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In a world where misinformation and misconceptions run rampant, it is important to distinguish between what we believe are Bible truths and what actually aligns with the teachings of the Holy Scriptures. Often, we find ourselves encountering sayings that are mistakenly attributed to the Bible, perpetuated through repetition and societal influence. But here’s the beauty of knowledge – by delving deeper into the pages of God’s word, we can uncover these falsehoods and unravel their deceptive nature. It is in this pursuit that we become aware of how cunningly our adversaries manipulate those who lack awareness of the real truth.
However, as our understanding grows, so does our ability to discern genuine wisdom from mere fallacies. The richness of biblical teachings extends far beyond moral guidance; it encompasses every aspect of human life – be it love, forgiveness, perseverance or compassion. Thus, if something holds true value and authenticity in its message, you will likely find its roots embedded within the profound verses penned throughout history. By keeping an open ear and a receptive heart towards biblical truths, you may come to realize that even our very nation was built upon these principles. For within its sacred texts lies unparalleled wisdom capable of teaching us valuable lessons while offering guidance for righteous living—illuminating paths for correction and growth along life’s journey. Bible truths and are valuable for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness. ~ Bill Greguska
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Bible Truths – Does The Bible Say?
God’s Words vs. Man’s Words
Years ago, I wondered what the Bible said about the day’s topics. I also wondered where my mom and dad got those one-liners such as, “Doing unto others as I would want them to do to me?” Or, “That we ought to love one another?” It made me think about other sayings and whether they were actually from the Bible the Bible or not.
I learned over some time that many expressions may sound like they are from the Bible, but they are not! Below you will see what I am referring to. I hope this will encourage you to read your Bible to learn what it says and does not. I hope and pray that you grow closer to God through Bible truths. Remember that the Bible is full of wisdom and Godly counsel that we need to live Christ-like lives. ~ Bill Greguska
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The Bible Truths In 11 Minutes!
1. Does The Bible Say? “God Helps Those Who Help Themselves.”
Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
“God helps those who help themselves” Poor Richard’s Almanac. (is not in God’s word)
The LORD gives victory to his anointed. He answers him from his heavenly sanctuary with the victorious power of his right hand. Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise and stand firm. Psalms 20:6-8
You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy in his distress, a shelter from the storm, and a shade from the heat. For the breath of the ruthless is like a storm driving against a wall. Isaiah 25:4
You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Romans 5:6
2. Does The Bible Say? “Money Is The Root Of All Evil?”
Misquoted often by various writers over the ages. The Bible does not proclaim money as evil. However, it does declare that the love and lust toward money are where the problem lies. (is not in God’s word)
No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. Matthew 6:24
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. 1 Timothy 6:10
3. Does The Bible Say? “The Eye Is A Window To The Soul?”
Most attribute the quote to an old English proverb, and some feel the quote could have come from a poet in the Elizabethan age. (is not in God’s word)
The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness! Matthew 6:22-23
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Some Specific Scriptures To Encourage You:
2 Peter 1:20-21 ESV
Knowing th,is first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone’s own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
2 Timothy 3:16 ESV
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
Galatians 5:19-21 ESV
Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Romans 6:23 ESV
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 3:23 ESV
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Luke 16:13 ESV
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.”
Matthew 15:18-19 ESV
But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.
Matthew 5:27-28 ESV
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Genesis 2:7 ESV
Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.
Revelation 12:9 ESV
And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
Revelation 8:9 ESV
A third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.
Jude 1:3 ESV
Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.
1 John 3:15 ESV
Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.
1 Peter 2:21 ESV
For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.
James 4:11-12 ESV
Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?
James 4:1 ESV
What causes quarrels, and what causes fights among you? Is it not this that your passions are at war within you?
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