Common Phrases Found In The Bible; Do Biblical
Colloquialisms Have A Secular Purpose?
That Teaching The Bible To Public
School Children Has Several Valuable Secular Purposes For Understanding
Our English Language, History, Traditions And Culture!
submits this page as part of the debate in the search for knowledge;
and further, believes the content is benignly neutral because
absolutely nothing is: required, requested or even
expected from the casual reader or the ardent student. [Hisways.org/Steward/Biblical-Colloquialisms.htm] This list is not in any particular order nor
complete; and, not all are
literal. It was generated from reading the Bible over a
period of time and taking notes about "modern ideas" that suddenly: had
God's approval, or has been known, used or applied since
antiquity! Usually, at least one Biblical
reference is given; although some are 'Lists' of multiple occurrences
throughout the Bible.
or 'Phrase' , (Secular
of Restitution: [pay back 120%!] _ _ _ _ _ Lev.
of Pro ration: [proportional distribution] _ _ Num
Inventory Principal: (first in, first out) _ _ _ _ _ Lev
Rule Principal: 'Do unto others as you ...' _ _ Lu
6:31 , Mt 7:12
of Prosperity I. (Relationships + serving others), (do good
and be blessed, do evil and be cursed) Deu 12:13, 19-20,
27,32 Deu 28:1-? Too
many references to list!
'Motivations?' How do I
know that God is active in the lives of people and of nations?
He is involved
so that: 'he or they' "shall
know that I am the Lord God". How do I
know God loves even me? Jesus said:
"For God so loved the world (everybody
he sent his only begotten Son that whosoever believes on him shall not
perish but have everlasting life". John