Bible Fun – August 15th

IN THE BIBLE OR NOT?

Look at each of the following sayings and write “yes” or “no” to indicate if you think it is actually a quote from the Bible.

  1. “All hard work brings a profit.”
  2. “Cleanliness is next to godliness.”
  3. “God works in mysterious ways, His wonders to perform.”
  4. “Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.”
  5. “The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully.”
  6. “God will not give you more than you can handle.”
  7. “God helps those who help themselves.”
  8. “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity.”
  9. “Hate the sin, love the sinner.”
  10. “I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth.”

 

ANSWERS

  1. Yes. Proverbs 14:23
  2. No. Probably from a sermon by John Wesley, 1778
  3. No. From a song by William Cowper 1773
  4. Yes. Proverbs 21:19
  5. Yes. Job 39:13
  6. No.
  7. No. Probably from an Aesop’s fable
  8. Yes. Psalm 133:1
  9. No. Mahatma Gandi said this in 1929: “Hate the sin and not the sinner.”
  10. Yes. Job 19:20

 

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