Acts 1:1

Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven

1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach

Acts 1:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,
ESV
1 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach,
NLT
1 In my first book I told you, Theophilus, about everything Jesus began to do and teach
MSG
1 Dear Theophilus, in the first volume of this book I wrote on everything that Jesus began to do and teach
CSB
1 I wrote the first narrative, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach

Acts 1:1 In-Context

1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach
2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.
3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.
4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.
5 For John baptized withwater, but in a few days you will be baptized withthe Holy Spirit.”

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