Second Timothy 3:1-5 says, “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.”
In his popular book, Four Dangerous Spirits to Avoid, bestselling author Daniel Whyte III writes that the spirit of betrayal and backstabbing is still in the world and has multiplied since Judas betrayed Jesus.
The Judas spirit of betrayal has spread to the church. The Judas spirit of betrayal has spread to the family. And the Judas spirit of betrayal has spread to the government, even up to the president and the White House.
What is the Judas spirit? It is a demonic spirit rooted in Satan himself, as Satan, formerly Lucifer (the first Judas, if you will), betrayed God. But Satan was not through. When he was cast out of Heaven, he betrayed Adam and Eve.
Well, that wicked, demonic spirit is alive and well today. How many pastors who have given people important positions in the church have been stabbed in the back? How many wives have been betrayed and devastated by a so-called Christian husband who has been carrying on a long-term sexual relationship with another woman, and has had to say, with tears in her eyes, “I was totally blindsided.” Now, how many constituents in a district, state, or country have been lied to and betrayed by their congressperson, governor, or president. And, now, the president himself has Judases around him.
It doesn’t make any difference what your political affiliation is. Everyone agrees that a Judas is intolerable in a family, in a church, in a business, or in the White House.
Due to the fact that there is a possible veiled threat to the president in the op-ed, the New York Times should have never run that article, and they are obligated to reveal who the Judas is. If they don’t, and something happens to this president, they are complicit.