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Sad readings today. Judas kissed Jesus to betray Him. Seems that betrayal has been a part of our human condition for maybe all time? Well, since the Fall to be sure, which is pretty much all time for us humans... (you'll recall just after the Fall Cain murdered Abel - yet another betrayal... ) Do betrayals continue today? Why do you think this is? What can free us from betraying each other? Or should I ask Whom can free us from betraying each other? Below is the nineteenth century "The Judas Kiss" by French artist Gustave Dore:
Bible.org's commentary on today's John readings titled "Jesus, Lord at Thy Death" is at this link and "Did Jesus take the Fifth Amendment?" is at this link.
Worship Video: Today’s readings reminded me of the song "Thy Word is a Lamp," sung here by Michael W. Smith & Amy Grant:
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