The Road to Emmaus      

By Rev. Junchol Lee

Lelio Orsi's painting, Camino de Emaús, is in the National Gallery in London, England.

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Many people know and remember Jesus's resurrection and what preceded it quite well. But what about what practically and realistically happened after that? At the end of Luke's gospel, Luke 24:13-32, there is a story about two disciples walking to the village of Emmaus. They had heard of the resurrection of Jesus, but it is apparent that they did not take the story seriously. Yet Jesus appeared to them and explained the truth of the Word! In a way, this can be a story of our lives...