The disciples are confronted with a void in their ranks. Judas Iscariot had betrayed Jesus and, later killed himself out of shame and regret. The time had come for his replacement to be chosen. But what happened with Judas? How could he have spent three years of his life hearing Christ’s teachings and seeing Christ’s miracles, yet walk away unaffected? It happened to Judas and it can happen to us. He harbored a hard heart.