While they were telling these things, He Himself stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be to you." (Luke 24:36)

But they were startled and frightened and thought that they were seeing a spirit. (Luke 24:37)

And He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? (Luke 24:38)

"See My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself; touch Me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have." (Luke 24:39)

And when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His feet. (Luke 24:40)

While they still could not believe it because of their joy and amazement, He said to them, "Have you anything here to eat?" (Luke 24:41)

They gave Him a piece of a broiled fish; (Luke 24:42)

and He took it and ate it before them. (Luke 24:43)

Now He said to them, "These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled." (Luke 24:44)

Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, (Luke 24:45)

and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day, (Luke 24:46)

and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem. (Luke 24:47)

"You are witnesses of these things. (Luke 24:48)

"And behold, I am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you; but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high." (Luke 24:49)


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