Repentance and faith — in a nutshell, this is what it means to be saved.
So we’ve talked about how —
1) God’s sovereignty and human free will need to always be held in tension and we see this in Judas’ choice to betray Jesus.
2) Judas is condemned because he lacked repentance and faith.
3) And lastly, Judas sinned not only against Christ, but also the body of Christ.
I’ll be brief on this point. I am only going to introduce this point and it’s your homework to pray over it for the next few weeks leading up to Good Friday. It’s interesting that the context for the Lord’s Supper is the Last Supper. I knew that but I kind of missed the significance of this fact until recently. [Read more…] about Matthew 26: The Last Supper and the Lord's Supper pt 4 of 4