Be Wise as Serpents and Harmless as Doves

An earlier post talked about how a malicious man disguises himself, with the intent to deceive and harm others. Today’s Bible or Not quote is a popular saying that helps us to deal with that. Jesus said:

“Be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.” – Matthew 10:16 NKJV

The original serpent in the garden caused the downfall of mankind – Satan disguised himself, deceived Eve, and brought suffering upon all mankind. Is Jesus saying that we should be “wise” like that? In a word, yes. But it’s all about intent. Read more…

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