Wolves (Biblical symbol)
Matthew 7:15 Keep away from the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are rapacious wolves. 16 You shall know them from their fruits. Does anyone gather grapes from thorns or figs from thistles? 17 Thusly every good tree produces fine fruit, but the rotten tree produces evil fruit. 18 A good tree is not able to produce evil fruit, nor is a rotten tree to produce fine fruit. 19 Each tree not producing fine fruit is cut down and cast into the fire! 20 Indeed from their fruits you shall know them.
Wolves, foxes, dogs, they are all of the biological family named Canidae. Out of these, wolves and dogs are called Canini, and foxes are called Vulpini. Dingos, jackals, coyotes and hyenas are also of this family. They are all Canines, and to the ancients they were all basically dogs. Herod was called a fox by Christ. The Canaanite woman was called a dog. Psalm 22 prophesied that Christ was to be killed by the “power of the dog”, which referred to the Edomites in control in Jerusalem. By all of this, we know who the wolves are. Paul warned in Acts chapter 20, that after his departure “oppressive wolves shall come in ... not being sparing of the sheep”, and then he contrasted these to the false teachers who would arise among the people themselves. So we see that while not all false teachers are wolves, we certainly must be aware of and defend against the wolves first. Christ is warning us to do this, and we have no commission to be complacent regarding these wolves! We must spot and eject them – or at least sound the alarm - it is our duty!
Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you off as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and pure as doves!
This warning is every bit as profound today as it was then. The White Adamite has long played the part of the sheep. Regardless of the false claims of the jew, we have been a relatively passive and non-reactionary people throughout most of our history. Today, just as it was in first century Judaea, the wolves most often have the advantage. We should not be trying to convert the wolves – that is futile. Rather, we should be seeking the sheep out from among the wolves, while being aware of the tactics of the wolves. Pure as doves, the word also intones pureness of heart. Christians should be straightforward and without guile, while also giving the wolves no reason for accusation.
Matthew 7: “15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. 16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?”
Sheep cannot be wolves, and neither can wolves be sheep. Do not attempt to gather sheep form wolves – it does not work.
In fact, at Acts chapter 20 Paul distinguished between wolves and false sheep-teachers, where he says: “29 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. 30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.”