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prattWhat is actor Chris Pratt’s favorite thing that he owns?

Need a hint?

It is not a car, a house or a sharp suit.

Pratt posted on Instagram that a wooden tray with an engraved picture of Jesus and the Scripture Philippians 4:13 is his item of choice. Pratt explained in the caption that his brother makes pocket dump trays that are used to throw wallets, keys, lighters, change or “pistols or whatever else we keep in your pocket so you know exactly where it is the next day. Well, he wanted to make me one and asked me what I wanted on it.”

When his brother asked what he wanted the tray to say. “I went for the usual Chris answer,” he wrote. The “American bald eagle smoking a cigar, holding a machine gun and an American flag whirling all bad ass in the wind maybe with some nunchucks or something.”

After thinking it through, Pratt wanted something more significant to his heart that he can take on the road with him. He wanted something less straight up. “So I thought about this great bible verse Philippians 4:13 which I’ve relied on for strength from time to time. And he knocks this thing out in like a day! Reclaimed wood and a wood burner.”

Pratt is open about his love and relationship with God and how faith has molded his life. “The Guardians of the Galaxy” actor talked about 1 John 2:10-11 as his Scriptural basis: “Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble. But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going because the darkness has blinded them.”

Pratt said he found Christ before his career really shot off. It began when a man named Henry came up to him and said, “Jesus told me to talk to you.” The Holy Spirit moved and Pratt started attending church. Pratt and his wife became even closer to God when their son was born nine weeks prematurely. “We were scared for a long time. We prayed a lot,” Pratt said. “It restored my faith in God, not that it needed to be restored, but it really redefined it.”

Pratt thanked his brother who was his hero when they were growing up and is, in fact, his champion today.

“Thanks to my big brother from the same mother for my awesome #cullypepper dump tray. It’s my favorite thing I have.”

What does Pratt’s favorite tray and favorite inscription mean?

Philippians 4:13means “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

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