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A list of phrases about religion

A list of phrases about religion

A list of phrases about religionReligion, primarily the Christian religion, is and has been important to people as the English language developed. Here's a collection of phrases and sayings that reflect that.

See also a list of phrases that originated in The Bible and a list of proverbs that originated in The Bible.

A Daniel come to judgement

A dish fit for the gods

A fool's paradise

A ministering angel shall my sister be

Abandon all hope ye who enter here

Abide with me

Act of God

All things must pass

An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth

As old as Methuselah

Ashes to ashes dust to dust

Ask not for whom the bell tolls

Bats in the belfry

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea

Born again

By the skin of your teeth

Cleanliness is next to godliness

Devil and the deep blue sea

Faith will move mountains

Fight the good fight

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

Get thee behind me Satan

God bless you! (after a sneeze)

God is dead

God rest ye merry, gentlemen

God rot them

Godfrey Daniel

Going to hell in a handbasket

Good Samaritan

Graveyard shift


He will give the Devil his due

Heavens to Betsy

Heavens to Murgatroyd

Hell has no fury like a woman scorned

If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain

In limbo

Is the Pope Catholic?

Is the Pope Polish?

It's better to light a candle than curse the darkness

Left in the lurch

Let there be light

Like the Dickens

Lo and behold

Minced oaths

Multitude of sins

No rest for the wicked

O ye, of little faith

On a wing and a prayer

Preaching to the choir

Pride comes before a fall

Raise Cain

Religion is the opium of the people

Sacred cow

Speak of the Devil

Talk of the Devil

The bread of life

The Devil has all the best tunes

The Devil Incarnate

The Devil take the hindmost

The Devil to pay

There but for the grace of God, go I

Thorn in the flesh

Thou shalt not kill

Three score and ten

What God has joined together let no man put asunder

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