He said to them, "This is what I told you while I was still with you:1 Everything must be fulfilled2 that is written about me in the Law of Moses,3 the Prophets4 and the Psalms."5
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Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
He told them, "This is what is written: The Christ will suffer6 and rise from the dead on the third day,7
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and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name8 to all nations,9 beginning at Jerusalem.10
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You are witnesses11 of these things.
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I am going to send you what my Father has promised;12 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,13 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.14
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Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
And they stayed continually at the temple,15 praising God.
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