Now The Festival Of Unleavened Bread, Called The Passover,

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Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, 2 and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, for they were afraid of the people. 3 Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, one of the Twelve. 4 And Judas went to the chief priests and the officers of the temple guard and discussed with them how he might betray Jesus. 5 They were delighted and agreed to give him money. 6 He consented, and watched for an opportunity to hand Jesus over to them when no crowd was present. (Luke 22:1- 6 [New International Version]) 47 While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him,…show more content…
(Luke 23:23-25 [New International Version]) 3 Judas saw that they had decided to kill Jesus. He was the one who had handed him over. When he saw what happened, he was very sorry for what he had done. So he took the 30 silver coins back to the priests and the older leaders. 4 Judas said, “I sinned. I handed over to you an innocent man to be killed. “The Jewish leaders answered, “We don’t care! That’s a problem for you, not us.” 5 So Judas threw the money into the Temple. Then he went out from there and hanged himself. (Matthew 27:3-5 [New International Version]) Judas was one of Jesus’s own, he was one of Jesus 's twelve followers. Jesus was a radical with the acute idea of being the Son of God. So Jesus formed quite a few enemies and was seen as a wanted man and Judas was willing to exchange the title of a “discipline” for thirty pieces of silver. He betrayed Jesus, and quickly realized the extent of what he had done. The reality of what he had done quickly ensued him; he was full of regret. There was nothing he could have done to suppress the damage, not returning the money nor feeling absolute remorse would alter the past. Judas was an outcast among the disciples and the chief priests did not appreciate his attempt to annul their deal. Judas was rejected by those he interacted with. Judas was full of remorse and regret, he felt ashamed and

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