Posts Tagged ‘chimney corner scriptures’
First the Book, Chapter, and Then Verse
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Where does it say the Lord will have His share, even if He has to take the young ones?
Question: Where does it say the Lord will have His share, even if He has to take the young ones? Answer: This statement and the idea that it presents are not found in the Bible. I can’t even come up with a twisting of some passage to arrive at this idea. I also did an…Read More
Doesn’t the Bible say “It is better for you to plant your seed in the belly of a whore than to cast it upon the ground”?
Question: I was reading Does “sexual immorality” (porneia) include masturbation? and something I read in the Bible constantly came to mind. I don’t remember the exact book, chapter, or verse, but the Bible does say that it is better for you to plant your seed in the belly of a whore than to cast (or spill) it…Read More
Beliefs Not Found in the Bible
Author Unknown via The Jackson Drive Reporter, Oct. 4, 2009 Men say: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” The Bible says: “And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire…Read More
Is “Cleanliness is next to godliness” in the Bible?
Question: Are you saying the phrase, “cleanliness is next to godliness” is Scripture that can be found in the Bible? If so, where? Answer: No, can’t say I’ve ever stated that. There is a verse on that topic though. In Ecclesiastes 9:8, Solomon advises that we should always keep our clothes and bodies clean and…Read More
What does it mean, “an idle mind is the devil’s workshop?”
Question: What does it mean, “an idle mind is the devil’s workshop?” Answer: There is a set of English proverbs that are worded similarly: Idle hands are the devil’s workshop Idle hands are the devil’s tools (“Collections” 1808) Idle brains are the devil’s workhouses (T. Fuller 1732) An idle brain is the devil’s workshop (H.…Read More
Is there a passage similar to “an idle mind is the devil’s workplace?”
Question: I am looking for a phrase in the Bible that is similar to the saying, “An idle mind is the devil’s workplace.” Answer: In warning churches not to support young widows, Paul stated, “And besides they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house, and not only idle but also gossips and…Read More