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Teaching The Teacher
AUTHOR: Higginbotham, Steve
PUBLISHED ON: May 20, 2004
DOC SOURCE: http://www.glasgow-coc.org
PUBLISHED IN: Sermon Outlines
TAGS: Jesus

Teaching The Teacher
(Luke 24:13-24)

Introduction:

1. If given the opportunity, what would you say about Jesus to a stranger?
2. This happened in Luke 24…not only did it happen, but the stranger justhappened to be Jesus himself.
3. Let us examine several facts about this sermon.

I. Facts About Cleopas And His Companion

A. They Thought Jesus Was A Stranger.
    1. (Luke 24:18)
    2. How long could someone live in Glasgow without knowing about Jesus?
B. They Were Sad.
    1. (Luke 24:17)
    2. Can we still be touched by the death of Christ or is it “old news?”
C. They Walked And Preached.
    1. (Luke 24:13-14)
    2. We can preach almost anywhere, and should.

II. What Cleopas And His Companion Preached To Jesus

A. Things Concerning Jesus Of Nazareth.
    1. (Luke 24:19).
    2. (John 1:46) Can anything good come from Nazareth?
    3. (Hebrews 8:12).
B. Jesus The Prophet.
    1. (Luke 24:19).
    2. (Deuteronomy 18:15; Acts 3:22-23).
    3. (Hebrews 1:1-2).
C. Mighty In Deed.
    1. (John 20:30-31).
    2. Compare that with what you commonly see today.
D. Mighty In Word.
    1. (Luke 24:19).
    2. (John 7:45-46).
E. Chief Priests And Rulers Killed Jesus.
    1. Being religious proves little – religious men killed Jesus.
    2. (Matthew 15:8-9).
F. Preached His Crucifixion.
    1. The cross is the very heart of the gospel (1 Corinthians 2:2).

Conclusion:

1. What Cleopas and his companion preached must also be preached today.
2. If you were on the road to Emmaus, what would you have said?
3. About fifty days later, on the day of Pentecost, these same facts were preaching and were accompanied with the plan of salvation (Acts 2:36-38).

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