An outward pretence masking an inner reality. Scripture condemns hypocrisy, especially in matters of faith. Believers should express their commitment to God in their words and their deeds, as well as in their inner motivation.
The origin of hypocrisy
The expression of hypocrisy
The alternative to hypocrisy
Hypocrisy is not to be found in leaders
Examples of hypocrites
Peter and Barnabas Gal 2:12-13 By acting in this way, Peter was denying his own conviction that Gentiles could be saved by faith without having to submit to the law.
Examples of those who did not practise hypocrisy
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