Matthew 10:16 ESV

Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)?
What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves? What does Matthew 10:16 means when it says to be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves?
Prepare to Be Persecuted
Having surveyed the wider biblical teaching on missions and evangelism, we return to the gospel according to Matthew and resume our study at 10:16, right in the middle of Christ’s missionary discourse. Now that ...
Article from RPM Volume 1, Number 18
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Christian leaders must keep a close watch on the flocks under their care, and in so doing, they are to have a particular concern for the "naive" or "simple." Paul indicates as much in Romans ...
The one time a Christian might have to sacrifice being friendly
Friendliness is a great asset, a character trait that should be seen in a Christian. But it doesn't go before being wise and prudent, and it certainly must not overtake the preaching of the Gospel. Our goal is to be like Christ, not to be everyone's pal.
How should Christians decide how to vote? 5 checks to help you choose
I can\'t tell you whom to vote for in the general election, but here are five checks I use when filling in my polling card.
3 Things Being A Christian Isn't
As Christians, we should not get carried away by human teachings that are against the knowledge of God. Here are some terribly wrong but widely-accepted ideas about what a Christian should be.

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