Re: Times of the Gentiles
So he was mad at them for helping him accomplish his mission. Ok.
Originally Posted by John146
Hmm. Well, I won't argue the correctness of this or lack thereof. It does cause difficulties for those who state this as the cause for the temple's destruction, though, because the elders, being old, were all dead long before that happened.
The ones who actually physically killed Him (the Roman soldiers) didn't know He was innocent but the Jews who ordered Him to be killed did so despite knowing that He was innocent. Look at this:
27:1 When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death
Hear the word of the Lord, O nations, and declare it on the islands from afar, and say, "He Who scattered Israel will gather them together and watch them as a shepherd his flock."