Acts Devotional Commentary [Acts 1:6-11] The Ascension

The Ascension

The Ascension Acts 1:6-11 6 So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” 7 He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 24:50-53] January 18, 2018

The Ascension of Christ, byPietro Perugino, 1510

The Ascension 50 And he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. 51 While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven. 52 And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,53 and were continually in the temple blessing God. Observations and Reflections Two interesting things happened once Jesus ascended into heaven. First, the … Read more