Unto the Hills

Unto the Hills

by Billy Graham

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Drawn from more than 40 years of study and ministry, this devotional classic offers 365 meditations to calm the soul and point toward the One who can always help. A day-by-day guide for quiet reflection and prayer from the nation's most beloved spiritual leader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418519247
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 08/30/1996
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 544,500
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Billy Graham, world-renowned preacher, evangelist, and author, delivered the gospel message to more people face-to-face than anyone in history and ministered on every continent of the world in more than 185 countries. Millions have read his inspirational classics, including Angels, Peace with God, The Holy Spirit, Hope for the Troubled Heart, How to Be Born Again, The JourneyNearing Home, and The Reason for My Hope.

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Chinchin More than 1 year ago
Unto the Hills is simple to understand devotional that gives encouragement for every Christian believer. It is a helpful reading for spending a quiet time alone with God as each entry presents a Scripture, a message and a prayer. It can be used as an introduction for more in-depth study of the Word.
KoleD More than 1 year ago
Unto the Hills by Billy Graham was supplied to me by Book Sneeze a few months ago. I have to tell you, I am not a highly religious person, but I found myself drawn to Unto the Hills when I saw it available on Book Sneeze. It is a very well layed out, well written, and easy to follow daily devotional. As is the case with with any scripture, Billy Graham adds his insight and wisdom as to the meaning of each scripture. For a religious novice, I found the material very easy to handle and intersting. With that being said, it didn't grab me and pull me in like others daily books (not devotionals) have done in the past. To write a review on a book that is truly designed to be read over the course of 365 days is challenging, and the information I submit is solely based on reading selections throughout the book at random. While that may not be the sole intent of Mr. Grahams work, it does give a very random sampling of the breadth and quality of the information. Topics will provide enlightenment, encouragement, and a great way be be inspired on a daily basis. I believe anyone can find value in Unto the Hills.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have been using this devotional since January and have enjoyed it. The format is typical of a devotional and starts with a daily scripture. That is followed by the authors message and then the reading ends with a short prayer. Many devotionals out there are written simply to make the reader feel good without any real regard to biblical accuracy, and often scriptures seem to be taken out of context. With Billy Graham as the author I knew I could expect more. I trust his writing and the theology behind it. I highly recommend this book. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255
amanda_92 More than 1 year ago
It is a 365 daily devotional which was originally published about 25 years ago, but this book is an updated edition. Each devotional begins with a Bible Verse (It is sort of like an introduction) that relates to what the devotional is going to be about then it ends with a beautifully written prayer. . Some of the devotionals are long, but they will keep you reading. And some of the devotionals inside this book are short--it depends what the topic is. Billy Graham is really good at writing devotionals. I suggest that anyone who has is a beginner to devotionals, or someone who is just looking for a devotional to read, to read this book, but I suggest this book to everyone! The devotionals will want you to read more and more! It is kind of suspenseful! What I do not like about this book, the cover can easily tear or rip. But the cover feels nice and soft. :) I received this book from the publisher book sneeze
mumwrites More than 1 year ago
look what i got in the mail recently courtesy of booksneeze, my advanced copy of unto the hills - a daily devotional penned by rev. billy graham. this actually a reprint of the 1996 hardbound classic. from the publisher: "The classic 365-day devotional from Billy Graham, now back in print. Simple, direct, encouraging yet challenging, this book offers itself as a heartening companion for your daily walk in the valley. This collection is a gentle but constant reminder that we can find help for all our needs as long as we remember to look up . . . unto the hills but especially unto the Lord. my two-cent's worth: i was never really the praying kind, or i must say a regular-praying kind, but this book is one sure way to jumpstart the habit again. something i can look forward to, as part of my daily morning routine. made to be read one entry per day (or maybe you can read an entire month in one sitting if you're up to it), unto the hills is made up of 365 daily reading, each comprised of a carefully chosen passage from the bible, an inspiring message, story or anecdote from dr. graham and ends with a prayer made especially for the book. an inspirational read and an ideal gift to just about anyone you know. i give it a cozy spot in this corner's readers lounge which is my equivalent to a four star rating. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."
LadyD_Books on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This softcover devotional book was written by the much beloved minister of the gospel, Billy Graham. It was originally published 25 years ago & has now been brought back in to print for a new generation of readers. Featuring 365 daily readings, this book offers an inspiring collection of comforting thoughts from one of the world's best known & most beloved evangelists. Written in Graham's easy-to-read style, Unto the Hills draws on the spiritual insights that come from the author's lifetime of Bible study & worldwide ministry.This is a great book to start each day by reading a little of God's word in to your life every morning or evening or mid-day and be inspired and encouraged. It's very uplifting to meet with God early each morning.For anyone that has a busy life this type of book makes it a lot simpler to read, and apply to every day life. The language that is used is down to earth and simple to understand. The devotional helps to put things in another point of view, with clear and direct language like knowing when to turn the other cheek, or when to step in and take over, or when to be alone and let God lead the way.The Devotionals are listed by date because it is easy to follow and you can pick this book up at any time and start reading. When the book arrived in the latter part of 2010, I read the last half of the book straight through and was impressed by this gifted author. I especially like the daily short story or reference in life today found on each page about a topic (drawn from Billy's own experiences) followed by the way each the story relates to Biblical truth and to our daily lives, concluding with a prayer. This is a great devotional! It gives you a snippet of faith each day. Billy Graham has a way of making one think, ponder and reflect, then savor the beauty of God's word. I highly recommend this devotional, to get oneself into the practice of faith, hearing the word of God.I think this book makes an amazing gift for anyone looking for inspiration, encouragement with renewed hope and faith.
