The former treatise have I made , O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach ,
Until the day in which he was taken up , after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen :
To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.
For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.
When they therefore were come together , they asked of him, saying , Lord , wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?