By Scott Brown
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Waverly
Focal Passage: Luke 24:36-49
After amazing the two men on the Emmaus walk, He appears among the disciples once more. Even while the two men are telling about their amazing encounter with the risen Savior, Jesus Himself stands among them. This brings to my mind Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three are gathered in My Name, there I am in the midst of them.”
Jesus stands in the midst of the disciples as they celebrate together the story of the Emmaus encounter. He exclaims, “Peace to you!” Quite the opposite happens, they are terrified.
They are too frightened to believe the truth they had all already seen, Jesus is risen! They are convinced this must be some spirit. Jesus proves to them His physical resurrection by showing them the marks on His hands and feet. [Read more…]