After he said this, he was taken up(A) before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.

10 They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white(B) stood beside them. 11 “Men of Galilee,”(C) they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back(D) in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.”

Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas

12 Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem(E) from the hill called the Mount of Olives,(F) a Sabbath day’s walk[a] from the city.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 1:12 That is, about 5/8 mile or about 1 kilometer

33 Who will bring any charge(A) against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. 34 Who then is the one who condemns?(B) No one. Christ Jesus who died(C)—more than that, who was raised to life(D)—is at the right hand of God(E) and is also interceding for us.(F) 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?(G) Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?(H)

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In the same way, Christ did not take on himself the glory(A) of becoming a high priest.(B) But God said(C) to him,

“You are my Son;
    today I have become your Father.”[a](D)

And he says in another place,

“You are a priest forever,
    in the order of Melchizedek.(E)[b](F)

During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions(G) with fervent cries and tears(H) to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard(I) because of his reverent submission.(J) Son(K) though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered(L) and, once made perfect,(M) he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him 10 and was designated by God to be high priest(N) in the order of Melchizedek.(O)

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 5:5 Psalm 2:7
  2. Hebrews 5:6 Psalm 110:4

25 Therefore he is able to save(A) completely[a] those who come to God(B) through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 7:25 Or forever

24 For Christ did not enter a sanctuary made with human hands that was only a copy of the true one;(A) he entered heaven itself,(B) now to appear for us in God’s presence.(C)

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My dear children,(A) I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate(B) with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins,(C) and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.(D)

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