“He did not say this on his own, but since he was high priest for that year, he prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the nation, and not only for the nation, but also to gather into one the dispersed children of God. So from that day on they planned to kill him.” (JN 11: 51-53)
The human’s plan (“to kill him”) and God’s plan (to gather into one the dispersed children of God)—are together in action, but totally separated in intention and in the goal. We see this clearly; but we do exactly the same, when we use compromise instead of looking for common good. Are we better than Pharisees?
“Cast away from you all the crimes you have committed, says the LORD, and make for yourselves a new heart and a new spirit.” (Gospel Acclamation)
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