Luke 24

Chapter 24

24:1  Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.

upon the first

For order of events at the resurrection, (See Scofield "Matthew 28:1") .

24:7  Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.

Son of man (See Scofield "Matthew 8:20") , See Scofield " Romans 3:23 ".

24:13  And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs.

And, behold

For order of our Lord's appearances after His resurrection, (See Scofield "Matthew 28:9")

24:21  But we trusted that it had been he which should have redeemed Israel: and beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done.

trusted (See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

redeemed (See Scofield "Romans 3:24") .

24:23  And when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive.

angels (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

24:33  And they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them,

eleven

(See Scofield "Mark 16:14") .

24:44  And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.

psalms

See Summary, (See Scofield "Psalms 118:29") .

24:47  And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

sins

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

24:49  And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.

upon you

See note, (See Scofield "Acts 2:4")

24:50  And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.

as far as

until they were opposite Bethany.

24:51  And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

while he blessed them

The attitude of our Lord here characterizes this age. It is one of grace; an ascended Lord is blessing a believing people with spiritual blessings. The Jewish age was marked by temporal blessings as the reward of an obedient people. Deuteronomy 28:1-15 .

In the kingdom-age spiritual and temporal blessings unite.

heaven

The Scriptures distinguish three heavens: first, the lower heavens, or the region of the clouds; secondly, the second or planetary heavens; and, thirdly, the heaven of heavens, the abode of God.

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