Then Jesus said to him: “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then should the Scriptures be fulfilled, that it must be so?” (Matt. 26:52–54).
“It is one thing to say that the details of Jesus’ death were predicted in the Old Testament; it is much more to say that Jesus Himself was making His choices precisely to see to it that the Scriptures would be fulfilled.”- John Piper
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