Acts 1:1-3 NIV

Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven

1 In my former book,1 Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach2

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2 until the day he was taken up to heaven,3 after giving instructions4 through the Holy Spirit to the apostles5 he had chosen.6

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3 After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them7 over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.8

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