New Testament Bible Class

Sayings mistakenly attributed to the Bible

Sayings often attributed to the Bible but actually from other sources: 

  • Moderation in all things.  (Aristotle)
  • Once saved, always saved.
  • Better to cast your seed…
  • Spare the rod.  Spoil the child.
  • To thine own self be true. (Shakespeare)
  • Do unto other as you would have them do unto you.
  • God helps those who help themselves.  (Benjamin Franklin)
  • Money is the root of all evil.
  • Cleanliness is next to godliness.
  • This too shall pass.
  • God works in mysterious ways.
  • The eye is the window to the soul.
  • The lion shall lay down with the lamb.
  • Pride comes before the fall.

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