Many pithy (concise and forcefully expressive) sayings are used in everyday conversation. However, while many people use them, most people have no idea of their origins.
It should be no surprise that many of these sayings are found in the Bible, and long pre-date the time when the sayings came into use. This reveals how the Bible has always had a great influence on man’s life, relationships, and even common, everyday language. The fact that so many of these sayings are still in use today underscores the timeless relevance of God’s Word.
Get the book, learn the sayings, and the next time you hear one of these sayings, ask, “Who said that?” Be ready to share the biblical origin and turn the conversation to one of spiritual importance. Use the biblical sayings from Who said that? to start conversations about Jesus!
“Laughter is the Best Medicine”
A Proverb from the Wisdom of Solomon
Medical science says that laughter produces chemicals in the bodies that relieve stress and enhance one’s physical and mental health. The Bible told of this long before man’s findings.
Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
Note: the Bible proclaims laughter a good medicine, but not the best medicine. A good cry is actually better than a hearty laugh.
Ecclesiastes 7:3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
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The Book Who Said That?
Add this to an Easter Basket. Tuck it in a Christmas stocking. Give it as a hostess gift. Or buy it for yourself, BECAUSE... It's easy to start conversations but not always easy to start a conversation about matters of spiritual importance.
Turn the Talk
Jesus commissioned us to tell others about who He is and the saving grace He offers. So we must listen for opportunities to "turn the talk." Hearing a common saying, or using one as you speak, opens the "door" to sharing its origin in the Bible, and talking about the relevance of the Bible and the significance of the Person who wrote it!
Who Said That? can also serve as a “tract” for your non-believing family and friends. It’s simply a look at the origins of sayings we all use...until you get to the last few pages. The book closes with the Hebrew saying, “Yada, yada, yada,” which means “you know, you know, you know.”
The statement is then made: “God knows [yada] you,” and the question is asked, “Do you know [yada] Him?” The question is followed by a gospel presentation and an invitation to repent and trust in Christ, making this book a simple way to share the gospel with an unsaved, and often uninterested or unwilling-to-listen, friend or family member.
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