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16,000 People Pack the House at Franklin Graham Revival Weekend

  • Kayla Koslosky

    Kayla Koslosky has been the Editor of since 2018. She has B.A. degrees in English and History and previously wrote for and was the managing editor of the Yellow Jacket …

  • 2018 Oct 09

On Sunday, Franklin Graham took to Facebook to share his experience at the Festival de Esperanza. 

Graham, an evangelist and the son of the late Billy Graham, participated in the revival in Monterrey, Mexico where, according to CBN News, 16,000 people came out to hear the word of God and worship together.

To express his excitement and appreciation for the event and its organizers Graham decided to share a series of posts on Facebook, one of which had a photo attached showing that the revival had a packed house. 

Graham wrote in the post, "We praise God that hundreds of people responded to the invitation to turn from their sins and trust Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord tonight in Monterrey, Mexico.”

He continued, “I told the full house at Arena Monterrey that there was nothing more valuable than a soul. Your soul lives inside your body and when your body dies, your soul will live forever in one of two places—Heaven or Hell.”

He then offered this to the audience, “Your soul's destination depends on whether you accept or reject Jesus Christ during this life. It's the most important decision you will ever make. The Bible tells us, 'For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?' (Mark 8:36).”

Graham goes on to say that he is thankful for the many lives that were saved that night by the Glory of God and his Good News.

The evangelists also noted that he is excited to come back for another revival saying, "Over 500 churches prayed and participated in the Festival de Esperanza—we appreciate each one of them, and I'm looking forward to coming back to Mexico.”

Photo courtesy: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan/Staff