QOTW – What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)?

Question: “What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)?” Answer: In sending out the Twelve, Jesus said to them, “Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves” (Matthew 10:16, KJV). The NIV says, “shrewd as snakes … More QOTW – What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)?