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They Sought to Betray, Destroy and Kill Jesus

08.25.19 | Overcoming | by Pastor Barry Fredericks

They Sought to Betray, Destroy and Kill Jesus

Grace Family Church’s   “SCRIPTURE DEPOT”
‘Shipped From Our Heart to Yours’
August 2019  #32 Jesus –  They Sought to Betray, Destroy and Kill Jesus

John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy;  this was the goal of satan for Jesus (the devil fell right into the eternal plan of the Father for our salvation)

Betray

Judas went to the chief priests to betray Jesus
Matthew 26:14 Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests v15 and said, "What are you willing to give me if I deliver Him to you?" And they counted out to him thirty pieces of silver. v16 So from that time he sought opportunity to betray Him.

Judas led the multitude to Gethsemane.  He kissed Jesus and they arrested Jesus
Matthew 26:49-51 Immediately he (Judas) went up to Jesus and said, "Greetings, Rabbi!" and kissed Him. v50 But Jesus said to him, "Friend, why have you come?" Then they came and laid hands on Jesus and took Him.

Judas went to betray Jesus to the religious leaders they were glad and promised money
Mark 14:10 Then Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went to the chief priests to betray Him to them. v11 And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. So he sought how he might conveniently betray Him.

satan entered Judas, he went to religious leaders to betray Jesus, they were glad and agreed to pay him
Luke 22:3 Then Satan entered Judas, surnamed Iscariot, who was numbered among the twelve. v4 So he went his way and conferred with the chief priests and captains, how he might betray Him to them. v5 And they were glad, and agreed to give him money. v6 So he promised and sought opportunity to betray Him to them in the absence of the multitude.

Kill

The religious leaders met and plotted to kill Jesus
Matthew 26:3 Then the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders of the people assembled at the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, v4 and plotted to take Jesus by trickery and kill Him.

The religious leaders sought false testimony against Jesus to put Him to death
Matthew 26:59 Now the chief priests, the elders, and all the council sought false testimony against Jesus to put Him to death,

The religious leaders plotted against Jesus to put Him to death
Matthew 27:1 When morning came, all the chief priests and elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death.

Religious leaders sought to put Jesus to death by trickery
Mark 14:1 After two days it was the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take Him by trickery and put Him to death.

Religious leaders sought testimony against Jesus to kill Him – they found none
Mark 14:55 Now the chief priests and all the council sought testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but found none. v56 For many bore false witness against Him, but their testimonies did not agree.

Religious leaders sought how they might kill Jesus but they feared the people
Luke 22:1 Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called Passover. v2 And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill Him, for they feared the people.

The religious leaders said Jesus must die because He claimed to be the Son of God
John 19:7 The Jews answered him,"We have a law, and according to our law He ought to die, because He made Himself the Son of God."

Destroy

Jesus healed a man and the jealous religious leaders plotted to destroy Him
Matthew 12:13 Then He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and it was restored as whole as the other. v14 Then the Pharisees went out and plotted against Him, how they might destroy Him.

Multitudes persuaded to ask Barabbas’ release and destroy Jesus
Matthew 27:20 But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus.

Jsus healed a man on the Sabbath the religious leaders wanted to destroy Him
Mark 3:5……He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored as whole as the other.   v6 Then the Pharisees went out and immediately plotted with the Herodians against Him, how they might destroy Him.

Jesus taught daily in the temple the religious leaders sought to destroy Him
Luke 19:47 And He was teaching daily in the temple. But the chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people sought to destroy Him,