The Road to Emmaus, part 2

28As they came near the village to which they were going, he walked ahead as if he were going on. 29But they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, because it is almost evening and the day is now nearly over.” So he went in to stay with them. 30When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. 31Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him; and he vanished from their sight. 32They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?” 33That same hour they got up and returned to Jerusalem; and they found the eleven and their companions gathered together. 34They were saying, “The Lord has risen indeed, and he has appeared to Simon!” 35Then they told what had happened on the road, and how he had been made known to them in the breaking of the bread. (Luke 24:28-35, NRSV)

Jesus sat at the table and took bread blessed it and broke it and their eyes were opened. They knew that their hearts burned within them as they listened to him open the scriptures and tell them all about how the Messiah was in and through the Hebrew Scriptures and how he was going to die.

When we see with our own eyes we see what we want and we miss the signs that are right in front of us. But when we see with the eyes of God we see what God sees and the colors are more vibrant and the truth is always there.

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