CHURCH HYPOCRISY QUOTES

“When religion stoops to pander to the worldly, it loses its soul.” – Charles Spurgeon

“The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians who acknowledge Jesus with their lips and walk out the door and deny Him by their lifestyle.” – Brennan Manning

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them.” – Matthew 6:1

“I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The only way to detect hypocrisy in religion is to know the religion better than the hypocrites do.” – Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

“There is nothing more repugnant than a self-righteous religious person who does not possess true humility.” – Dorothy Day

“You hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.” – Matthew 23:25

“Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 6:1

“A hypocrite is a man who pays his taxes with a smile.” – H.L. Mencken

“Religious hypocrisy is the highest hypocrisy.” – Swami Vivekananda

“The hypocrite’s crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one.” – Hannah Arendt

“Many people would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“The hypocrisy of some churches and religious leaders is stunning. They preach love, acceptance, and forgiveness, but their actions speak hatred, judgment, and condemnation.” – Unknown

“There is no greater contradiction than a Christian who practices hypocrisy.” – Unknown

“Hypocrisy is the homage that vice pays to virtue.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Many people are only religious on Sundays; the rest of the week, they live like hell.” – Unknown

“The counterfeit and scoundrel may have the face of religion, but the heart of a hypocrite.” – Charles Spurgeon

“The greatest enemy of the church today is not atheism or immorality, but the false piety and hypocrisy of those within.” – Unknown

“There is nothing worse than a religious hypocrite who uses their faith as a weapon to judge and condemn others.” – Unknown

“The hypocrisy of religious people is what turns many away from true spirituality.” – Unknown

“Hypocrisy is to profess belief and love for God with the mouth while denying Him with our actions.” – Unknown

“Hypocrisy is the only evil that walks invisible and will not bear itself openly.” – John Milton

“Religious hypocrisy is the biggest obstacle to genuine faith and spiritual growth.” – Unknown

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.” – Matthew 7:15

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“The difference between sincerity and hypocrisy is that one is honest and the other is deceitful.” – Unknown

“The religious hypocrites wear a cloak of righteousness but their hearts are filled with malice and judgment.” – Unknown

“Hypocrites are like wolves in sheep’s clothing, pretending to be righteous but acting with cunning and deceit.” – Unknown

“True spiritual growth requires moving past the hypocrisy of religious appearances and embracing a genuine relationship with God.” – Unknown