He walked with Jesus all along witnessing the great and mighty deeds and miracles, yet to his own destruction he concluded to betray Jesus for thirty pieces of silver coins and later went and committed suicide.
"He answered and said, "He who dipped his hand with Me in the dish will betray Me. The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born." "
Matthew 26:23-24 (New King James Version)
There has much been said and read about Judas Iscariot, however from what our Lord said in the verse above, the life of Judas Iscariot was a total failure.
Probably we too are daily witnessing the great works of the Lord, hearing the anointed messages, our heart accepts the witnessed and heard messages, however the lusts of the world leads us away from God and we give away our time and resources and our bodies for sin, thus rejecting and betraying the Lord God in our lives.
Judas was a double minded man, he did not fully trust in the Lord, and God hates such people.
James clearly tells us the fruit of double mindedness...
"But when he asks(prays), he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. That man should not think he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all he does. " James 1:6-8
Where will my faith lead me? How can I be happy everyday? In my daily troubles, how can I stay encouraged as a believer?
"When you pass through the waters,
I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers,
they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire,
you will not be burned;
the flames will not set you ablaze.
For I am the LORD, your God,
the Holy One of Israel, your Savior; "
We will surely pass through troubles and problems that will try to drown and burn us, however since the Lord is our God, we will pass through as more than conquerors.
Dear Ones!!! Every day, every time, honor the Lord, never betray Him.
Last Q :- Isaiah 65
Q :- What will God create Jerusalem to be?
A :- But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create;
For behold, I create Jerusalem as a rejoicing,
And her people a joy.
I will rejoice in Jerusalem,
And joy in My people;
The voice of weeping shall no longer be heard in her,
Nor the voice of crying.
Today's Q :- Isaiah 66
Q :- Whom does the Lord seek?
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