Posts Tagged ‘Judas’

Luke 22:3-6 “And Satan entered into Judas who was called Iscariot, belonging to the number of the twelve. 4 And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and officers how he might betray Him to them. 5 They were glad and agreed to give him money. 6 So he consented, and began seeking a good opportunity to betray Him to them apart from the crowd.”

For those who read my writings it’s obvious I’m not Catholic, nor do I belong to a liturgical church, but that doesn’t mean I’m not interested in what took place during the week between Palm and Easter Sunday, thus the articles this week!

The importance of Jesus’ actions during this unforgettable week cannot be overstated. It’s clear in scripture the Lord was busy in the eight days between Palm Sunday and Easter so the objective in this series is to explore what He did and why.

Today we’re looking at what events took place on Wednesday of Holy Week. When I began reading my Bible and compiling the events for just this one day, I must confess my ignorance at the number of prophecies that were fulfilled. While there are many who argue from the side that we have no prophecies of Judas in the OT, allow me to argue there are enough scriptures from the OT and Jesus’ words in the NT, indicating otherwise.

Here are just a few that mentions money or the field and then some prophecies of the day itself — (more…)

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The great significance of Jesus’ death on the cross & 30 pieces of silver.  Zechariah 11:12-13c; “And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver. 13 And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was prised at of them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the potter in the house of the LORD.”

Matthew 27:3-5; “Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, 4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that. 5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.” (more…)

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