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Luke 24:44-49 Finally They Understand

Jesus provided the key to understanding

Jesus has just appeared in the locked room where His disciples were discussing their personal visitations with Him after His resurrection. He startled them with His appearance. He had to reassure them He was in fact real by presenting His hands and feet for inspection and eating in their presence. I LOVE how He left no room for doubt. Now He is ready to fully explain all the things that the disciples have missed over the last three and a half years.

Like He did with Cleopas and his fellow traveler, Jesus explains to the rest of His disciples the meaning of all that was written about Him “in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms” (verse 44). He explains why He had to suffer and die and why He rose again. This time though was different. No longer would His disciples hear but not perceive or see but not understand. Why was that? Because the plan was no longer hidden from them. Jesus opened their minds to understand the scriptures. Read more »