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Acts 1:1-7 (English Standard Version)

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The Promise of the Holy Spirit

1 In the first book, O 1Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began 2to do and teach, 2 until the day when 3he was taken up, after he 4had given commands 5through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 6He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. 4 And while stayinga with them 7he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, "you heard from me; 5 for 8John baptized with water, 9but you will be baptized 10withb the Holy Spirit not many days from now."

The Ascension

6 So when they had come together, they asked him, "Lord, 11will you at this time 12restore the kingdom to Israel?" 7 He said to them, 13"It is not for you to know 14times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority.
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