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The Hobbit/LOTR Quotes and their Scripture Equivalents

When people ask me why I like The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, I stop, think it over, and then eloquently reply, “Because they’re AWESOME!!!”

Yes, it is true, Tolkien’s work is called epic fantasy for good reason. But what makes the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit even more epic is how many of the quotes from the movies are actually very similar to scriptures.

Sometimes the similarity between the Tolkien quote and the scripture is in wording, other times it is just in the concept. But either way, many of these quotes and scriptures teach powerful—and awesome—messages about life.

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