Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,
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and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
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You are witnesses of these things.
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I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.”
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When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
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While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.
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Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.
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