Crusaders want to have their cake and eat it too. From theological point of view, the crusaders were defeated by swords for having unsheathed the swords. Saladin was giving the crusaders a taste of their own medicine. Jesus just gives three options: being martyred, or fleeing away from town to town, or staying behind mammon they befriend with.
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