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.
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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      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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      7 He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.
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