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I love reading his books they are so amazing!
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pixieleeedust More than 1 year ago
Wonderful...as usual!
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JaneyD1 More than 1 year ago
Let's face it; you can't really miss the mark when reading a book by Billy Graham. And Unto the Hills Daily Devotional is no exception. It's a fabulous tool for all Jesus followers. Each daily devotional provides a Scripture followed by a commentary relevant to the Bible quote, then ends with a prayer. In true character to Dr. Graham's down-to-earth style, this book makes for easy (but interesting) reading. Its pages echo a tone of characteristic purity - characteristic of Billy Graham and, of course, of Jesus. Recurring themes pop up periodically such as angels, salvation, faith, family, suffering etc. Some of the devotionals delve into several Bible passages to provide an overall sense of what God is saying. Others provide fascinating illustrations through parables or real-life stories. Poignant quotes from other men of God - some well known, others lesser known - also sporadically lace the pages throughout, enriching the read. Unto The Hills would benefit anyone-including unbelievers (it makes a great evangelistic tool) and even pastors. But it's especially a must-have for new believers. I received this book in exchange for my review as a Thomas Nelson Booksneeze reviewer. Janey L. DeMeo M.A. Copyright © February 2011
cash8907 More than 1 year ago
Coming from the heart of Billy Graham, you just can't go wrong. As I write this review, I can say I haven't honestly read every days devotional...but I have read several, and in the past have been through them all. Simple laymans terms abound. Easy scripture and analogy to understand and plain basic truths that are unquestionable and apply easily to your every day life. He covers everything from the plan of Salvation to daily anxiety and worry. I know that I will enjoy (already am) going through this guide this year and hope to keep it in good condition and around to use again in the future or share with my friends and family. By the way, it has a beautiful cover design and would also make an awesome gift book!
joannacullen More than 1 year ago
I recently received Unto The Hills, a daily devotional by Billy Graham. As it is a 365-day devotional, I have not read every single entry, but I've gotten a sense of it. This is a reprint. Entries are fairly bite-sized, so you won't lose focus and their style is meditative rather than declarative, for the most part. I don't often get much value out of declarative devotionals, so I'm glad this one leaves a little more room for our own thoughts and feelings. There are times when Graham is very clear about his thoughts and beliefs (and I'm not sure I always agree), but many times he just presents a story and relates it to our lives and then signs off with a prayer. Unto the Hills is pretty much exactly what you'd expect it to be. A typical daily devotional. Not the most inspired or modern devotional I've ever read (Graham is definitely not a part of my generation), but you could certainly do much, much worse. Full disclosure: Thomas Nelson provided me with a free review copy of this book in exchange for an unbiased review. I was not required to give a positive review. Join me in reviewing by visiting BookSneeze.
MichelleAlbertson More than 1 year ago
This daily devotional is definitely a keeper. I have enjoyed going through each daily devotional as I begin this new year. Each day's devotion is designed to encourage and lift you up, which is exactly what it does. Billy Graham is not only a great speaker, but a great author, and his devotional is proof of this. Each devotional contains a Bible verse, a page-long message from Graham, and a prayer to begin your day. One of the things I love most about this book is that it has dates. Not every devotional has dates -- you can start it whenever you want. I love that this one has each page dated. It helps me stay on track and keep track of the days I've already read. I also like it because I will definitely use it again and again. Some devotionals are hard to follow and just seem like a bunch of random thoughts put together. Each of these 365 devotions are well thought out and are practical for each day. This devotional has already helped me to stay in the Word this new year and I'm loving it!
MonicaD29 More than 1 year ago
Although I just got the book in the mail today, I was please at how well its wrote with having a scripture on top of the page, and the devotion based on that scripture. Every page has at least 2 references (the main one on top of the page, & the one or more in the devotion). At the very end of each page is a lovely prayer for the end of the day. There are some pages with the main scripture, then a couple in parathineses, had a nice explanation. The devotions I liked the best are the ones that are at the start of a new season & are family based.
ministerdoc More than 1 year ago
Unto The Hills A Daily Devotional By Billy Graham This Is A Great Devotional. I Have Alot Of Devotionals But Never As Good As This One. Billy Graham Delivers A Masterpiece Of Ministry .This Caters To Everyone's Soul. Not Matter The Situation That May Occur In Your Life,There Is A Message From God In This Book.So Well Written And Biblically Sound.This Is A Must Have Book. Reminding Us Of Just How Lucky We Are To Have Been Blessed With Billy Graham. Get This Book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Unto the Hills is a daily devotional book written by Billy Graham. It is the second edition of this book, and its message is definitely timeless. Each day begins with a short scripture then offers a short devotion, and ends in a prayer. This book is what I have looked for since I began searching for the ideal daily devotional book. I have wanted a devotional that was short but thorough, and that has been difficult to find...until now. Billy Graham demonstrates, in this book, why he is indeed America's most beloved spiritual leader. I foresee many years of using this particular daily devotional and would recommend it (and probably give it as a gift) to everyone I know. It is a classic and will be on my bookshelf for many years to come.