Queen Elizabeth II was a woman of deep Christian faith who loved God’s Word and enjoyed having “Bible studies” with the late evangelist Billy Graham when he was in London, Graham’s son Franklin Graham says.
“She was faithful and steadfast in her faith in God,” Franklin Graham told ABC News Live. “… She honored the Lord Jesus Christ. And she wasn’t afraid to live her faith.”
Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8, roughly four and a half years after the eldest Graham died. Billy Graham wrote in his autobiography Just As I Am that he “always found” Queen Elizabeth “very interested in the Bible and its message.” He recounted a story of preaching at Windsor Castle one Sunday and telling the queen he nearly had chosen a sermon about the crippled man in John 5 but decided against it.
“Her eyes sparkled, and she bubbled over with enthusiasm, as she could do on occasion,” Billy Graham wrote. “‘I wish you had!’ she exclaimed. ‘That is my favorite…