Luke 24:36-48 depicts one of Jesus’s appearances to his disciples after his resurrection. In this
passage, Jesus assures his disciples of his physical presence by showing them his hands and
feet and eating with them. He opens their minds to understand the Scriptures, emphasizing how
his suffering, death, and resurrection were foretold. Jesus commissions his followers to proclaim
repentance and forgiveness of sins to all nations, beginning in Jerusalem. This passage
underscores the continuity between Jesus’s earthly ministry and the mission of the Church,
highlighting the significance of his resurrection as the cornerstone of Christian faith. It serves as
a call to witness, reminding believers of their role in sharing the good news of salvation with the

In light of the resurrection see you this Sunday ~ Pastor James