"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."
Cross ReferencesMatthew 16:27
For the Son of Man will come in His Father's glory with His angels, and then He will repay each one according to what he has done.
Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom."
After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
until the day He was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles He had chosen.
After He had said this, they watched as He was taken up, and a cloud hid Him from their sight.
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."
In wonder and amazement, they asked, "Are not all these men who are speaking Galileans?
Heaven must take Him in until the time comes for the restoration of all things, which God announced long ago through His holy prophets.
and for many days He appeared to those who had accompanied Him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now His witnesses to our people.
so also Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many; and He will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly await Him.
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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