Below are what seem to be the Top 5 most frequently misused “Bible verses,” that misquoted or taken apart from the context of the rest of the Bible, become tragically misunderstood. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still. It is the love of money, a sign of want and greed, that is a root of all kinds (but not all) evil. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Exodus This verse comes out of the Exodus narrative in which the Israelites, who are fleeing their Egyptian oppressors, become trapped between the impending doom of Pharaoh’s approaching soldiers and the Red Sea. Phillipians The famous coffee cup verse that sends us boldly and confidently forward into our day!
Certain sections in Acts use the pronoun "we" (Ac -17; 20:5-15; 21:1-18; 27:1 -- ), indicating that the author was with Paul when the events described in these passages took place.
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.”" John -33 ESV "If any woman has a husband who is an unbeliever, and he consents to live with her, she should not divorce him.
The Bible is a comprehensive story, from the beginning of the world to the end – not ending 2000 years ago or in the present, but at the end of the world at the return of Christ. The Bible is a perfectly cohesive collection of 66 books by ~40 authors, and is divinely uniform. After deliberation the sages present him a simple ring bearing the words “This too shall pass.” The great king is humbled by the simple phrase.
The Bible is not merely a collection of quotes, or one-liners, but is the telling of history. Historical records often attach this phrase to a fable of a powerful king who asks assembled wise men to create a ring that will give him happiness when he is sad, and keep him from taking for granted the times when he is happy.
Despite the uniformity of the Bible, verses are all too often misinterpreted or quoted out of context. Jewish folklore casts King Solomon as the humbled king of the fable. 1 Timothy This is a misquoting of the verse: “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.” In the Bible “sin” is identified as the root of all evil.
If I was to write, “You should never read a Bible verse,” and you were to quote that phrase by itself, you would severely misrepresent my intent if the next thing I said was, “You should always read an entire thought or even an entire chapter to properly understand a verse’s context.” Unfortunately in our quote crazy, sound bite loving, tweet happy world, information now comes one line at a time. Still, the fact remains, this phrase does not appear in the Bible. Sin is any action that transgresses the mark set by God’s Holy Law. Want is bred by either fear or lack of trust in God.