A Little Bird Told Me: Everyday Expressions From Scripture
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About "A Little Bird Told Me: Everyday Expressions From Scripture"
:"The writing is on the wall", "a drop in the ocean" and "from strength to strength". Just some of our everyday expressions which find their roots in the Bible! People quote biblical expressions without even knowing that they are doing so. Historically, the influence of the Bible has been so great that it has permeated the very fibre of the English language. Timothy Cross in this enlightening and Scripture rooted book reveals the origins of these sayings and considers their meaning.
Meet the Author
Dr. Timothy Cross was born in Wales and spent some of his early years living in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He studied at the University of Wales and has been a keen student of the Bible for the larger part of his life, gaining considerable knowledge in the original Hebrew and Greek languages of the Scriptures. He has written ten books on various biblical topics, such as How to Pray, A Postcard from Paul, Water from the Well, The Gospel According to Isaiah and his most recent, An Anchor for the Soul. He currently resides in the seaside town of Barry on the South Wales coast, and preaches regularly in the local churches and Gospel Halls.