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Unmasking Betrayal (Luke 22:47-53)

As Jesus is arrested in Gethsemane, he exposes three ways that people mask the treachery in their hearts: (1) affection; (2) aggression; and (3) authority. Understanding these deceptive behaviors equips us to be discerning as we interact with people who might not be what they seem and gives us the

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Praying before the Storm (Luke 22:39-46)

We can draw four guidelines about prayer from how Jesus prays in Gethsemane. We should pray (1) as a habitual practice; (2) with a spiritual focus; (3) in honest submission; and (4) in earnest dependence. This sermon is part 5 of “The Betrayal of Jesus,” Bryan Craddock’s verse-by-verse Bible teaching

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Bracing for Betrayal (Luke 22:31-38)

Before they leave the Upper Room to head to the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus communicates five thoughts to help the apostles brace for Judas’s betrayal: (1) the demands of Satan; (2) the intercession of Jesus; (3) the weakness of the believer; (4) the blessing of repentance; and (5) the balance

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Responding to Betrayal (Luke 22:21-30)

Luke 22:21-30 presents a progression of four responses to Jesus’ announcement that he will be betrayed. The first two are normal but sinful human responses that we see in the apostles: suspicion and competition. Though the actions of Judas would be a betrayal of Jesus, he was also betraying the

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