1.   Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve? (Matthew 10:2-4)

2.   As one of the twelve, what did he do?

a. (Matthew 10:1)_____________________________________________

b. (John 13:29)_______________________________________________

3.   What did Jesus reveal concerning Judas’ character in John 6:70? “Devil” means false accuser?__________________________________________

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4.   Explain how the devil was working in John 13:2.  Has the devil ever suggested things to you?_______________________________________

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What did you do with his suggestion?   What did Judas do with his suggestion?

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5.   Did the other disciples suspect Judas? (John 13:21-29)______________

6.   Consider what happened in John 13:27.

Judas had the character of a devil – he was a false accuser, a slanderer.  This caused him to consider the devils suggestion, and to finally be possessed by Satan.

7.   Why did the chief priests and scribes need Judas? (Luke 22:1-6)

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8.   What did they give Judas? (Matthew 26:14-15)____________________

What was the price of a slave? (Exodus 21:32)________________________

9.   With what sign did Judas betray Jesus? (Matthew 26:47-50)__________

10. What significance do you suppose there was in Judas’ repentance? (Matthew 27:3-5)

11. Considering his character (John 6:70), why do you think Jesus chose Judas?  Could it be that even as God had a purpose in raising up Pharaoh (Romans 9:17), He had a similar purpose in raising up Judas. They were “vessels of wrath” already “prepared for destruction”, as in Romans 9:22-23?   They had already sinned away their day of grace, and were then simply being used by God to bring about His purpose?________________________

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Memory Work: Romans 9:17 – For the scripture says to the Pharaoh, “for this very purpose I have raised you up, that I may show my power in you, and that my name may be declared in all the earth.”