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If Jesus had to be crucified to fulfill His mission on earth, why is Judas considered His betrayer?


According to Matthew 27:5, "So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself." So obviously he was not motivated by greed, hated what he'd been forced to do, and hated himself for doing it. Christians believe Jesus died for their sins and did so intentionally. If this is so, why do most Christians consider Judas a betrayer if he aided Jesus in His mission by telling the Romans where and who Jesus was? If it had to happen for Jesus to save mankind, how could it be evil? Why would helping God (Jesus) fulfill God's plan be considered betrayal?

 

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    Kylyssa Shay (Kylyssa) 2 years ago

    This is one of those contradictions that people seem to shy away from. Thank you for your insight.


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    Norine Williams 20 months ago

    What seems right to man...Ump, ump ump!

    Judas was JESUS' "vessel" so Scripture could be FULFILLED! JESUS was sitting there when HE "ALLOWED" Satan to enter (Jn 13:26) & commanded him to "Do quickly!" Scripture then FULFILLED!

    Thank u Judas!

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    Rich Kelley 2 years ago

    No Jesus didn't say anything in Exodus, nor in Romans. In the case of Exodus he had not been born. In the case of Romans He had already died and risen from the dead and was seated at the right hand of God. It is God that is merciful because of Jesus.


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    Norine Williams 2 years ago

    Charlie: Yes, Jesus "knew/knows" all thgs & I can "see" that Jesus saw weakness & love of money & knew he was a good candidate for the job! Agree! JUDAS' weakness (money) prevented him fm "serving the Lord w/ALL his heart" & "realized


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    Norine Williams 20 months ago

    Are you Hindu?

    If so, THE CREATOR (GOD) says you worship "idol" god & you "Shalt have no other gods before me" (Exd 20:3)!