644 Even when faced with the reality of the risen Jesus the disciples are still doubtful, so impossible did the thing seem: they thought they were seeing a ghost. “In their joy they were still disbelieving and still wondering.” Thomas will also experience the test of doubt and St. Matthew relates that during the risen Lord’s last appearance in Galilee “some doubted.” Therefore the hypothesis that the Resurrection was produced by the apostles’ faith (or credulity) will not hold up. On the contrary their faith in the Resurrection was born, under the action of divine grace, from their direct experience of the reality of the risen Jesus.
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  1. prayer : help to get back my dignity and respect. to be hopeful in every challenge im embarking on in my life. get back all the good things with spirit and soul that is lost. give me courage and determination in my endevours. im lost and need to get back to the right path. praying also for my fellow men so tht they can be blessed and save from all evils. help me JEsus. amen !

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