Stories of Faith and Family: Jimmy Stewart
October 12, 2016
Stories of Faith and Family:
Why Psalm 91 Meant So Much to Jimmy Stewart
By Diane Howard
The late Jimmy Stewart, a great family man on and off the screen, revealed his heart, faith and concern for humanity in a 1987 interview with Guidepost.
Stewart, known for his classic movies and most of all “It’s a Wonderful Life,” tells how in that movie he “pleads, ‘God. . . God. . . dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man, but if you're up there, and you can hear me, show me the way. I'm at the end of my rope. Show me the way, God.’” He continues: “As I said those words, I felt the loneliness, the hopelessness of people who had nowhere to turn, and my eyes filled with tears. I broke down sobbing. This was not planned a...