Pastor Paul Franklin Crouch, PHD, known by the world as a man that created an empire called Trinity Broadcasting Network, but by family and friends as the one whom Jesus loved. Dr. Paul Crouch chose to return home to be with the Lord of Lords Jehovah Jesus on November 30, 2013. Dr. Crouch's love of God's calling upon his life is evident in all he believed, drew to himself and fulfilled by the grace of Christ Jesus.
The son and grandson of preachers, Paul made every step of his faith walk count by not only accepting the torch to go further and do more than his predecessors, Paul believed the impossible and moved mountains with his faith. Paul, known as a hard man that could save a dollar, completely surrendered to God and sowed every cent he owned to fulfill the calling God put on his life. In return, as God promised Abram to make him a father of nations and renaming Abram Abraham, Paul went from a Preacher of a small congregation to a Preacher to the world bringing the gospel of Jesus Christ to the whole world.
Paul's obedience and faithfulness even in the face of adversity proved to be of strong roots evoking blessed fruits opening up doors of utterance for many of the called to assist him in presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ. So, that being said, do not mourn for Paul, instead rejoice, his faith lives on in us by the grace of Jesus Christ. Paul rejoiced at the hearing of the word of God. Paul got excited when he could bring the gospel to those who had no access.
Rejoice, because Paul is with Jesus now and we will see him and Jesus in a little while. Show your love by rejoicing and continuing to take the gospel to every part of the earth. Extend Paul's vision by loving one another in Christ Jesus and lifting up Jesus, the body with righteous praise. John 13:34, Matthew 6:9-13, Mark 12:29-31, Hebrews 11:1, John 3:16-17, 20-21 and Matthew chapter five is a call to love, the strongest gift of God which Paul freely shared. Thanks be to God for sharing Paul with all of us. Thank you to Paul's wife Jan and family who walk and work in Paul's vision. Thank you for giving up time with your spouse and dad so he could fulfill the vision God called him to do. Thank you and as Paul would say, "And I will bless the Lord and his praises will continually be in my mouth. JESUS IS LORD!"
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