[...And] their high priests murmured because [he] had gone into the guest room for his prayer. But some scribes were there watching carefully in order to arrest him during the prayer, for they were afraid of the people, since he was regarded by all as a prophet. They approached Judas and said to him, "What are you doing here? You are Jesus' disciple." Judas answered them as they wished. And he received some money and handed him over to them." [p58 G. of Judas codex]
But before this, Jesus put Judas up to that apparently:
The secret account of the revelation that Jesus spoke in conversation with Judas Iscariot during a week, three days before he celebrated Passover." [p33 G. of Judas codex]
Step away from the others and I shall tell you the mysteries of the kingdom. It is possible for you to reach it, but you will grieve a great deal." [p35 G. of Judas codex]
In the vision I saw myself as the 12 disciples were stoning me and persecuting [me severely]. [p44 G. of Judas codex]
...you will be cursed by the other generations - and you will come to rule over them. [p46 G. of Judas codex]
...you will exceed all of them. For you will sacrifice the man that clothes me. [p56 G. of Judas codex]
Look, you have been told everything. Lift up your eyes and look at the cloud and the light within it and the stars surrounding it. The star that leads the way is your star. Judas lifted his eyes and saw the luminous cloud, and he entered it..." [p57 G. of Judas codex]
If anyone has ever clicked on my subtitle link to my diary on the alternate story of Jesus, an alternate story that is gaining more and more validity as documents from around 300-400AD surface, you know that I am exuberant at this transcription.
My diary discusses the concept of Jesus' and St. Stephen's involvement in a revolution against fake organized religion of their time, against their megachurches (temples) and their fake Pardoners (megachurch preachers, guilt-inducing cathedral preachers, mosque hate-monger preachers). They actually taught more of a Buddhist ideology than Falwellian hatemongering.
This new Gospel has Judas betraying Jesus at Jesus' command or request. Why is this important? Because it exposes pretty definitively all of the Mel Gibson-type fictional accounts of Jesus' story as nothing but that: fiction.
Jesus was a rebel leader who took on the Jerry Falwells and Pat Robertsons of his time who worked alongside the Roman Authorities to suppress, frighten, and create guilt for a superstitious population, which is EXACTLY what "christianity" is used for today...
Jesus has been rolling over in his grave ever since this hypocrisy began, right around 325AD when the centralized church banned and murdered the gnostics and the other sects WHO INITIATED CHRISTIANITY, not this abomination that surfaced for brainwashing and population-control purposes.
This is a big deal. Also, keep an eye out for the 4th century online Bible translation coming out soon...
Props to Raw Story for the scoop...