The Ascention

The Ascension
Luke 24: 50-53
50 and he lead them as far out as Bethany, and he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
51 And it became about that while he was blessing them he parted from them.
52 And they returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53and were continually in the temple praising God.
Acts 1:1-10
1 The first account I composed Theophilus about all that Jesus began to do and teach.
2 until the day he was taken up after he had by the Holy Spirit has given orders to the apostles whom he had chosen.
3 to these he also presented himself alive after his suffering by many convincing proofs appearing to them over a course of forty days and speaking of the things that concerning the kingdom of God.
4 and gathering them together he commanded them not to leave Jerusalem but to wait what father had promised which he said you heard from me
5 for John baptized with water you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now
6 and so when they came to gather they were asking him saying Lord is it at this time you are restoring the kingdom of Israel.
7 he said to them it’s not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by his own authority.
8 but you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you and you shall be my witnesses both Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria and even the remotest part of the Earth.
9 And after he had said these things he was lifted up while they were looking on and a cloud received him out of their sight.
10 And as they were gazing into the sky while he was departing behold two men in white clothing stood beside them.

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