He Went His Way

So he went his way and conferred with the chief priests and captains, how he might betray Him to them.

—Luke 22:4

The Bible tells the story of Mary, who anointed the feet of Jesus with expensive, fragrant perfume. But as the scent filled the air, Judas said indignantly, “Why was this fragrant oil not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?” (John 12:5).

I wonder whether the other disciples looked at him and thought, “Right on, Judas! Why didn’t I think of that? That Judas—he’s always thinking of others. He’s so caring. He’s so benevolent.”

No, he was so hypocritical. The reason Judas said that, according to verse 6, was because he was the treasurer and was skimming off the top. Outwardly, Judas appeared to be so religious, so caring, so compassionate. And ironically, the person he was criticizing appeared to be frivolous and wasteful.

But things are not always as they appear, are they? The one who appeared to be the most spiritual was the least so. And the one who appeared to be the least spiritual was, in reality, the most spiritual.

When he was at his most wicked, Judas appeared to be godly. His life could be summed in a phrase found in Luke 22:4: “so he went his way.” Judas wasn’t always evil outright; it was a process that took place over a period of time. And in most cases, you will find that sin follows the same pattern. It’s a process. We don’t deliberately choose to end up the way we do.

It might start out with a few little white lies. And then after a while, you can’t remember what is true anymore. It might start with a little flirtation with someone you aren’t married to. It might start out with some area that doesn’t seem to be that bad. But the next thing you know, you’ve fallen headlong into sin.


Please Spread the Word and Share This Post

TCP News is proud to be ranked #24 in the Top 40 Conservative Political Blogs

Viewpoints expressed herein are of the article’s author(s), or of the person(s) or organization(s) quoted or linked therein, and do not necessarily represent those of True Conservative Pundit

Another way you can support us is to purchase my book

Subscribe to my daily newsletter, and join hundreds of daily readers and receive news and relevant commentary

Don't forget to follow TCP News on Facebook, Gab, SpreelyUSA Life, and Twitter

If you value what you see on True Conservative Pundit, please consider donating, any amount helps

donate to TCP News

About TCP News Staff

An oasis in a world of fake news

Leave a comment - or not. We have NO tolerance for trolls, abusive and inflammatory comments, or those laced with profanity. No more than two links. Keep it clean and on point, or be banned.