IN the eighth chapter of Mark's gospel we read that the Master charged the disciples to "take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod. " Bible students are generally familiar with Jesus' caution to beware of the doctrines of the scribes, Pharisees, and Sadducees, and have a more or less accurate knowledge of the mental and moral characteristics of these sects against which he warned them, but many may not be so conversant with this single reference to the leaven of Herod.
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