Eleven Disciples

“On the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” And He showed them his hands and His side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw Jesus.  Again He said to them, “Peace be with you; as the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” And He breathed on them and told them to receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20: 19-22 Though the disciples probably marveled that Jesus came through closed doors to enter the room, Scripture tells us they were glad …

Thomas

John 20: 24-28  “Now Thomas, one of the Twelve was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, they had seen the Lord.  But he said to them, “Unless I see in His hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger in His side, I will not believe.”  Eight days later, His disciples were in a room and Thomas was with them. And though the doors were locked, Jesus came, stood among them, and said, “Peace be with you!’ Then Jesus said to Thomas, ” Put your finger here, and see my hands, and place it in my side. Do not doubt, but believe.” Thomas responded, …

Two on the Way to Emmaus

Luke 24: 13-19 “That day two men were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles fromJerusalem. And they were discussing all that had happened, and while they talked,Jesus drew near and walked with them, but their eyes kept them from recognizing Him. When Jesus asked about their conversation, the man named Cleopas answered Him, ” Are you the only visitor in Jerusalem who does not know about the things which have occurred during the past few days? Jesus said, “What things?” Then they tried to explain all the latest events, and the day was almost over; so they invited Jesus to remain with them. After their …