Robert Griffith | 18 December 2023
Robert Griffith
18 December 2023

 

Luke 24:27  “And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.”

The two disciples on the road to Emmaus certainly had an unexpectedly rewarding journey! Their companion and teacher was the best of tutors. His interpretation was better than all others, and in His thoughts hide all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

The Lord Jesus humbled Himself to become a preacher of the gospel, and He was not ashamed to preach before an audience of two. Today, He’s still willing and able to do the same, and won’t refuse to become the teacher of even a single individual!

This unrivalled tutor used as His textbook the absolute best of all books. Although able to reveal fresh truth, He preferred to explain the old truths. He knew the most instructive way of teaching, and by starting with Moses and the prophets, He showed us that the surest road to wisdom is not speculation, reasoning, or reading human books, but meditation on the Word of God.

The way to be spiritually rich in heavenly knowledge is to dig in this mine of diamonds. When Jesus wanted to enrich others, He mined the quarry of Holy Scripture.

The pair on the Emmaus road were led to consider the best of subjects, for Jesus spoke of Jesus, and “explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.” The diamond cut the diamond, and what could be more admirable? The Master of the House unlocked His own doors and led his guests to His favourite table.

Our Lord spoke naturally about the sweetest of topics, and He could find none sweeter than His own divine identity and work.

We should always take the time to search the Scriptures, for there we will find the Lord Jesus, Who is at the same time both our teacher and our lesson!