He stepped into their conversation, and greeted them “Peace be with you.”
Assuming him an apparition, they didn’t feel the peace come through.
“Fear not and calm the doubt within you. Come, touch and see that I am real.
Since sight and touch can be deceiving, give me a portion of your meal.”
“Hear once again some things I told you: the law and prophets are fulfilled.
What’s written was for your instruction. I’ve risen after I was killed.”
“So, tell the news of sins’ forgiveness, beginning from Jerusalem.
But wait until you get the power, and go out to the wor-ld then.
Image: Fresco from the great Cloister of Santa Maria Novella in Florence.
Source: Luke 24:36-49
Text: David Alexander, 2022, CC BY-SA NC 4.0
Tune: Les Commandemens de Dieu, Public Domain
Audio:www.smallchurchmusic.com Used by Permission