It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the trives of Jacob and to restore the survivors of Israel; I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach the end of the earth.
Restoring his chosen people, again, was not on the agenda when God sent his only Son to walk the earth. Well, it was and it wasn't. Restoring God's chosen people would happen, but only as all the nations - the the end of the earth - were restored to right relationship. Only as salvation made its way around the globe.
"Among those who came to worship at the festival were some Greeks. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus." (Mk 12.20)
By Tuesday of his last week, the news had spread. God's dream, his desire to restore everything was coming to fruition. The larger plan was fixin' to start.