Tag Archives: Betrayal

Pondering Betrayal

And Judas went to the chief priests and the officers of the temple guard and discussed with them how he might betray Jesus. They were delighted and agreed to give him money. He consented, and watched for an opportunity to hand Jesus over … Continue reading

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Counselors and Confidants

Ahithophel was the king’s counselor. Hushai the Arkite was the king’s confidant. 1 Chronicles 27:33 (NIV) Along life’s journey I have had many counselors. Many were trained professionals and I paid for their services. Many were personal friends or relatives with wisdom … Continue reading

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Small Detail; Big Implication

The mighty men were… …Uriah the Hittite 1 Chronicles 11:26a;41a (NIV) Great stories, both real and fiction, are layered with complexities and meaning. As both a reader and a writer, I am always fascinated and inspired with small details that add … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 41

Even my best friend, the one I trusted completely,     the one who shared my food, has turned against me. Psalm 41:9 (NLT) One might read this verse from Psalm 41 and take it as prophetic. Despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day John 13

  Simon Peter asked, “Lord, where are you going?” And Jesus replied, “You can’t go with me now, but you will follow me later.” “But why can’t I come now, Lord?” he asked. “I’m ready to die for you.” Jesus answered, “Die … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Proverbs 24

An honest answer        is like a kiss of friendship. Proverbs 24:26 (NLT)  Along the journey, especially with respect to my vocation, I’ve commonly been asked very direct questions from people in authority. It’s not always a comfortable position to be … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Matthew 26

That is when one of the Twelve, the one named Judas Iscariot, went to the cabal of high priests and said, “What will you give me if I hand him over to you?” They settled on thirty silver pieces. He … Continue reading

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