -- -- that bad.
Well he's waiting that long.
You know voters are concerned you know I've been -- in jail or something.
And I'm just fine for over that's there's a god that loves me I pure enough that He sent.
His son to save me from my sense and a -- -- probably you know through prayer and fasting.
Not a member of them my father and my mother and my mother.
Was a great influence in my life because my father traveled so much and she was the one who who who kept everything -- everything together ran the home.
You you you made it possible.
In the last crusade your dad did in New York that I got to interview when I was a great honor and and to this -- -- appreciate it.
Franklin you're good man good to see --