What is wiser than a serpent and more innocent than a dove?
That is Jesus and only Him. Where else are serpents and doves illustrated together?
Jesus spoke these words to his disciples as a warning to persecution they would face in sharing the Gospel. It applies to believers today as we face ridicule and persecution wherever and whenever we share our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. In the ancient Near East, the serpent was regarded as the wisest of beasts. A cautious wisdom was needed in order for the disciples to deal with the fierce opposition they would meet.
"Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves." Matthew 10:16
My Heavenly Father Almighty God in whom all knowledge is, a God who can never sin.
by PhenomWriter2 years ago
Shakespeare did go to school one day - did he .like his teachers? Please think...
by inaniLoquence6 years ago
"The older you get, the wiser you become?"As we grow older, the amount of Long Term Memory (LTM) stored in our brain increases as well. This is vital when faced with different problems that may need us to...
by Victoria Lynn6 years ago
What is the best advice you're ever received from an older, wiser person?
by Threekeys21 months ago
Is it the older we become the more wiser we become?Can your three year old child or three year old grandchild still teach you about people life and the world? Is it living longer or living fuller that makes you...
by Abhaque Supanjang7 years ago
Which one is the wiser in your family - your father or your mother ? How can you say that ?
by youcanwin6 months ago
What are the implications if Jesus is not really God?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.