until the day He was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles He had chosen.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 28:19
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,
Meanwhile, the apostles gathered around Jesus and brought Him news of all they had done and taught.
And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
For the One whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God gives the Spirit without limit.
I am not speaking about all of you; I know whom I have chosen. But this is to fulfill the Scripture: 'The one who eats bread with Me has lifted up his heel against Me.'
Again Jesus said to them, "Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, so also I am sending you."
After He had said this, they watched as He was taken up, and a cloud hid Him from their sight.
"Men of Galilee," they said, "Why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen Him go into heaven."
beginning from John's baptism until the day Jesus was taken up from us. For one of these must become a witness with us of His resurrection."
not by all the people, but by the witnesses God had chosen beforehand, by us who ate and drank with Him after He rose from the dead.
And He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that He is the One appointed by God to judge the living and the dead.
Chapter Outline1. Christ, preparing his apostles to the beholding of his ascension, .
4. gathers them together unto the Mount of Olives,
6. commands them to expect in Jerusalem the sending down of the Holy Spirit,
9. and ascends into heaven in their sight
10. After his ascension they are warned by two angels to depart, and to set their minds upon his second coming.
12. They accordingly return, and, giving themselves to prayer,
23. choose Matthias apostle in the place of Judas.
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John 13:1, 3
1 Timothy 3:16
Hebrews 6:19, 20
1 Peter 3:22
Isaiah 11:2, 3
Isaiah 59:20, 21
Revelation 2:7, 11, 17, 29
Revelation 3:16, 13, 22
2 Peter 3:2
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