lightstock_112702_medium_user_979655We posted previously about some things that you probably say (or have said) that come from things that Jesus said first. Here are some more!

[NB: Many of these sayings were originally taken from the King James Version (1611) of the Bible, while the verses quoted here are from the more modern-sounding New International Version (1984).

On The Straight and Narrow

ÔÇ£ÔÇ£Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.ÔÇØ (Matthew 7:13ÔÇô14)

The Bread of Life

ÔÇ£Then Jesus declared, ÔÇ£I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.ÔÇØ (John 6:35)

The Salt of the Earth

ÔÇ£ÔÇ£You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.ÔÇØ (Matthew 5:13)

Blind leading the blind

ÔÇ£He replied, ÔÇ£Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be pulled up by the roots. Leave them; they are blind guides. If a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit.ÔÇØÔÇØ (Matthew 15:13ÔÇô14)

Go the extra mile

ÔÇ£If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.ÔÇØ (Matthew 5:41)

Turn the other cheek

ÔÇ£If someone strikes you on one cheek, turn to him the other also. If someone takes your cloak, do not stop him from taking your tunic.ÔÇØ (Luke 6:29)

Live by the sword, die by the sword

ÔÇ£ÔÇ£Put your sword back in its place,ÔÇØ Jesus said to him, ÔÇ£for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.ÔÇØ (Matthew 26:52)

Aside from these sayings of Jesus, there are probably many more sayings that come from the bible as a whole. Tell us which ones you regularly use in the comments below.

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