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The Long Walk Luke 24:13-35

The Long Walk

Discipleship is a journey of discovery.

At a Glance

A former British army captain completes a perilous 4,200-mile walk across the length of the Amazon River. It takes him two years, and, en route, he manages to avoid deadly snakes, hostile villagers and nasty crocs. It was a long walk, and this Homiletics piece suggests that the discipleship journey in many ways isn't much different. Based on the "Emmaus Walk" text in Luke, this treatment emphasizes the importance of having a companion on the journey.

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