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He is Always Around

Luke 24:32

They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?”
When you read this verse, you have to put it into context of what is going on here. From the perspective of the disciples here, all is lost. Jesus was just crucified, his core disciples had scattered, and the bulk of his followers have fallen away. With all that just happening, this story picks up. A few of his disciples are walking to Emmaus, a short seven mile walk (which takes about two hours depending how fast or slow you walk) from Jerusalem. On the way these disciples encountered who they thought was a stranger but it was really Jesus. For the remainder of the day these disciples had full conversations and discussions with Jesus about what just happened. But they did not realize that it was him the whole time. He taught them showed the what the deal was with the scriptures, they got all excited. Then it dawned, or it was revealed, that it w…