God Entered Their Secret Meeting

To read the Bible in a year, read John 11:47-57.
Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead and even more Jews believed in the Lord because of that. The chief priests and Pharisees became increasingly frustrated, not knowing what to do (John 11:47, 48). Then the high priest said something that he did not even know what he said or why he said it. John will tell us how it happened, “And one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest that year, said to them, ‘You know nothing at all, nor do you consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not that the whole nation should perish.’ Now this he did not say on his own authority; but being high priest that year he prophesied that Jesus would die for the nation, and not for that nation only, but also that He would gather together in one the children of God who were scattered abroad” (vv. 49–52). God was right there in that meeting, listening to them frustrated over His Son. Then God used the high priest to speak to the group to tell them how ignorant they all were!
Have you gotten together with others and plotted to do something evil against someone? God was right there, listening and watching.

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