Is Emmaus religious?
Emmaus is a secular organisation, but communities around the world have kept the name because of its symbolism. The biblical story, found in the Gospel of Luke, describes how two men saw the resurrected Jesus on the road to the town of Emmaus, and so regained hope.
What does the road to Emmaus teach us?
Jesus will always bring us back to the TRUTH of the situation. When we invite Jesus to abide with us; in our homes, in our lives… He is going to REVEAL Himself to us. No matter how dark the day, no matter how terrible the situation, He will meet us on our road to Emmaus.
What does the name Cleopas mean?
The name Cleopas is a boy’s name meaning “glory to the father”. Sharing an etymology with Cleopatra, this masculine form of the name also has biblical ties. Cleopas was one of the men who encountered Jesus on the road to Emmaus following his resurrection.
How far is threescore furlongs in the Bible?
Threescore furlongs – Sixty furlongs, or about seven or eight miles.
Who said we have found the Messiah?
The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah” (that is, the Christ).