What we don’t want to do is assume therefore that anytime something’s wrong it must be your lack of faith, trust or lack of belief. That’s a dangerous thing to say. Jesus, in fact, balances this out because He makes it very clear that sometimes things happen and it’s no one’s fault.
May I point out one other verse that is often overlooked in this discussion of who really “murdered Jesus”? The answer is all of us. What the Bible itself says about this is instructive.
Many people are now claiming there’s a fourth El and call Him a legend. Scholars are increasingly pointing, if anything, to the authority and reliability of the scriptures, the gospels, as reliable narratives.
The woman said to Him, ‘Sir, give me this water, so I will not be thirsty nor come all the way here to draw.” Do you see what she is saying? I want to get this kind of water so I won’t constantly be thirsty and draw here.
John 4:37-38, “For in this case the saying is true, ‘One sows and another reaps. I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored and you have entered into their labor.”