Murderous

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© Joshua Curtis, 2019

The final thoughts
Of a dying man;
How could I hatch this plan?
Drawn by a curse,
The lure of the purse,
Outcome – drinking down curse, full brim;

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Let’s slow down a bit,
I have yet to betray him.
Who knows what tonight will bring.
But how did I get here?
False expectations!
Mixed with a bit of pride, I fear.

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He’s the Messiah – the way?!
Ha! Supposed to defeat these Romans!
He’s just a showman!
Instead of marching and conquering,
We’re washing ankles and toes;
He knows best you would suppose,
But I grow – discontent!

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I should repent,
But to my feelings I relent!
My intent? I don’t even know at this time,
Sell him for nickles and dimes?
A prophet for a profit … ?
He’ll probably escape like every time before,
Him, I used to adore, at least pretended to.
But when deciding on this sin;
Too late, no more time to implore,
As a strange presence enters in …

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Luke 22.3-6 | Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was of the number of the twelve. He went away and conferred with the chief priests and officers how he might betray him to them. And they were glad, and agreed to give him money. So he consented and sought an opportunity to betray him to them in the absence of a crowd.

Continued blessings on this Holy Week.
© Joshua Curtis, 2019

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  1. Wow! This one is even more deep. I think you captured the guilt and shame that Judas felt after he had done this dreadful deed. This feeling of hopeless without remorse led him to hang himself. Keep up the good work and have a blessed resurrection weekend.

    • Thank you for the feedback Beverley! You do the same. He is risen!

  2. Super intense! ❤️ you’re killing it, Joshua!

    • Thanks Suchie! I appreciate your encouragement!

      • You’re welcome!

  3. […] Covenant New,  And that one would betray him, he says out of the blue,         Nervous, but Judas continuously […]

  4. […] quelled by quibbler’s quib […]

  5. Wow.


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