Join us at 10:30 for our Good Friday service!
- U2 “Until the End of the World”
How to Betray Friends in 3 Easy Steps;
1) Make A P___________ (Matthew 26:6-16)
- Greed (26:6-13)
- Betray (26:14-15)
- Scheme (26:16)
“…He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it…” – John 12:1-8
2) L_____ As Much As Possible (Matthew 26:20-25, 47-50)
- Liar (26:20-25)
- Disloyal (26:47)
- Disrespectful (26:48-50)
“…So Jesus told him, “What you are about to do, do quickly.” But no one at the meal understood why Jesus said this to him. Since Judas had charge of the money, some thought Jesus was telling him to buy what was needed for the festival, or to give something to the poor. As soon as Judas had taken the bread, he went out….” – John 13:21-30
3) Take the E_________ Way Out (Matthew 27:1-5)
- Remorse (27:1-3)
- Guilt (27:4)
- “Responsibility” (27:5 & 24)
“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.” – 2 Corinthians 7:10
“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” – 2 Peter 3:9
WHY THE CROSS? Because: __________________
Q1: How does Judas’ betrayal give us confidence in Jesus?
Q2: Read 2 Corinthians 7:9-11. Is there someone in your life that you need to take responsibility to seek forgiveness from or offer forgiveness to?
Q3: Read 2 Peter 2:8-13. What do you need to repent of as “you look forward to the day of God?”
Q4: Spend some time in personal prayer thanking the Lord for His work of salvation in your life through Jesus Christ.