Why did it have to come to this?

Mt 26:48-49/Mk 14:44-45/Lk 22:47-48 – Judas’ kiss
Mt 8:27/ Mk 4:41/Lk 8:25 – wind and seas obey Christ
Lk 13:33 - "no prophet dies outside Jerusalem"
Jn 13:1-14 – Christ washes feet
Mt 20:18-19/Lk 18:31-33 - predicting death in Jerusalem
Mt 24:35/Mk 13:31/Lk 21:33 - Christ's words will not pass away
Mt 9:13/12:7/ Hos 6:6/ Heb 10:5-10/ Ps 40:6/ Is 1:11 - God wants mercy, not sacrifice
Mt 27:1-5 - Judas' remorse
Zech 4:6 - not by might or power but by God's spirit
Jn 15:15 – Christ calls you friends