Prologue - GNT
(Good News Translation)
Psalm 11822The stone which the builders rejected as worthless
turned out to be the most important of all.
23This was done by the Lord;
what a wonderful sight it is!
24This is the day of the Lord's victory;
let us be happy, let us celebrate!
The Betrayal - GNT
(Good News Translation)
Luke 221The time was near for the Festival of Unleavened Bread,
which is called the Passover.
2The chief priests and the teachers of the Law were afraid of the people,
and so they were trying to find a way of putting Jesus to death secretly.
Matthew 2614Then one of the twelve disciples - the one named Judas Iscariot -
went to the chief priests
15and asked, "What will you give me if I betray Jesus to you?"
They counted out thirty silver coins and gave them to him.
16From then on Judas was looking for a good chance
to hand Jesus over to them.