There was a reason that Satan literally begged God for the chance to have Simon. He knew that Simon would be a pivotal leader in the work of God if he ever rose to his intended poten- tial. The Judas Syndrome magnifies the pathology and psycholo- gy of a traitor with the intention of provoking readers to walk through life with their hearts close to the presence of the Lord, daily crying “Lord is it I?” It illustrates that anyone could poten- tially be a traitor. It teaches how to protect one’s self against such a legacy. As well, it encourages all, should they ever fall so low, to have the faith to trust God for one more chance.