September 23 ,2018
1. What is the Ascension and what does it represent?
2. Why was the Ascension so important? Were their eyewitnesses and is this a historical event? Cf: John. 16:16, Jesus promises to “Go to the Father” and John. 13:3
3. Where else does Luke mention the Ascension? Hint, please re-read Luke 24:50-53. What does Isaiah 52:13 say/promise in the Old Testament about the Ascension?
4. In Acts 1:9, what happens to Jesus? Why is this SO important? Hint, the focus is on the 2nd Coming of Jesus Christ one day. Other verses that support this include: Dan. 7:13, 14; Matthew 16:27; 24:30; Mark 14:62; Acts 1:11; Revelation. 1:7.
5. Also, in verse.9, what is significant about God using “a Cloud”? What does a cloud symbolize? Do you recall any other scriptures that talk about God using a Cloud? Cf: Exodus 13:31, 16:10b; Mark. 9:7; Revelation 14:14.
Friends, how do these verses motivate your daily living and focus knowing that Jesus will return one day as he promised? Are there certain areas in your life you need to make more of a priority?