• Betrayed Article by Joel Beeke

    FROM TABLETALK | November 2008 | Matthew 26

    Matthew 26 offers a series of short but brilliantly lit scenes surrounding the betrayal of Jesus. The chapter opens with Christ announcing the end of His public preaching ministry. After this, He says to His disciples: “After two days is the feast of the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified” (v. 2, KJV). To us, looking back on history, Christ’s intent to die on the cross could not be clearer. But the disciples do not grasp His meaning; they are still clinging to their own hopes for Christ and His kingdom. Some Christians today are similarly … View Resource