(RNS) Excerpts from Billy Graham's new book on sin, salvation and ”˜trendy religion’

Here is a sampling of the thoughts of the 94-year-old evangelist in his newest book:


“The truth is that every last one of us is born in sin, and while some may not think of themselves as sinners, God does. He hears every word we utter and knows the deepest secrets we lock away in the vaults of our hearts.”

”˜Trendy religion’

“Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer; then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish.”

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