Recently I had the unbelievable privilege of sitting with a husband/wife who intellectually and practically live-out the reality that Jesus is GREATER THAN.

The husband has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. 46 years old with 3 teenage children. He told me he’s praying to make it to Thanksgiving and then he’ll beg God for Christmas. As I sat with this couple for a couple hours I saw their tears… I heard their sadness… and, I witnessed their love for one another.

Here’s what was so refreshing: In the midst of all of this… there was no question that Jesus is supreme in their life.

Cancer wasn’t their choice, but allowing Jesus to be supreme is their choice. They are so sad… they have an unbelievable marriage… they have amazing kids… there was an expression of deep/deep sadness. A lot of people talk about faith, this couple was living it.

• I witnessed a man say, “Jesus is greater than cancer.”

• I heard a wife say, “Jesus is greater than my uncertain future!”

• I know their 17 year-old son would say, “Jesus is greater than a some years without my dad.”

Jesus is not a cute, little supplement to these people—He is supreme and His supremacy has shaped their lives. It’s so rare to see people live a life that backs up their talk. What a gift they showed to me.

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