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Luke Chapter 24

Luke 24:1 Now on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.

Luke 24:2 Yet they found the stone rolled away from the tomb.

Luke 24:3 And they entered in, and didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus.

Luke 24:4 And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments:

Luke 24:5 as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the ground, they said to them, why seek you the living among the dead?

Luke 24:6 He is not here, but is risen: Remember how He spoke to You when He was yet in Galilee,

Luke 24:7 saying, the Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.

Luke 24:8 Then they remembered His words,

Luke 24:9 and returned from the tomb, and told all these things to the eleven, and to all the rest.

Luke 24:10 It was Mary Magdalene and Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, and other women who were with them, who told these things to the apostles.

Luke 24:11 But their words seemed to them as make believe, and they believed them not.

Luke 24:12 Then arose Peter, and ran to the tomb; and stooping down, he beheld the linen clothes laid by themselves, and departed, wondering in himself at that which had come to pass.

Luke 24:13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about seven miles.

Luke 24:14 So they talked together of all these things which had happened.

Luke 24:15 And it came to pass, that, while they conversed together and reasoned, Jesus Himself drew near, and went with them.

Luke 24:16 But their eyes were restrained, that they did not know Him.

Luke 24:17 And He said to them, what manner of discussion is this that you are exchanging, as you walk, and are sad?

Luke 24:18 Then one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answered and said to Him, are you only a stranger in Jerusalem, and have not known the things which have come to pass there in these days?

Luke 24:19 So He said to them, what things? And they said to Him, concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people:

Luke 24:20 and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered Him to be condemned to death, and have crucified Him.

Luke 24:21 But we trusted that it was He who was about to redeem Israel: and beside all this, today is the third day since these things happened.

Luke 24:22 Yes, and certain women also of our group made us amazed, which were at the tomb early this morning;

Luke 24:23 when they didn’t find His body, they came, and said, that they had also seen a vision of angels who said He was alive.

Luke 24:24 And certain of those who were with us went to the tomb, and found it even so as the women had said: but they didn’t see Him.

Luke 24:25 Then He said to them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:

Luke 24:26 ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into His glory?

Luke 24:27 Then beginning at Moses and all the prophets, He explained to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.

Luke 24:28 Then they drew close to the village, to where they went: and He made as though he would have gone further.

Luke 24:29 But they constrained Him, saying, Stay with us: for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And He went in to stay with them.

Luke 24:30 And it came to pass, as He sat to eat with them, He took bread, and blessed it, and broke, and gave to them.

Luke 24:31 Then their eyes were opened, and they knew Him; and He vanished out of their sight.

Luke 24:32 Then they said one to another, did not our hearts burn within us, while He talked with us by the way, and while He opened to us the Scriptures?

Luke 24:33 So they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them,

Luke 24:34 and said, the Lord is risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!

Luke 24:35 And they told what things were done on the way, and how He was known of them in breaking of bread.

Luke 24:36 Now as they so spoke, Jesus Himself stood in the midst of them, and said, peace to you.

Luke 24:37 But they were terrified and frightened, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.

Luke 24:38 And He said to them, why are you troubled? And why do doubts arise in your hearts?

Luke 24:39 Behold My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself: handle Me, and see; for a spirit has not flesh and bones, as you see I have.

Luke 24:40 When He had so spoken, He showed them His hands and His feet.

Luke 24:41 While they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, He said to them, have you any food here?

Luke 24:42 So they gave Him a piece of a broiled fish, and of a honeycomb.

Luke 24:43 And He took it, and did eat before them.

Luke 24:44 Then He said to them, these are the words which I spoke to you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the Law of Moses, and in the Prophets, and in the Psalms, concerning Me.

Luke 24:45 Then He opened their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures,

Luke 24:46 then said to them, thus it is written, and thus it was proper for Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:

Luke 24:47 so that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in His name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Luke 24:48 You are witnesses of these things.

Luke 24:49 Behold, I send the promise of My Father upon you: but stay in the city, until you are clothed with power from on high.

Luke 24:50 And He led them out as far as to Bethany, and He lifted up His hands, and blessed them.

Luke 24:51 And it came to pass, while He blessed them, He was parted from them, and ascended into the heavens.

Luke 24:52 Then they worshiped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:

Luke 24:53 and were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.