Category: Abuse

Hidden hypocrisy

Jesus spoke frequently about hypocrisy. ‘Watch out’, he said, ‘for false prophets, they come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves’ (Matt 7:15). It’s a strong warning.

But what, exactly, is the self-awareness of such wolves? Do they know that they are really wolves? Or can they sometimes be self-deceived and believe they actually are sheep?

By Steve Midgley

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