Give Us Hearts that Burn O Lord

William Cowper says in one of his letters that he once was friends with a man of fine taste who confessed to him that although he could not subscribe to the truth of Christianity, he could never read this passage in Luke's Gospel (the Emmaus Walk - Luke 24) without being deeply affected by it, … Continue reading Give Us Hearts that Burn O Lord

Luke 24, The Walk to Emmaus, & William Cowper’s Poem “Conversation”

William Cowper, one the the greatest of the English poets, says in one of his letters that he once was friends with a man of fine taste who confessed to him that although he could not subscribe to the truth of Christianity, he could never read Luke 24:13-35 without being deeply affected by it, and … Continue reading Luke 24, The Walk to Emmaus, & William Cowper’s Poem “Conversation”

Sad Hearts Sing – The Walk to Emmaus

Prayer:  O God, open the eyes of our hearts to see You  for who you are today – the risen Savior who conquers all of our enemies.  Renovate our unbelieving hearts so that they burn with devotion and love for our risen Savior and Lord. I don't know about you, but  I still get chills … Continue reading Sad Hearts Sing – The Walk to Emmaus

Confession of Sin – The Emmaus Walk

This prayer of confession of sin is based upon Luke 24 which chronicles the Emmaus walk. O Almighty God, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, we are unworthy of Your redeeming grace. We have not believed Your promises, nor trusted in You, our living Lord. Through worldliness of spirit, we have not … Continue reading Confession of Sin – The Emmaus Walk

Treasuring the Risen Christ Who Draws Near

Click below for a devotional guide for Luke 24:13-35 Treasuring the Risen Christ Who Draws Near God’s Word details thirteen post-resurrection appearances of Jesus to His followers. This devotional guide examines one of the more famous ones and my personal favorite. It is found in the Gospel of Luke, chapter 24:13-35. Rembrandt painted it four … Continue reading Treasuring the Risen Christ Who Draws Near