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Scripture Walk

today's reading.
Luke 24:13-35   That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem...

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Shortly after Jesus' resurrection, Jesus joins two men (who were disciples of Jesus) walking home to Emmaus. The men are discussing all the events and happenings surrounding Jesus' death, but they don't recognize Jesus ("But their eyes were kept from recognizing him" verse 16) when He engages them in conversation. Next thing you know, Jesus is teaching them from the Scriptures. Verse 27 tells us "he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself." Now this verse stands out to me because Jesus could have simply told these two men, look, here I am, I am Jesus, I died for your sin on the cross and now I'm risen. But He didn't. Instead, He turns to Scripture and explains it to them. And what was the response? Look at verse 32. "Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?" 

So what does this passage convey to us about the importance of Scripture? How important is God's Word to your daily life? Tami

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