Cross Plains United Methodist
The Road from Easter
April 11, 2021

The Road from Easter

April 11, 2021   /   Steve Boutell   /   Cross Plains United Methodist

#1: They found comfort in  

As they walked along they were talking about everything that had happened. Luke 24:14 

He asked them, “What are you discussing so intently as you walk along?” Luke 24:17

#2 – They found reassurance in the

Then Jesus took them through the writings of Moses and all the prophets, explaining from all the Scriptures the things concerning himself. Luke 24:27

Wasn’t it clearly predicted that the Messiah would have to suffer all these things before entering his glory?”  Luke 24:26

They said to each other, “Didn’t our hearts burn within us as he talked with us on the road and explained the Scriptures to us?”    Luke 24:32

#3 They found fellowship when they the stranger in.

By this time they were nearing Emmaus and the end of their journey. Jesus acted as if he were going on, but they begged him, “Stay the night with us, since it is getting late.” So he went home with them.   Luke 24:28-29

Don’t forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it!  Hebrews 13:2

#4: They found

As they sat down to eat, he took the bread and blessed it. Then he broke it and gave it to them.    Luke 24:30

Suddenly, their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. And at that moment he disappeared!     Luke 24:31

And within the hour they were on their way back to Jerusalem. There they found the eleven disciples and the others who had gathered with them,  who said, “The Lord has really risen! He appeared to Peter.” Luke 24:33-34

Then the two from Emmaus told their story of how Jesus had appeared to them as they were walking along the road, and how they had recognized him as he was breaking the bread. Luke 24:35 (NLT)

And just as they were telling about it, Jesus himself was suddenly standing there among them. “Peace be with you,” he said.  Luke 24:35 (NLT)

GLORY SIGHTING – Where have you seen God?

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