146: Hypocrisy (New Testament Lesson 20)

“Woe unto You, … Hypocrites”


Class Member Reading: Matthew 21-23; John 12:1-8

Additional Reading: Matthew 26:6–13Mark 11–12;14:3–9Luke 11:37–5119:29–4820John 12:12–18;Bible Dictionary, “Pharisees,” 750; “Sadducees,” 767;“Spikenard,” 776.

Other Reading: Luke 18:9-14

Scripture Chain: Matthew 22:37; Joshua 24:15; 1 Nephi 3:7; Omni 1:26; D&C 4:1–2; D&C 20:37


Some of the harshest condemnation by Jesus is leveled against those he calls “hypocrites”. What does this term mean? What is its opposite, and how do we attain authenticity and honest representation of ourselves? Is there one “Self” to which we can be genuine?

Kimberly and Derek join the class.

You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF).

You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF).



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Thanks to James Estrada for postproduction editing and to Marshall McDonald for the bumper music!

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