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Christian author (Sacred Marriage, among others) and teacher: Writer in Residence at Second Baptist, Houston. Lover of God, student of the Christian classics
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"When our hearts are full of God, sending up holy desires to the throne of grace we are then in our highest state, we are upon the utmost heights of human greatness; we are in the presence of the Lord of all the world & can be no higher till death is swallowed up in glory." Law
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Gary Thomas Nov 20
Isn't this one of the most beautiful verses in the Bible? "Let us approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need." Heb. 4:16
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Gary Thomas Nov 19
We're all focused on what we'll feed our families this week; let's pause a moment and reflect on what feeds our marriages...
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Gary Thomas Nov 19
We tend to use the word “needy” in such a negative fashion that we can unwittingly shame our spouse for admitting his or her needs. Here's a challenging thought, though: what if God made us needy? What if neglecting our needs hurts...
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Gary Thomas Nov 17
Stop apologizing and choose to look at from a positive angle: God Made Us Needy via
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David JB Miller Nov 16
Happening now at the Cafe ... "I was good at withholding warmth. I’m ashamed of that. I hate it ... Gary Thomas
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Gary Thomas Nov 14
We tend to use the word “needy” in such a negative fashion that we can unwittingly shame our spouse for admitting his or her needs. Here's a challenging thought, though: what if God made us needy?
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Gary Thomas Nov 12
Replying to @BryanAllain
Thanks Bryan!
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Gary Thomas Nov 12
Replying to @kevinathompson
That would be dancing with danger. It gave me SO MUCH please to see 74,xxx at the bottom of the document!
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Gary Thomas Nov 12
Replying to @MamaKates22
It actually felt more like using a cleaver; had to excise almost an entire chapter...
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Gary Thomas Nov 12
When a publisher tells an OCD leaning author they'd prefer the current manuscript of 84,000 words come back at 75,000 words, what does he do? He finishes it today at 74,992! Even if the book bombs, I'm pretty proud of myself right now.
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Gary Thomas Nov 11
A great book by Carol Kuykendall and Krista Gilbert to help parents navigate an exciting but sometimes difficult and painful season of parenting:
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Gary Thomas Nov 10
When you feed your marriage it’s like pouring a river of contentment through your soul. A happy, well-connected marriage makes all of life more pleasant. The highs become more fun, and the lows feel less suffocating.
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Gary Thomas Nov 9
Need a pick me up today? If this doesn't do it, I don't think anything will: Hezekiah Walker New Video "Every Praise" via
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Gary Thomas Nov 9
The apostle Paul warned Timothy that ministry wouldn't be "easy": "But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship..." 1 Tim. 4:5
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Gary Thomas Nov 9
You're not just choosing to GET married; you're choosing to BE married. The power behind this part of the wedding vows, "so long as we both shall live"
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Gary Thomas Nov 8
“Feelings are, with a few exceptions, good servants. But they are disastrous masters.” Dallas Willard
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Gary Thomas Nov 8
Watch any race, any athletic competition, any church, or any business and you'll soon learn that a good start doesn't guarantee a strong finish. It helps, but it doesn't ensure anything. Marriage is a commitment to keep doing something...
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Gary Thomas Nov 8
SINGLES: Sometimes, the first step in making a wise marital choice is ending an unwise dating choice
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Gary Thomas Nov 7
Parents: Proof that faith is "caught" more than "taught!"
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