Tag Archives: repentance

Turning Away from Jesus

And Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him. Mark 3:19 Judas is always named last in the listings of The Twelve (Mark 3; Matthew 10; Luke 6). He is variously identified as the one “who betrayed him” (Mark, Matthew, John), or “became a traitor” (Luke). John tells us the name of his father, Simon Iscariot (John 6:71; 13:2). […]

John the Baptist’s Message

John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. And this was his message, “After me will come one more powerful that I, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie. I baptize you with water, but […]