The Apostle Peter and Judas Iscariot: A Contrast of Hearts
by Robert Alan King
Copyright 2012 by King & Associates. All Rights Reserved.
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Many Christians have often pondered the lives of Peter and Judas, with the desire to understand whatever differences and similarities may have existed between the two men. I have sometimes been asked why Judas was not forgiven for his sin while Peter was; other Christians have gone so far as to insist that Judas is still saved. Though it is quite certain that Judas is among the damned, what was the real difference between Peter and Judas that brought about such an awful end for Judas and a blessed end for Peter? And what important lesson can we learn today from the lives of these two apostles?