First Things assistant editor Kevin Staley-Joyce has pointed out that blogger Marcel LeJeune at Aggie Catholics has posted a list of the Top 15 Phrases Not Found in the Bible . Heres a sample:
3. The Lord (or God) works in mysterious ways
Comes from a hymn (God Moves in a Mysterious Way) by William Cowper, who lived in the 18th century.
The rest of the list is well worth a look, too, as are the many comments, some offering corrections and alternate sources.