Contributed on May 19, 2004
Why is the Ascension of Christ so important to us today? What are the promises He made when he left?
Iliff & Saltillo May 23, 2004 Ascension Sunday "Seeing Him Go" Mark 16:19-20 Acts 1:1-11 INTRODUCTION: Although Jesus had discouraged his followers from expecting an earthly kingdom, the idea was deeply ingrained in them that they couldn’t forget it. After the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2007
Although Jesus completed his earthly ministry and ascended into heaven, His work did not stop there. He commissions His disciples to carry on His work here daily. Are we doing that?
March, 2007 “The Great Lift Off” Luke 24:50-53 Acts 1:6-11 INTRODUCTION: We think of the Ascension as a cosmological event, a space flight, a transfer of a person from earth to heaven; but that is not what it meant to the early church. It meant the TRANSFER of RESPONSIBILITY from Jesus to ...read more