“While [Jesus and the Twelve disciples] were reclining at the table eating, he said, “I tell you the truth, one of you will betray me – one who is eating with me.” They were saddened, and one by one they said to him, “Surely not I?” “It is one of the Twelve,” he replied, “one who dips bread into the bowl with me. The Son of Man will go just as it is written about him. But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been born.”” – Mark 14:18-21 NASB
Of all the things that Jesus could say about you, this might be the worst. “It would be better if you were never born” cuts pretty deep. Especially if it is said from Teacher to student, from Master to servant, from friend to friend.
But it was said to Judas, the one who betrayed Jesus. So, he probably deserved it. Right? He may have, but don’t think that he is alone. The truth is we all deserve to be said about us because we are all just as bad as Judas. Continue reading “We Need To Stop Demonizing Judas Iscariot”