Get it for Lent! With its 40 brief Old Testament chapters and a phrase for each day this book is a different idea for studies in Lent.
"What an intriguing book …" Few people realise so many idiomatic phrases come from the King James Bible. - Plus 25 more New Testament phrases for Advent.
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A fly in the ointment – trifling cause that spoils something good (Ecclesiastes 10:1)
A thorn in one’s flesh – cause of a persistent irritation, annoyance, or affliction (2 Corinthians 12:7)
A law unto themselves – people and things behaving unusually or disregarding custom (Romans 2:14)
Kick against the pricks – argue and fight against people in authority (Acts 9:5)
Give up the ghost – to die, give up the will to live, or stop functioning (Lamentations 1:19)
Fall from grace – loss of status, respect, or prestige (Galatians 5:4)