The Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke all specify that Judas pointed out Jesus by kissing him when the crowd approached. The crowd then brought Jesus to Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea. Jesus was subsequently tried and crucified. Judas ‘ kiss would clearly identify Jesus to the crowd.
So, why did Jesus choose Judas ? The reason that Jesus chose Judas was so that the Scriptures would be fulfilled. Judas was the “son of destruction.” Rather, Jesus chose Judas knowing fully that he had a wicked and unbelieving heart that would lead to betrayal (John 6:64; 70-71) in fulfillment of the Scriptures.
Thirty pieces of silver was the price for which Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus , according to an account in the Gospel of Matthew 26:15 in the New Testament.
Following the arrest of Jesus , Peter denied knowing him three times , but after the third denial, heard the rooster crow and recalled the prediction as Jesus turned to look at him. Peter then began to cry bitterly. This final incident is known as the Repentance of Peter.
The disciple whom Jesus loved is referred to, specifically, six times in John’s gospel: It is this disciple who, while reclining beside Jesus at the Last Supper, asks Jesus who it is that will betray him, after being requested by Peter to do so.
jESUS KNEW WHEN HE PICKED HIM AS A DESIPLE THAT HE WOULD BETRAY HIM,IT WAS PREDICTED IN THE SCRIPTURES. JUDAS DID NOT REPENT AND WOULD NOT SO THERE WAS NO REASON TO PRAY . PETER DENYED JESUS THREE TIMES BUT HE REPENTED AND Jesus knew this so he prayed for him. Judas was led away by greed and his own lust.
Look to Jesus as the Example of Strength Jesus is a great example of how to handle betrayal . We may not seek out being a martyr, but when faced with difficulties, we can remind ourselves that Jesus forgave those who hurt him, so we can strive to forgive those who have harmed us.
Conclusion. Understanding the Gospels in theological, historical, and factual harmony, and considering explicit chronological statements about the events of the Last Supper lead us to the strong conclusion that Judas did not partake of the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper .
Rather than denounce Judas as Jesus’s betrayer, the author of the Gospel of Judas glorified him as Jesus’s most favored disciple. In this version of events, Jesus asked Judas to betray him to the authorities, so that he could be freed from his physical body and fulfill his destiny of saving humanity.
John 19:2-3 says “And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe. The color Purple was that of royalty. They came up to him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’
When Jesus was washing his disciple’s feet, Peter said, “No! You shall never wash my feet!” Then Jesus said, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.”
Judas Iscariot , one of Jesus’ twelve apostles, betrayed his master to the authorities. This act led to the crucifixion and death of Jesus.