Jeremy Roloff Pays Tribute to Billy Graham

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Like millions of people around the world this week, Jeremy Roloff is in mourning.

The Little People, Big World star has a lot to say in the wake of Billy Graham passing away.

Jeremy Roloff in Thought

Yesterday morning, word broke online that the 99-year old pastor had died at his home in North Carolina of natural causes.

The long-time religious figure had served for decades as the spiritual adviser of several Presidents, while also preaching to a greater number of people than anyone else in history.

According to estimates on his website, Graham spoke to a lifetime audience of approximately 215 million people in over 185 countries and territories, with "hundreds of millions more" viewing him on television, video, film and via the Web.

In response to Graham dying, Roloff shared the above photo and the following message:

I was first saved at a Billy Graham event in downtown Portland. I must have been eight at the time.

I remember clinging to the words he spoke with curiosity and wonder. Something deep in me wanting it to be true - it took a decade until I realized it was.

The world has lost a great warrior for the kingdom. A true “good and faithful” servant.

However, in the words of C.S. Lewis - Christian’s need never say goodbye.

Billy Graham

Typically, Audrey Roloff is the half of this famous couple who speaks candidly about her relationship with God.

And she has also made a mention of Graham, sharing Jeremy's caption in her Instagram Stories, along with and a photo of the preacher.

But Jeremy was clearly touched on a personal level by the reverend and felt a need to speak out on his own in this unique and sad case.

He wasn't the only well-known individual to publicly pay tribute to Graham, either.

Auds and Jeremy

"My entire family came to faith through Billy," Kathie Lee Gifford said on air during The Today Show on Wednesday, while adding on Twitter:

"Rejoicing with my precious friend, Billy Graham. Without a doubt, the finest man I ever knew. So grateful that I am among the millions that he led to faith in Jesus and the promise of eternal life."

And there was this from President Trump:

"The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He will be missed by Christians and all religions. A very special man."

And this from President Obama:

"Billy Graham was a humble servant who prayed for so many - and who, with wisdom and grace, gave hope and guidance to generations of Americans."

May Graham rest in peace.

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