Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Monday, December 2, 2013

A Tragic End for Judas

Matthew 27:1–10

Matthew Henry comments, “Some have said, that Judas sinned more in despairing of the mercy of God, than in betraying his Master’s blood.” Neither Judas’ betrayal nor his suicide is the unforgiveable sin, only his refusal to seek the grace of Christ. Peter and Judas both committed heinous transgressions, but Peter found restoration when he repented. Today let us repent of our sins and turn to Jesus, knowing that He offers pardon to all those who trust Him alone.

For further study:

2 Chronicles 7:14 Psalm 7:12–13

The Bible in a year:

Ezekiel 47–48

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.

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