Judas Iscariot

Image by kmicican from Pixabay Why was Judas called 'Iscariot'? Scholars don’t know for sure, but the name “Iscariot” may imply that Judas was part of the Jewish resistance against the Roman Empire. Almost all of the Jews in Palestine in Jesus’ time despised the Romans. They wanted to get…

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Judas Iscariot

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Why was Judas Iscariot predetermined as the traitor apostle? I know it sounds this way when you read the Gospels and the beginning of Acts, but Judas was not predetermined to be the traitor apostle. It was prophesied in a few places in the…

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