God’s Plan Revealed. May 3. Quotes on Hindsight. Hindsight is always twenty-twenty. Hindsight is an exact science. Hindsight is the time machine, you will live certain perils over and over but the second time around will be more painful than the first. Quotes on Hindsight.
It took hindsight, reflecting afterwards on His warnings to give them full understanding
Matthew 16:21-23 (NIV) From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.
 Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. "Never, Lord!" he said. "This shall never happen to you!"  Jesus turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men."
Remember, this is immediately after …
Mark 10:33-37 (NIV) "We are going up to Jerusalem," he said, "and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles,  who will mock him and spit on him, flog him and kill him. Three days later he will rise."
 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. "Teacher," they said, "we want you to do for us whatever we ask."  "What do you want me to do for you?" he asked.  They replied, "Let one of us sit at your right and the other at your left in your glory."
Luke 9:44-45 (NIV) "Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you: The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men."  But they did not understand what this meant. It was hidden from them, so that they did not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask him about it.