Frequently Misused Verses

This is a serious of blog posts addressing various quotes in the Bible that are popularly misused: by Christians, by non-Christians, or by both.  Links will be added as the articles get written.  If you have a suggestion, leave a comment!

Genesis 12:1-3 – “I will bless those who bless you…

2 Chronicles 7:14 – “If my people humble themselves… I will heal their land.

Psalm 37:4 – “Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart”

Proverbs 9:10 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom

Jeremiah 29:11 – “I know the plans I have for you…

Matthew 23:9 – “Call no man Father

Matthew 24:40-42 – “One will be taken, and one will be left.

Matthew 28:19-20 – “Go therefore and make disciples…

Luke 6:37 – “Judge not…

John 3:16 – “God so loved the world…

John 20:22-23 – “If you forgive the sins of others…”

1 Corinthians 11:24 – “Do this in remembrance of me

James 3:1 – “Not many of you should be teachers

1 Peter 2:9 – “You are… a royal priesthood

1 John 4:8, 16 – “God is love.”

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One Response to Frequently Misused Verses

  1. Revelation 3:20 – “Here I stand at the door and knock….” (misused verse to help “close the deal”)

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