Have you ever been betrayed? In our passage for today, Jesus predicts his own betrayal. One of his closest friends would betray him to his death. That is amazing: that Jesus knowingly entrusted himself to someone who would break that trust. Why? Why does Jesus allow himself to be betrayed? And why he is telling this to the twelve here? Let’s study this passage to find out.
Passage: Mark 14:12-21
Author: Rev. W. Reid Hankins, M.Div.
Sermon originally preached during the Morning Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church (OPC) on 01/11/2009 in Novato, CA.