Risen Jesus! You Want Proof?
When Jesus took His last breath, His Spirit left His flesh.
Simultaneously, the veil in Most Holy Place of the Temple split in two. 1,122 more words
Acts 1:1-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
1 The first account I [a]composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had [b]by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. 1,330 more words
Luke 24 50-52
50 Then Jesus led them to Bethany, and lifting his hands to heaven, he blessed them. 51 While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven. 1,533 more words
This coming Sunday is particularly unusual for me – I am not preaching! I have therefore looked back for topical post from the past:
Ascension – Six Impossible Things before Breakfast… 818 more words
Forty days after the resurrection comes the ascension of Jesus. He was “declared Son of God” through his resurrection (Acts 13:33; Romans 1:4) and now he returned to God’s throne, having completed his work in atoning for our sins and giving his life to serve us (Mark 10:45). 233 more words
audio homily here: https://vhoagland.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/ascension.m4a
In a Barnes and Noble Bookstore awhile ago, in the religion section, I noticed a good number of books on heaven. Most of these, as far as I could judge, are accounts of people who say they’ve been there or just about, and are reporting on their experience. 559 more words