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Amazing Encounter Part 3



Sunday April 22nd Amazing Encounter Sermon Series

 Luke 24:13-35


Pastor Darren Smith

United Christian Church

2851 Sevier Road

Marietta – NY 13110





Today’s Reading’s Bulletin : 1 John 4:4, Psalm 95:6, Psalm 29



You are of God, little children, and have overcome them,

because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

1 John 4:4 (NKJV) - Front Cover


How great is our God we need; and how much greater is our God than our greatest need!




Inside Cover                                                                                                  Psalm 95:6 (NKJV)


Oh come, let us worship and bow down;
Let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.




Call to Worship                                                                                             Psalm 29 (NKJV)

Praise to God in His Holiness and Majesty

A Psalm of David.

29 Give unto the Lord, O you mighty ones,
Give unto the Lord glory and strength.
Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name;
Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.



Message : Pastor Darren Smith


Luke 24:13-35 (NIV & NKJV) (click for complete passage) 


An amazing encounter: The written Word and the Risen Christ – Luke 24


The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is not a legend:

the Christ has come and risen as promised. Knowing this Jesus will transform your life.


-------------------------------------------------   Todays Reading   --------------------------------------------------

On the Road to Emmaus

17 He asked them, “What are you discussing together as you walk along?”

They stood still, their faces downcast. 18 One of them, named Cleopas, asked him, “Are you the only one visiting Jerusalem who does not know the things that have happened there in these days?”

19 “What things?” he asked.

25 He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! 26 Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?” 27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.


30 When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight. 32 They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?”


  1. A Difficult Road (4/8/18) – Sermon on Church Web Site

            [-] the immediate context

            [-] the unknown companion

            [-] the discouraging content

            [-] the incomplete confession

            [-] the necessary confession



  1. The Gospel of the Glorious Suffering Christ (4/15/18)

            [-] the teaching of the Promised Christ

            [-] Thoughts has you listen to Pastor’s Sermon


Today’s Sermon Notes – Amazing Encounter

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is not a legend: the Christ has come and risen as promised. Knowing this Jesus will transform your life.


C: The unveiling of the Transformed Christ


            [-] The Hospitable Invitation (28-30 in Luke)


            [-] The Intimate Revelation (30-32)


            [-] The Resulting Transformation (33-35)




            [-] Certainty of Jesus – Promised Messiah


            [-] Witnesses to Jesus Resurrection


            [-] Old Testament Prophecy – Jesus the Messiah


            [-] Messiah (Christ, Savior)


            [-] Jesus wants a relationship with each one of us




            [-] How is your relationship to Jesus and your Salvation


            [-] How is our Hospitality with Christ



Emmaus (Greek: Ἐμμαούς, Emmaous Latin: Emmaus; Hebrew: אמאוס; Arabic: عمواس‎, ʻImwas) is a town mentioned in the Gospel of Luke from the New Testament. Luke reports that Jesus appeared, after his death and resurrection, before two of his disciples while they were walking on the road to Emmaus.

[-] the exclamation of the Risen Christ





O Come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our maker.

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