As they came near the village to which they were going, Jesus acted as if he were going farther;
but they held him back, saying, "Stay with us; the day is almost over and it is getting dark." So he went in to stay with them.
He sat down to eat with them, took the bread, and said the blessing; then he broke the bread and gave it to them.
Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, but he disappeared from their sight.
They said to each other, "Wasn't it like a fire burning in us when he talked to us on the road and explained the Scriptures to us?"
They got up at once and went back to Jerusalem, where they found the eleven disciples gathered together with the others
and saying, "The Lord is risen indeed! He has appeared to Simon!"
The two then explained to them what had happened on the road, and how they had recognized the Lord when he broke the bread.
While the two were telling them this, suddenly the Lord himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."
They were terrified, thinking that they were seeing a ghost.
But he said to them, "Why are you alarmed? Why are these doubts coming up in your minds?