Jesus, knowing that it was almost time for Him to ascend back to heaven, He decided to set out for Jerusalem. So He sent some of His disciples ahead of Him to Samaria to prepare for Him a place (probably for the last supper). But the people of Samaria didin’t want to welcome Jesus (this is according to Luke’s account – Luke 9).
Being very upset with the Samaritan’s response, James and John suggested that Jesus would get even with those stubborn Samaritans.
Their suggestion was: