The Writing on the Wall - Everyday Phrases from the King James Bible

by Richard Noble Published by Sacristy Press    ISBN-13: 978-1908381224



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"What an intriguing book. We can’t recall reading another book quite like it. We found out things that we never knew before. We couldn’t believe how many day to day sayings have their source in the bible."  - 25 New Testament phrases for Advent plus 40 more for Lent.


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By clicking here or on the image below, these and over 550 others can be found by keyword and topic, together with Bible references.

A fly in the ointment  – trifling cause that spoils something good (Ecclesiastes 10:1)
A thorn in one’s flesh – cause of a persistent irritation, annoyance, or affliction (2 Corinthians 12:7)
A law unto themselves –  people and things behaving unusually or disregarding custom (Romans 2:14)
Kick against the pricks –  argue and fight against people in authority (Acts 9:5)
Give up the ghost – to die, give up the will to live, or stop functioning (Lamentations 1:19)
Fall from grace –  loss of status, respect, or prestige (Galatians 5:4)

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Updated 21.10.2021