Ascension of Christ, The

Ascension of Christ, The

The risen Jesus’s departure into heaven after his final appearance to his disciples. It is described only in (Luke 24:50-51 and Acts 1:2-11), although there may be allusions to it elsewhere in the NT (John 6:62; John 20:17; Eph 4:8-10).

Luke 24:50-51

The Ascension of Jesus
50Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and, lifting up his hands, he blessed them.51While he was blessing them, he withdrew from them ... View more

Acts 1:2-11

2until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.3After his suffering he pres ... View more

John 6:62

62Then what if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to where he was before?

John 20:17

17Jesus said to her, “Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father a ... View more

Eph 4:8-10

8Therefore it is said,
“When he ascended on high he made captivity itself a captive;
he gave gifts to his people.”9(When it says, “He ascended,” what does it me ... View more

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