Some Women Among Us Amazed Us

22 12 2007

 Luke 24:22-23:

“But also some women among us amazed us. When they were at the tomb early in the morning, and did not find His body, they came, saying that they had also seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive.”

As you read the flow of the of the account, it is the testimony of the Lord’s resurrection that was amazing to Cleopas and his friend. The risen Christ supplies His own commentary on their amazement; ”

Luke 24:25-26

And He said to them, “O foolish men and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken! “Was it not necessary for the Christ to suffer these things and to enter into His glory?”

Being amazed by the resurrection is OK, so long as it is not founded in unbelief. Our great need is to be made partakers of our risen Lord’s power to open our eyes so that we can understand the bible!

Luke 24:45

Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,

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