Forty days after Easter is Jesus' Ascension. Then 10 days more it is Pentecost. What did Jesus do these 40 days?
It is almost like being sarcastic because you know that opposite will happen.
Divine Mercy Sunday 2nd Sunday of Easter
They were still locked in their own fear, not being able to see past what they want to see.
Pray and watch, so that you may not fall into temptation.
There are certain things that just work together like, peanut butter and jelly, pencil and an eraser, husband and wife, so too does fasting and prayer. One without the other is just not the same and not effective.
The Apostles knew their Jewish prayers and scripture, yet they were fascinated when they saw Jesus pray. They saw something very attractive, but they were not quite sure what.