What Things?


Luke 24:18-19

Cleopas on the Emmaus Road is astonished that anyone coming from the direction of Jerusalem should be in ignorance of the trial and death of Jesus, with the defeat of His cause. Almost petulantly he answers the inquiry about the cause of his sadness. “Don’t you know the things that have happened?”

The question is like the despairing gesture of a defeated, disillusioned and hopeless man. All was lost. Their leader was fallen. Their hopes had gone with him into the grave. How can anyone come from the scene of such tragic events and yet know so little of their grief and disappointment? But the third traveler who had joined them did nothing to allay the incredulity of the other two, when He quietly countered, “What things?” (Luke 24:19).

Yet He was in fact the principal sufferer, the cause and the center of “the things which had come…

View original post 285 more words

Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s