How Matthew McConaughey Chose the Biblical Name Levi for His Son [Video]

Craig HueyCulture, God's Word1 Comment

Matthew McConaughey is a familiar face in movies and car commercials.

Of late, he has gotten back to his Christian faith, in large part due to his wife’s prayers.

He admits he “drifted away” when he became famous.

The Scripture of Matthew 6:22 plays a big part in his life.

“The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light.”

He has it engraved on his wedding band.

It also plays a key role in naming their now 9-year-old son, Levi.

“Levi’s another name for Matthew in the Bible,” he said. “And my favorite verse is Matthew 6:22.

“We find out he’s a boy when he is born. You’re not thinking about the name, right? An hour later, the doctor comes up and he hands you that card to fill out: ‘Blank was born at 6:22 p.m. …”

He and his wife looked at each other and said, “It’s Levi.”

Watch the actor tell this wonderful story in this brief video.

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One Comment on “How Matthew McConaughey Chose the Biblical Name Levi for His Son [Video]”

  1. God bless you and you’re Family! You coming back to Christian faith will influence a lot of people +

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