Luke 24

upon the first

For order of events at the resurrection, (See Scofield "Matthew 28:1") .

Son of man (See Scofield "Matthew 8:20") , See Scofield "Romans 3:23".

And, behold

For order of our Lord's appearances after His resurrection, (See Scofield "Matthew 28:9")

trusted (See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

redeemed (See Scofield "Romans 3:24") .

angels (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .


(See Scofield "Mark 16:14") .


See Summary, (See Scofield "Psalms 118:29") .


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

upon you

See note, (See Scofield "Acts 2:4")

as far as

until they were opposite Bethany.

while he blessed them

The attitude of our Lord here characterizes this age. It is one of grace; an ascended Lord is blessing a believing people with spiritual blessings. The Jewish age was marked by temporal blessings as the reward of an obedient people. Deuteronomy 28:1-15.

In the kingdom-age spiritual and temporal blessings unite.


The Scriptures distinguish three heavens: first, the lower heavens, or the region of the clouds; secondly, the second or planetary heavens; and, thirdly, the heaven of heavens, the abode of God.
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