"Eat, drink and be merry."

True - "And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry." Luke 12:19 KJV (Also see Ecclesiastes 8:15)

"Be the change you want to see in the world."

False - "Be the change" is a famous quote by the Hindu peacemaker Mahatma Gandhi

I am "blessed and highly favored."

False - While a popular statement, the exact phrase "blessed and highly favored" is not in the Bible. But that doesn't mean it's not true for you!

"When God closes a door, He opens a window."

False - This inspiring quote is a variation from a line in the 1965 Julie Andrews film "The Sound of Music".

"Honor thy father and mother"

True - The often quoted commandment is referenced several times in both the Old and New Testament. It first appears in Exodus 20:12 "Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee." (KJV)

"Spare the rod, spoil the child."

False - This is at tricky one. The exact phrase is nowhere in Scripture. However, it is possibly inspired by Proverbs 13:24: "Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them."

"If God is for us, who can be against us?"

True - It's not just a Chris Tomlin song. "What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?" can be found in Romans 8:31.
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