When Jesus rose from the dead, Thomas got a 5 minute show and tell. By contrast, the 2 men on the road to Emmaus received a 3 hour dissertation. Why the difference? Perhaps Jesus spent more time with these hopeless men, to show us how to have a living Hope in a hopeless world.
In a world that is dominated by those who defy, avoid and simply fear death, David simply says “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil.” Why was it that David could be so confident?