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Ravi Zacharias was a popular Christian evangelist who founded the Ravi Zacharias International Ministries in Atlanta.

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Published in Trib Total Media on May 20, 2020.
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June 29, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful and influential person. We will love you and miss you always. See you on the other side.
Rachael N
June 28, 2020
Enjoyed his sermons on ktfc sioux city Iowa,he will be missed dearly,REST IN PEACE RAVI. H Beckner
June 28, 2020
My deepest sympathy in your loss of a man who was more than a great teacher and speaker, he was husband, father, papa and friend to many.
I hope to shake his hand in heaven and thank him
Alison Morgan
June 22, 2020
THANK YOU RAVI. GOD BLESS, NO MORE PAIN.
MARJORIE CARVER
Grandparent
June 21, 2020
Ravi was a great man of God. He always spoke the truth and defended God's Holy Word like no one could. I can hear God saying well done good and faithful servant. Rest in peace, Ravi. May God give peace and comfort to the family and friends. Respectfully, Linda Smith. Meridian, Idaho
Linda Smith
June 21, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Linda S. In Meridian, idaho
Acquaintance
June 17, 2020
I am just a nobody..not worthy of Ravi's time. But I listen and hang on his every word. His intellect and verbal eloquence is purely spell binding. I wish I had 1% of his faith,vigor, intelligence, and humanistic charm.
Why did he have to suffer in pain for so many years and why was he taken from us?. Dearest Ravi please look over us..please continue to guide us. Find me and help me understand...
Chris leong
Student
June 10, 2020
Truly a man of God, you were a blessing and serve the Lord well
Beverly Ellis
Friend
June 9, 2020
With love and prayers of ongoing comfort to Ravi, his wife, children, grandchildren, world-wide family and everyone in his ministry. I knew little of apologetics until finding Ravi (or Ravi found me) and have been learning and listening almost ever day since... With Ravi bringing countless believers and non-believers alike, closer to God's voice and teachings, always spoken by Ravi in love and in the Truth of our Lord Jesus Christ. Thank you Ravi! Your voice and teachings live on, both here on earth and in eternity.
Dave Batson
June 8, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the family
Mary Lamb
June 6, 2020
I will miss you Ravi! Your caring and passionate way of sharing the most significant truths of life has touched my life so very deeply! I only hope to pick up the torch and carry it on and to share more and more as you have shared, always ready to give an answer (1 Peter 3:15) but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.... Thank you for living such a faithful, impactful, caring life. You truly represented Jesus on this earth in a way that few have done!
Michael Hintz
Student
June 4, 2020
I was so saddened to hear about this beautiful man of Christ!! I/ we will miss you Ravi, for bringing us hope, and encouragement, to this fallen world, with your faithful Christian teachings, ministering and words of inspiration. You were a gift to all of us who knew, met, or listened to you, as I did, on the radio, for many years!! Just hearing your voice and knowing you were there for us, was such a blessing!! You will be in my, and our hearts forever, and rest in eternal peace with the almighty Lord. May God comfort your family ,here, today, and the days to follow, at this difficult time!! Many thoughts and prayers to all of you!! Amen.
Maria Emmela
June 4, 2020
What an excellent, down to earth Christian teacher, teaching from his real experiences with life and with God.
Bill Hagerty, Portsmouth, NH June, 2020
Bill Hagerty
June 2, 2020
He was and will always be one of my favorite authors, speaker and defender of the faith. I have quotes that written in a personal book that is filled with sayings from Ravi.
Leonora Feldman
May 30, 2020
Yes he was such a wonderful person. He did a lot for so many people who didn't know Christ and he spoke from his heart. Ravis son Nathan was in my former youth group thru grace church over in nor cross ga. My loving thoughts and prayers are with ravis family at their time of loss. It's never easy to lose someone that you love but please know that he's free from pain and that he's very much at peace now in heaven above and he's in a great place and as Christians we all know and believe that we will see them all again some day .
Heather Thielman
May 30, 2020
Ravi is a unique man of God .. A man after the heart of God .. A Giant of Faith .. The greatest Apologist I've ever met or heard .. A Christ like person .. The best example to every true minister of Christ and to every believer in Christ. I'll miss him till we meet again face to face.
Albert Haddad
Albert Haddad
Friend
May 29, 2020
My heart is broken hearted to lose a man who was the embodiment of Jesus Christ! Somehow he was a father to all of us who listened to his teachings!
He amazed me with his intellect and memorization! His answers were brilliant yet full of the love for and of Christ! Humbleness was a trait he carried well!
