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49 And I will send the fulfillment of the Father’s promise[a] to you. So stay here in the city until the mighty power of heaven falls upon you and wraps around you.”

The Ascension of Jesus

50 Jesus led his disciples out to Bethany. He lifted his hands over them and blessed them in his love. 51 While he was still speaking out words of love and blessing, he floated off the ground into the sky, ascending into heaven before their very eyes!

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 24:49 The Aramaic reads “the kingdom” or “rule.” The Father’s promise would be the coming of the Holy Spirit to live in them and empower them. See Acts 2:1-12.