I read this story, and it strikes me as remarkable that Jesus had allowed a betrayer to grow up in the midst of His close, intimate circle. The Word tells us that He knew what was in the hearts of all men around Him. This means that He knew from the start that Judas had a dangerous crack in his foundation. Even when He called him as a disciple in the first place, He knew He was choosing a man with a propensity for evil.
As Jesus mentored His twelve and watched eleven of them grow steadily in spiritual stature, I am confident that He was fully aware Continue reading Secret Wisdom