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What is the main message of the road to Emmaus?

What is the main message of the road to Emmaus?

During the journey to Emmaus, according to Alfred McBride, Jesus patiently guided the two disciples “from hopelessness to celebration” and also intended to nourish the two disciples’ faith to such an extent that they can see “his real presence in the breaking of the bread”.

What is the significance of Emmaus?

Emmaus is mentioned in the Gospel of Luke as the village where Jesus appeared to his disciples after his crucifixion and resurrection.

Why did Jesus chastise the disciples on the road to Emmaus?

Why did jesus chastise the disciples on the road to emmaus? for not knowing/paying attention to the scriptures, which foretold all that happened to him. Define blasphemy: any word or act that expresses contempt for god; in jesus’ case it was his claim to be God (god’s son).

What do the two from Emmaus tell the others?

They tell about the resurrection, setting the story in time and place — “early in the morning”, “two days since it all happened”, “at the tomb”. They describe the resurrection as material — not ethereal. The women from their group, they say, witnessed the empty tomb and returned to tell the other disciples.

How many times did Jesus appear after his resurrection?

Matthew has two post-resurrection appearances, the first to Mary Magdalene and “the other Mary” at the tomb, and the second, based on Mark 16:7, to all the disciples on a mountain in Galilee, where Jesus claims authority over heaven and Earth and commissions the disciples to preach the gospel to the whole world.

How long did the disciples walk with Jesus?

Jesus’ disciples spent three years following Him. They heard Him teach about God’s Kingdom and witnessed Him perform many miracles. When they saw the Son of God nailed to a cross and die, they may have experienced feelings of abandonment.

Where or what is Emmaus?

In Luke 24:13-35 Emmaus is described as being about 7 miles from Jerusalem. This corresponds with the distance between Kiriath-Jearim, Abu Ghosh and Jerusalem. Emmaus is also described in ancient histories as being a fortified town west of Jerusalem. The Kiriath-Jearim site is west of Jerusalem.

What were the disciples discussing along the way to Emmaus?

In the fourth resurrection appearance on Easter Sunday, the story of the Road to Emmaus, (Luke 24:13–32), two disciples of Jesus are leaving Jerusalem to go home to Emmaus after having travelled there for Passover. Along the way, they are discussing the passion and death of Jesus.

When was the road to Emmaus sermon preached?

AM sermon preached at Central Christian Church March 23, 2008 EASTER Jesus at the “Cross”roads sermon series The Road To Emmaus [START SERMON SLIDES AS I’M MAKING MY WAY TO THE STAGE…THEY’LL ADVANCE AUTOMATICALLY TO THE 4TH SLIDE—A BLANK ONE] So did you …read more

Why did the people of Emmaus not believe in Jesus?

While the two on the road to Emmaus had heard the possibility of Jesus being raised from the dead, they simply did not believe it. It was just too good to be true. Jesus rebuked them in verses 25-26. These people did not lack for evidence, they lacked for hope. We simply don’t believe that Jesus will show up in our lives.

How is the journey to Emmaus a spiritual journey?

The journey to Emmaus is both a literal and a spiritual journey. On one hand it recounts the story of two disciples who, after the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord, walk seven miles from Jerusalem to their village of Emmaus. On the other hand, it outlines for us the journey that we all take from not recognizing Jesus,

Who was almost killed in the road to Emmaus?

Moses was almost killed by an evil king at his birth and so was Jesus. The whole sacrificial system of sheep and cows points to the need for a lasting sacrifice. Samson gave his life to rescue his people and so did Jesus. King David, a good but imperfect king, prefigures Jesus, the perfect king.