Why Did Jesus Choose Judas? PART 3
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Delivered By
Dr Tom Hover
Delivered On
February 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Central Passage
John 6:64-71
Subject
Why Did Jesus Choose Judas?
Description

Why Did Jesus Choose Judas?

Text: John 6:64-71

Intro: Judas was a model counterfeit Christian! 

1. Satan has Counterfeit Christians II Corinthians 11:26

2. Satan followers believe a counterfeit gospel  

Galatians 1:6-9

3. Satan encourages a counterfeit righteousness 

Romans 10:1-3

4. Satan has counterfeit churches  Revelations 2:9

5. Satan at the end of the age, will produce a counterfeit Christ    

II Thessalonians 2:1-12

Did Jesus Choose Judas? John 6:64, John 6:70-71

Why Did Jesus Choose A Devil?  Why?  Why?

I. THAT PROPHECY MIGHT BE FULFILLED

John 13:18Psalm 41:9

A.) Every Prophecy Will Be Fulfilled  Matthew 5:18

II. TO DEMONSTRATE HIS DEITY

John 13:19

A.) Jesus Shows His Deity By Demonstrating His Foreknowledge.

B.) 333 prophecies dealing with the person Jesus Christ have already been fulfilledPsalm 22:7,16,18,Psalm 21:1

III. TO BE AN ENCOURAGEMENT TO US 

Judas was a first class hypocrite, and Jesus allowed this hypocrite in the inner circle of the 12 to show us that in spite of all the hypocrites do, His Church would prevail and win!

IV. TO SHOW THE INACCURACY OF THE SOCIAL GOSPEL

A.) Note What happened Just Before Our Text Verses.

1. Jesus feeds the five thousand.   John 6:1-14

2. Jesus preaches to the five thousand.   

John 6:22-65   (6:47-53)

B.) Man Needs More Than Soap And Soup. He Needs Salvation!

V. TO GIVE A SOLEMN WARNING TO LOST CHURCH MEMBERS

A.) Judas Outwardly Looked Like A Saint, But He Was An Aint.  Matthew 26:21-25, I Corinthians 10:12,  Proverbs 16:18 

B.) God’s Word Calls Each Of Us To Examine Ourselves.

II Corinthians 13:5

Jesus was the DOOR to heaven, and Judas kissed it. Judas was a man who kissed the Door to Heaven and went to Hell

Romans 10:8,Matthew 15:7-9

VI. TO SHOW THE AWFUL DAMNING POWER OF SIN

A.) SIN DECEIVED HIM.

1. Even Judas was shocked at how wicked he really was.  

Example: II Kings 8:7-15   

2. Many are deceived today Matthew 7:21-23

B.) SIN DELUDED HIM   John 18:1-6

Sin Motivated Him To Be A “BETRAYER” 

To Betray His Best Friend.   

KNOW THE CHARACTER TRAITS  OF A DELUDED BETRAYER!

1. A BETRAYER KNOWS YOUR BEHAVIOR PATTERN.

John 18:2Psalm 41:9 

2. A BETRAYER NEVER WORKS ALONE. John 18:3, Acts 20:30 

3. A BETRAYER  AIMS FOR FINANCIAL CONTROL. 

John 13:29 ,John 12:4-6, (2 Kings 5:26-27) 

4. A BETRAYER WILL SURROUND HimSELF WITH YOUR ENEMIES. John 18:5, Psalm 35:14-15 

5. A BETRAYER IS SOMEONE - YOU GAVE PRIVILEGES. John 13:26, Psalm 35:12-13 

6. A BETRAYER WILL STOP AT NOTHING. John 18:6, John 13:27 

7. A BETRAYER’S KISS IS DECEITFUL. Matthew 26:49 , John 7:24, Psalm 55:21

8. THE GREAT LESSON TO LEARN - NEVER BE BITTER WITH A TRAITOR. Matthew 26:50, Hebrews 12:14-15, Hebrews 12:16-17, Hebrews 2:18

C.) SIN DESTROYED HIM. Matthew 27:5, Acts 1:18

 

D.) SIN DAMNED HIM.  Matthew 26:24, Acts 1:25. John 14:6