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But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
For I say to you that, unless your righteousness shall exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no wise enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
But the Pharisees, hearing it, said, "This Man doth not cast out the demons, except by Beelzebub, prince of the demons."
Then, His disciples, coming near, say to Him, "Knowest Thou that the Pharisees, having heard the saying, were made to stumble?"
And Jesus said to them, "Take heed, and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
Then the Pharisees, going, took counsel how they might ensnare Him in speech.
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for ye do not enter, neither do ye suffer those who are entering in to enter.
For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, unless they wash their hands thoroughly, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders;
And He was charging them, saying, "Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod."
And they send to Him some of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, that they may entrap Him in speech.
But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected the counsel of God as to themselves, not having been immersed by him.
But the Lord said to him, "Now ye, the Pharisees, cleanse the outside of the cup and the dish; but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.
And the Pharisees, being lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were openly mocking Him.
The Pharisee, having taken his stand, was praying these things with himself: 'God, I thank Thee that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax-collector!
And they had been sent from among the Pharisees.
The officers, therefore, came to the high priests and Pharisees, and they said to them, "Why did ye not bring Him?"
Those of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things, and said to Him, "Are we also blind?"
But, as they were speaking to the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them,
And the high priest, rising up, and all those with him, being the sect of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy,
But there rose up some from the sect of the Pharisees, who believed, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them, and to charge them to keep the law of Moses."
And Paul, perceiving that the one part was of the Sadducees, and the other of the Pharisees, was crying out in the Sanhedrin, "Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; concerning the hope and resurrection from the dead, I am being judged."
having known me from the beginning, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
"Broods of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being yourselves evil? For, out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.
Serpents! broods of vipers! How can ye escape the judgment of Hell?
He was saying, therefore, to the multitudes coming forth to be immersed by him, "Broods of vipers! who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
Ye are of your father the Devil; and the desires of your father ye wish to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own; because he is a liar, and the father of it.
1 John 3:10
In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the Devil: every one that does not righteousness is not of God, neither he that does not love his brother;
And the great dragon was cast down, the old serpent, he that is called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole habitable earth; he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.
Much more, therefore, being now justified by His blood, shall we be saved from the wrath of God through Him.
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to wait for His Son from Heaven, Whom He raised from the dead, Jesus, Who delivers us from the coming wrath.
2 Thessalonians 1:9
who, indeed, shall pay a penalty, eternal destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His might,
that, through two immutable facts, in which it is impossible that God should lie, we may have strong encouragement, who fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us;
and they say to the mountains and to the rocks, "Fall on us, and hide us from the face of Him Who is sitting on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb;