No Secret to God

By Greg Laurie

When Judas, who had betrayed him, realized that Jesus had been condemned to die, he was filled with remorse. So he took the thirty pieces of silver back to the leading priests and the elders.”
—Matthew 27:3

Judas Iscariot didn’t have a friend in the world except Jesus, and he had just betrayed Him. Matthew’s Gospel tells us, “When Judas, who had betrayed him, realized that Jesus had been condemned to die, he was filled with remorse. So he took the thirty pieces of silver back to the leading priests and the elders” (Matthew 27:3 NLT).

He went to the religious leaders, regretting what he had done. But they said, in effect, “What is that to us? That’s your problem. You’ve served your purpose. Get out of here.”

That is so typical of this world. It promises freedom, but it brings slavery. It promises enjoyment, but it brings guilt. Instead of happiness, it brings sorrow. Instead of pleasure, it brings pain. Judas turned to religion, but what did religion do for him?

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Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man."

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