Few people know that many of the popular phrases used daily, actually derive from the Bible. Below are some of the top phrases. See how many more you recognize in the film SON OF GOD, on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital HD™.
“A man after my own heart”
Samuel 13:14 – “But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the LORD hath sought him a man after his own heart, and the LORD hath commanded him to be captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee.”
“A sign of the times”
Matthew 16:3 - “And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?”
“Go the extra mile
Matthew 5:41 – “And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.”
Psalms 21:2 – “Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.”
“See eye to eye”
Isaiah 52:8 – “Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when the LORD shall bring again Zion.”
“The Blind Leading the Blind”
Matthew 15:13-14 – “Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”
“Bite the Dust”
Psalms 72:9 – “They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.”
“Rise and shine”
Isaiah 60:1 – “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.”
“Twinkling of an Eye”
Corinthians 15:52 – “In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.”
“The Powers that Be”Romans 13:11 – “Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.”
I was so excited when I heard about this movie and couldn't wait to get it in hand so I could watch it myself. SON OF GOD gives you the chance to witness the Life of Jesus unfold before your very eyes. It also brings many stories from the scriptures to a new light. If you're new to the Bible or aren't very familiar with the scriptures this is a great introduction. But please make sure you understand this is not a translation of the Bible, it is simply a re-telling of the life of Jesus.
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