Popular Un-Biblical Sayings and Adages


Last week, I submitted a post about some of my wife’s physical challenges and I made reference to that oft-repeated adage, “If you have your health, you have everything.” Well, as Christians we know that while it’s pleasant to have good health, it’s not the be all to end all. Our physical bodies have a limited shelf-life and as we age, the aches and pains increase and more serious illnesses begin to intrude. That’s obviously a generality. Many children have significant medical challenges. If you have Jesus, you have everything. Health, wealth, and all other temporal circumstances are fleeting.

There are many other sayings and adages that are used within popular American culture that are contrary to the Bible and sometimes, even we believers repeat them. Let’s take a look at a few more:

  • “We’re all God’s children” and “We all worship the same God.”

Everyone is God’s creation

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