Was Judas Iscariot A Helpless Victim Of Prophecy?

by Jack Wellman
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Was Judas Iscariot a helpless victim of biblical prophecy? Did he have a choice about betraying Christ? Wheat and Weeds Jesus prophesied that there would be tares growing amongst the wheat, and only at harvest (or Judgment Day) will the weeds be separated from the wheat. Jesus gave an indication that we’re not to uproot […]

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Why Did Judas Betray Jesus?

by Jack Wellman
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Why did Judas betray Jesus? Did it have anything to do with him trying to overthrow the Roman government? Judas Judas Iscariot was one of the original twelve disciples that were selected by Jesus Christ. He was known as Judas, son of Simon Iscariot. Judas carried the money bag, so he was like a church […]

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Was Judas Saved?

by Jack Wellman
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Was Judas saved?  Some claim the gospel of Judas proves he didn’t hang himself? What is the eternal state of Judas according to the Bible? Judas Iscariot, Son of Perdition The word perdition has a particular meaning of importance in regard to Judas’ name. Perdition defined: utter destruction, eternal damnation, a final and irrevocable spiritual ruin, […]

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Judas Iscariot: Bible Story and Profile

by Robert Driskell
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Most expectant parents, when choosing a name for their soon-to-be born son, rarely choose the name “Judas”.  When one is familiar with the biblical story of Judas Iscariot, the reason for avoiding the name becomes clear. Judas’ Name The name ‘Judas’ is the Greek transliteration of the Hebrew name ‘Judah’ and means “praise Yahweh” [God].  […]

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