Luke 24:44-53

44 He said to them, “This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms.”
45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
46 He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,
47 and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
48 You are witnesses of these things.
49 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.”

The Ascension of Jesus

50 When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
51 While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.
52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.

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Luke 24:44-53 In-Context

42 They gave him a piece of broiled fish,
43 and he took it and ate it in their presence.
44 He said to them, “This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms.”
45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
46 He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,
47 and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
48 You are witnesses of these things.
49 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.”
50 When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
51 While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.
52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.

Cross References 15

  • 1. Luke 9:45; Luke 18:34
  • 2. S Matthew 1:22; Matthew 16:21; Luke 9:22,44; Luke 18:31-33; Luke 22:37
  • 3. S ver 27
  • 4. S ver 27
  • 5. Psalms 2; Psalms 16; Psalms 22; Psalms 69; Psalms 72; Psalms 110; Psalms 118
  • 6. S Matthew 16:21
  • 7. S Matthew 16:21
  • 8. Acts 5:31; Acts 10:43; Acts 13:38
  • 9. Matthew 28:19; Mark 13:10
  • 10. Isaiah 2:3
  • 11. S John 15:27; Acts 1:8; Acts 2:32; Acts 4:20; Acts 5:32; Acts 13:31; 1 Peter 5:1
  • 12. S John 14:16; Acts 1:4
  • 13. S Matthew 21:17
  • 14. 2 Kings 2:11
  • 15. S Acts 2:46