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Acts 1:1-6 NIV

Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven

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

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2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.

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

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4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.

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5 For John baptized withawater, but in a few days you will be baptized withbthe Holy Spirit.”

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    • a 1:5 - Or "in"
    • b 1:5 - Or "in"
      6 Then they gathered around him and asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?”

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      • a 1:5 - Or "in"
      • b 1:5 - Or "in"
      • c 1:12 - That is, about 5/8 mile or about 1 kilometer
      • d 1:16 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 6:3; 11:29; 12:17; 16:40; 18:18, 27; 21:7, 17; 28:14, 15.
      • e 1:20 - Psalm 69:25
      • f 1:20 - Psalm 109:8