It must have been super uncomfortable around the Passover table when Jesus laid this zinger on his Disciplines:
Of course, we all know the truth. Judas betrays Christ. Peter denies him. Pilate condemns him to death. Judas hangs himself . Christ dies. Then He is risen.
We move through the story each Lenten season for 40 days. Every time I heard the story of the Last Supper, I hear it:
Judas betrays Christ for a few coins. I've betrayed Christ for a lot less.
When we are patient and repentant and ask for God's forgiveness, when we give ourselves fully to God, we can simply walk away from the darkness and walk hand-in-hand with Christ to the life everlasting.
Thanks be to God.
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