III. Then Satan entered into Judas.
1) Σατανᾶς (satanas) “adversary (one who opposes another in purpose or act)”
2) Luke 10:17-19 The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!"And he said to them, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.
3) Luke 4:12-13 And Jesus answered him, "It is said, 'You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.'"And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from him until an opportune time.
B. Judas called Iscariot.
1) The name Judas (Ὶούδας) is a Greek rendering of the Hebrew name Judah (יהודה, Yehûdâh, Hebrew for "God is thanked"), which was an extremely common name for Jewish men during the first century AD, due to the renowned hero Judas Maccabeus.
2) Judas's epithet Iscariot (Ὶσκάριωθ or Ὶσκαριώτης), which distinguishes him from the other people named Judas in the gospels, is usually thought to be a Greek rendering of the Hebrew phrase איש־קריות, (Îš-Qrîyôt), meaning "the man from Kerioth"
C. One Of The Twelve.
1) He had the best Teacher possible.
2) He had the best possible peers.
3) 2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?-unless indeed you fail to meet the test!