Hypocrites Sentence Examples
First, Allah himself made the hypocrites go astray, yet he orders them killed.
They felt hypocrites; God began to feel very unreal to them.
Becket was one of those men who, without being either hypocrites or consciously ambitious, live only to magnify their office.
Only if St. Peter lets in hookers and hypocrites.
And that is why Jesus called the Pharisees hypocrites.Advertisement
The ruling men use an Old Testament tale to justify what is essentially human slavery, and like all people who presume to legislate the morals of others are ultimate hypocrites in how they choose to live.
In the New Testament there is already a tendency to ignore the Sadducees and to transfer to the surviving and active sect of the Pharisees denunciations addressed to hypocrites.
Fasts are to be kept on Wednesday and Friday, not Monday and Thursday, which are the fast days of "the hypocrites," i.e.
No doubt there were many conscious hypocrites and impostors among the professional prophets, as there always will be among the professional representatives of a religious standpoint which is intrinsically untenable, and yet has on its side the prestige of tradition and popular acceptance.
Moreover it is clear that our Lord denounced not all the Pharisees but the hypocrites only, as did the rabbis whose sayings are reported in the Talmud and other Jewish books.Advertisement
Jesus replied with a stern rebuke, addressing the questioners as hypocrites, and exposing the falsity of a system which allowed the breach of fundamental commandments in order that traditional regulations might be observed.
And the Roman Catholic Church has made it entirely too easy for such charlatans and hypocrites to hide.
Romans 2 v 1-3 tells us that we are all at risk of being religious hypocrites.
Both Jude and 2 Peter were written to expose the wanton behavior of such hypocrites.
It has been professed by pious hypocrites, & followed by people who have adorned it.Advertisement
O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?
It also shows them as hypocrites for allowing the show to insult one religions prophet, but not even show anothers.
Not many preachers would survive today if they used the language of John the Baptist who called hypocrites vipers and the King a fox.
Joan calls Dennis and Meg a bunch of sanctimonious hypocrites for trying to get rid of her.
The Sadducees were the hypocrites of the Jewish world, just as the Epicureans were the hypocrites of the Greek world.Advertisement
One of these, the Dialogue against Hypocrites, was aimed in a spirit of vindictive hatred at the vices of ecclesiastics; another, written at the request of Nicholas V., covered the anti-pope Felix with scurrilous abuse.