My former narrative, Theophilus, dealt with all that Jesus did and taught as a beginning, down to the day on which,
after giving instruction through the Holy Spirit to the Apostles whom He had chosen, He was taken up to Heaven.
He had also, after He suffered, shown Himself alive to them with many sure proofs, appearing to them at intervals during forty days, and speaking of the Kingdom of God.
And while in their company He charged them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promised gift. "This you have heard of," He said, "from me.
For John indeed baptized with water, but before many days have passed you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit."
Once when they were with Him, they asked Him, "Master, is this the time at which you are about to restore the kingdom of Israel?"