When they came together in Galilee, he said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men. They will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised to life.”

Matthew 17:22-23

In the foreknowledge of God, the Lord Jesus was following a predetermined plan. Both Jew and Gentile are guilty of the greatest injustice ever carried out, yet God in sovereign mercy forgives and redeems all who put their trust in the risen Saviour. That’s divine love in action.

Daily Reading: Isaiah 40

Bible in One Year: Matthew 1; Exodus 20-21; Proverbs 9