“It is better to die in the desert than to live with a nagging wife.” Matt mentioned this weekend that the book of Proverbs makes the above statement and yet if I were to search that phrase online, I would come up empty. Not a single translation includes this passage. Nowhere do I find these exact words as I search my ESV, NASB, NKJV, or even NIV.
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You sum up the whole of New Testament teaching in a single phrase, if you speak of it as a revelation of the Fatherhood of the holy Creator. In the same way, you sum up the whole of New Testament religion if you describe it as the knowledge of God as one's holy Father. If you want to judge how well a person understands Christianity, find out how much he makes of the thought of being God's child, ...
All of my life I have wanted to be successful. The idea of success has driven me most of my days and the fear of not being successful has kept me on course as well. As I reflect on this, I find it interesting that not much has changed for me personally. I still desire success, but my definition of “success” has shifted drastically. Growing up in the thriving and prosperous suburb of Plano ...
Let me start by saying, Thank You! The outpouring of love and prayers for my family and me has been so overwhelming that it has moved us to sobs. To see the tangible love of God for us in the saints has been overwhelming and a great comfort...Thanks. Prognosis: Anaplastic oligodendroglioma
We taped this video of Matt on Friday, Dec. 18 and aired it this weekend at our worship services. Matt and his family feel very loved and are grateful for your continued prayers. [VIDEO]
Dear church, In the first chapter of Philippians, the Apostle Paul writes that whatever imprisonments, beatings and trials he may have suffered, they all "serve to advance the gospel" of Jesus Christ. We implore you to keep the gospel of Christ as the main focus as we walk with Matt and Lauren through this trial.
I have been there. In that all too familiar situation where my kids have done something so unthinkable that brings great embarrassment to me as their father. In that instant, there is a quick heart check that takes place - is this about me? I really have to ask myself if I have made parenting all about me.
Matt's doctor is meeting with him and Lauren and the family late today (Tuesday) to provide them the pathology report's findings. We hope to communicate those results to you by noon Wednesday. Many of you have speculated that we know the results, but haven't shared them. Actually, the family will learn the results for the first time today.