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.The verses from the Mass and Church Unlimited
.See the theme? [Catholic friends]
.The replacement of Judas
.The 30 pieces of silver and the field of ‘Blood’
.The testimony of Jesus Christ
.How did Jesus ‘sanctify’ himself?
.Jesus and Peter were friends
This day I taught on the verses from the Sunday Mass [below] and mentioned the bible verses that pastor Bil spoke on at Church Unlimited.
The commonality from the Mass verses was actually the judgement on Judas for his betrayal of Jesus.
In the Acts chapter 1 reading Peter quotes from psalms 109 and says Judas office needs to be replaced-
Acts 1:15 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)
Acts 1:16 Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus.
Acts 1:20 For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick let another take.
And in Acts 1 we read of the casting of lots- and the replacement is named-
Acts 1:26 And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.
In the John 17 passage- Jesus speaks of keeping his men- yet the only one that ‘is lost’ is Judas- in fulfillment of the scripture-
John 17:12 While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.
I found it interesting that this theme came up at this time.
In the past- when ever I come across Psalms 109- it usually indicates a type of judgment on corrupt earthly rulers- and this was a theme I was speaking on during the week.
And Psalms 109 was the actual passage Peter quoted from in Acts 1. [Some sites see here https://corpusoutreach.weebly.com/most-recent-posts/sunday-sermon3187284 ]
In all of God’ dealings- judgement and mercy are aspects of producing righteousness-