God bless you is a common English expression, used to wish a person blessings
in various situations, especially as a response to a sneeze, and also, when ...
The practice of saying, “God bless you,” when someone sneezes does not come
from the Bible, nor is there any mention of the practice in the Bible. However ...
THIS goes back to more superstitious times when a sneeze was believed to
separate ... To prevent the devil stealing the soul the incantation "bless you" (i.e.
May 4, 2016 ... Saying “bless you” when someone sneezes has to be up there with the ... and it's
thought he used to say “God bless you” whenever someone ...
TL;DR Its just a habit or a common courtesy not a Sin. Wishing someone well
after they sneeze ... The phrase "God bless you" is attributed to Pope Gregory the
Great, who uttered it in the sixth century during a bubonic plague epidemic ...
May 3, 2016 ... Nobody has been able to determine exactly why we bless a sneeze, ... One
common belief is that 'God bless you' was a phrase uttered by ...
The practice of blessing a sneeze, dating as far back as at least 77 AD, however,
... that the heart stops when you sneeze, and the phrase "bless you" is meant to ...
One of the symptoms of the plague was coughing and sneezing, and it is
believed that Pope Gregory VII suggested saying “God bless you” after a person
Mar 12, 2014 ... You are probably accustomed to hearing or saying “bless you” after ... some
variant of “God bless you” is the usual response to a sneeze.
If I have my old wives' tales correct, it's because people once believed that a
sneeze allows your soul to escape. Saying "god bless you" is supposed to put it ...