And here, with our Holy Communion, we see the power of fulfillment! There they were, locking themselves in that room for fear of the crowds, and suddenly he appears with what had to be a very sudden “Shalom!”. Well, they were happe to see him, and they had ample proof of what he had accomplished. And then, he gives them some authority and responsibility.
Look and see! It really happened! And it’s there for each and every one of us, too!