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“hiding under the cloak of visible virtues.”

16 February 2017

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“An evident sinner will turn towards good more easily than a secret sinner, hiding under the cloak of visible virtues.”

St. Theophan the Recluse and St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain, From Unseen Warfare

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  1. 16 February 2017 11:11 pm

    Great quotation. Another from a less Godly man, Ambrose Bierce, “Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.”

  2. 16 February 2017 11:13 pm

    Reblogged this on necltr and commented:
    Truths to keep in mind.

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