But He answered and said to them, "An evil and adulterous generation craves for a sign; and yet no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah the prophet; Yes, I am very much aware of that bit of scripture. What makes you think that it has anything to do with the subject at hand? He was speaking to the generation standing in front of Him. Do not assume that every statement made by Jesus has an eternal scope. Jesus wept. Is He still crying? He also performed miracles after saying that, were they not wondrous?