I cannot imagine the pain and grief his precious dedicated wife, children, and grandchildren are feeling now. May God in His great love and mercy comfort you all! I will so miss your unique voice yet have the hope of seeing you again Ravi!
Your crowns are all now laid at the feet of Jesus! Farewell until we meet again!

Christine Andrews





Christine Andrews
Friend
May 29, 2020
I will ever be grateful for Ravis God breathed gift of rightly dividing the word of truth! He is a saint that left the mark of Christ in our dark sin sick world. My heart is sorrowful to know he is no longer among us, but rejoice that he is in the presence of God! The Lord comfort and give peace to his family. And may his labors of love forever impact people for eternity and Salvation in Jesus Christ!
Becky DeBoer
May 28, 2020
I listened to this wonderful blessed man with complete attention. He had a way that God gifted him to capture our attention. We knew he spoke truth I will miss him. He is with Jesus now and how great that is. God bless the family. May Gods comfort be with you
Laura Dosher
May 28, 2020
"I am the Resurrection and the Life..." Ravi helped me to understand that I could put the full weight of my faith on that Solid Rock!
W. David Lewis
May 28, 2020
I am deeply saddened to learn of the suffering and loss of Ravi. I so looked forward to all of his teachings and can't think of even once where I wasn't filled overflowing. In short, I loved Ravi tremendously and though my heart aches I am just so grateful for all he has generously taught and left behind and furthermore rejoice in the fact He is with Jesus the one whom he sought after all these years. Deepest heartfelt sympathy to his family. May the peace that passes all human understanding rest in you, ease your pain and comfort you as the days and weeks pass. I'm struggling to sign off as my words seem and are little in expression for all of what Ravi really meant and will always mean to me. I hope in some way they bring comfort. Thank you family of Ravi for sharing him all these years and for giving him much love and joy as evidenced in his work. Your love and continual support of him furthered and enriched him and his ministry without doubt. Thank you so much. Biggest and warmest hugs.
Eileen Sasso
May 28, 2020
What a clear thinking and speaking and lovely Christian. I have listened on YouTube to many messages. His handling of many questions put forward by those who would not believe was greatly encouraging.
Edwin Norton
Family
May 27, 2020
I was deeply touched by His His Understanding of Jesus and I felt blessed. RIP.
Veronica OBrien
May 27, 2020
Great man of God. Enjoyed listening to Ravi on radio. Rest in peace. Truly God servant.
Lonnie Vanhoy
May 26, 2020
Ravi messages was always anointed by God
Ronnie Parker
May 26, 2020
An inspiration in my life a joy I think God for him bless you forever my friend in Jesus name Hitman
Sabrina Marzullo
Family
May 26, 2020
I was a little late about knowing you as an evangelist, a great man of God. I would have learned so much from you when my days were dark but your teachings about our Savior remains and I will continue to learn more about Him because I have you to look up to as a mentor. Thank you so much for all you did to reach out and bring Christ to fellow brothers and sisters in Christ who are searching for answers through the longings of their heart through your gentleness and grace-filled intellect. We know you are with the Lord and I know He is happy to welcome you home. Until we meet in heaven with our God.
Jana P.
Student
May 26, 2020
RIP Sir, I was inspired by your speeches. I am a Hindu.
Sandrasakran Gengan
Acquaintance
May 26, 2020
Ravi, you will be missed, I always liked listening to you, you always had a good message
Patricia Fishback
Acquaintance
May 25, 2020
I listened to your radio program on Christian radio when at home, walking, jogging or on vacation doing the same. Ravi Zacharias ALWAYS made me think about my faith in Jesus Christ and His teachings. You challenged me as a teacher just as you challenged so many college students to look closely at the Bible and the life of Christ and what it means in a personal sense. You were a worker in the spreading of the Gospel message and you did it so well. I will miss you brother on the radio but know that you'll never be forgotten because your teachings will endure the test of time. You can now rest in Christ as your work here on Earth is done. The Lord called you home and now others will continue the Lord's work while you now rest in the Lord. Thank you for such a great man of faith as you certainly helped me be a better Christian. My condolences to all the Zacharias family and friends.
james varone
Teacher
May 25, 2020
Thank you man of God!!
We will miss your voice!!
Hannah Ibrahim
May 25, 2020
My Christian walk has been strengthened by his teachings. I will continue to listen to his messages so that I too can have an answer for my faith in Jesus Christ. My sincere condolences to his family. My heart goes out to them but I have the assurance that God will give you the grace to go on.
Rest in peace my brother
Vilma McIntosh
Teacher
May 25, 2020
I have been so blessed by his testimony, ministry and challenging us to think!
Lyn Shiffer
May 25, 2020
The world has lost a great evangalist and we will miss your voice!!
Johannie Jordaan
Significant_other
May 25, 2020
Now, here was a man that knew the meaning of putting the whole armor of God on.
Rip Ravi.. until that day.
rdw
Friend
May 24, 2020
Thank you for your present. I will meet you in heaven someday.
Deleta Michaud
Acquaintance
May 24, 2020
His ministry was such a blessing. I will continue to learn and grow from the teachings he left behind and know that he said everything that God wanted him to say before taking him home. Thank you Lord for sharing your servant with us.
Deborah
May 24, 2020
Alishia
May 24, 2020
My condolences to the family, giving all honor to God our Family for this precious saint who has blessed so many lives.
God be praise, for the time his life on the earth. Thank you for giving him to us..
Regina Mouton
Sister
May 24, 2020
RAVI, my dear Christian brother, was a great inspiration & teacher to me of the things of God! May God bless his family and give them His supernatural peace & comfort!
Karrie
May 24, 2020
Oh, Ravi zacharias, how God blessed us with your ministry and your genius. You used your gifts wisely and how blessed we are for that. Rest in the presence and beauty of our Lord and Savior.
Joan D'Entremont
May 24, 2020
I have listened to and watched Ravi Zacharias long before Youtube. I have told many of my family and friend about him, his careful delivery of God's word, his kind demeanor with which he spoke to the questioners and others as he shared his life and his experiences to help make the word of God so much more practical, and his devotion to sharing God with everyone of all ages, all walks of life in every corner of the globe. I miss him already, but I am and will continue to be his student even though we've never met and I was never fortunate to sit in an audience to hear him speak. My life has been so impacted by him, and I thank God for him. I am so grateful to God that He was merciful to Ravi and he didn't have to suffer through a long illness and that now he is in the presence of his Savior. I pray for the loving arms of Jesus to be around his beloved wife, his daughters, his grandchildren, his family, and RZIM. Praying for the God of all comfort to continue to show you the love and care during this time. Amen.
Velma Austin
Student
May 24, 2020
Ravi is the intellectual inspiration to my Salvation in JESUS .I SAY IS BECAUSE HE HAS PASSED FROM DEATH TO LIFE BECAUSE OF THE CROSS .WELL DONE BROTHER
KEN LAING
Friend
May 24, 2020
Ravi Zacharias was a great speaker, a great Christian and a great man.
May 24, 2020
Such a sad day for our Christian family here on earth and especially Ravis family. You, Sir, will be missed. Thank you for all the wonderful words of wisdom and hope in sermons, books, radio, internet and recordings. Your dedication and love for the Lord was so strong. You did let your light shine before men, they saw your good works, you always gave God the glory. Rest In Peace - your work on earth is done, but your words about Jesus keep on going.
Kathy King
Friend
May 23, 2020
I listen to you everyday through out the day. you have kept me alive during my most difficult times. god bless you. I will miss everything about you Scott dimicco
scott Dimicco
May 23, 2020
I want Margie, Sarah, Naomi and Nathan to know how sorry I am for their loss. I never had an opportunity to meet Ravi in person but I felt like he was a close friend. I listened to his podcasts on the local radio station every chance I could. I so looked forward to hearing and learning from his messages. Because of my selfish nature I sit here with tears pouring down my face, I want to continue to hear his voice and and learn more about my Lord and Savior through ways only Ravi could teach using love and compassion. But in my heart I am so happy for him because he is no longer in any pain and he is now with Jesus!
Tamie Hunter
Friend
May 23, 2020
Your messages always reached deep into my heart and soul. I was not a Christian until 58 yrs old so tou helped nr grow in grace and love. I am now a ordained minister teaching others. May GOd hold tour family thru these trying days.
May 23, 2020
I am so sorry for our loss -- he was such a teacher, such a defender of Christianity, such an inspiration! I am in shock. Once again we are reminded to live and relish each moment God gives to us! ( I watched "Let my people think" most every Sunday).
Wilma Bartman
Friend
May 23, 2020
My heart is broken over the death of Mr. Zechariah. I heard him speak on occasion and it was like God himself had read your mind and was giving you words of knowledge to help you. But I know that Ravi is at home with Jesus now and so I am happy about that, but I will miss his words of knowledge.
Faith Bays
Friend
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