Prior to Pentecost, our Lord appeared to a few even before Peter upon whom He would establish His church. I strongly feel a word ringing from Scripture here, a warning bell, ringing a truth that I have not heard before:

We should not take for granted, knowing, seeing and hearing Jesus.

On the road to Emmaus (pictured), amazingly the two disciples were kept from recognising Him (Luke 24:16)! Why do you think that was? Was it because the crucifixion had disfigured Jesus to the point beyond recognition? Perhaps he was a heavenly being therefore was not altogether 'human'. I believe neither of these explanations fit here. I believe it was the expectation of the two men, or rather the