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…. an engineer, singer and photographer living in Scotland

Maundy Thursday – Betrayal

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One of your friends has been betrayed! An associate has seen advantage for himself at the expense and life of your friend.

Would you do such a thing? Would you protect your friend?

The Betrayal and Arrest of JesusLuke 22:47 – 53 (NRSV)

While he was still speaking, suddenly a crowd came, and the one called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him; but Jesus said to him, “Judas, is it with a kiss that you are betraying the Son of Man?” When those who were around him saw what was coming, they asked, “Lord, should we strike with the sword?” Then one of them struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his right ear. But Jesus said, “No more of this!” And he touched his ear and healed him. Then Jesus said to the chief priests, the officers of the temple police, and the elders who had come for him, “Have you come out with swords and clubs as if I were a bandit? When I was with you day after day in the temple, you did not lay hands on me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness!”

Follow Beth’s journey towards to The Cross using the Stations of the Cross by Gwyneth Leech.

Author: Stewart

An instrumentation engineer who enjoys photography and singing. Working in the West of Scotland; a member of St Mary's Cathedral Glasgow and Southwark Cathedral; and a volunteer guard/signalman on the Ffestiniog Railway in North Wales.

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