Acts 1:6-11

Then they gathered around him and asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?”

He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

After he said this, he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.

10 They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them. 11 “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.”

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One response to “Acts 1:6-11

  1. Until the end, the looked at Jesus as an earthly king and waited for Him to establish the kingdom that would overthrow the Romans and restore them to power. I am no less guilty of being tied to this world and ignoring the kingdom.

    Christ tells of the authority of the Father and how He sets dates and plans events. We are to trust, wait on Him, and be empowered to do His purposes while we wait here on earth.

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