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  • Lift Off!

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 3,626 views

    A look at the Ascension of Christ and its relevance to our lives today.

    Lift Off! Acts 1:1-11 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and ...read more

  • The Time Has Come To Glorify The Son

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 10, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,366 views

    sermon reflecting jesus prayer to be glorified by God after having completed his work here on earth - slight connection with mother’s day / ascension

    May 12, 2002 John 17:1-11 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this ...read more

  • The Intention Of The Ascension

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,554 views

    In the final post-resurrection appearance of Jesus, He ascends into Heaven to send the Holy Spirit to indwell each believer to fulfill the Commission He gave them.

    “The Intention Of The Ascension” Acts 1:1-14 INTRODUCTION: Since Easter Sunday, we have been studying the “Post-Resurrection Appearances Of Jesus”. We saw how Jesus appeared to: o The women at the tomb. o The 2 disciples on the Road to Emmaus. o The 10 Disciples, with Thomas ...read more

  • Waiting For God To Return Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Nov 17, 2003
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,201 views

    It’s the Power of the Holy Spirit that enables us to live out Christ’s Purpose and this is what leads us into Persecution

    Let me share something I received from Pastor Rick Gray at St. Johns Assembly of God Church. Rick is one of my prayer partners and someone whom I respect deeply. He emailed me that Mr. Verbout [Principal at James John School] resigned under duress from Dr. Bettencourt effective July 1, 2002. An ...read more

  • Showers Of Blessings Series

    Contributed by Tom Mccrossan on Feb 29, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,069 views

    Sermon outline for Ascension Sunday. From Christ’s present position at the Father’s right hand of power He rains down blessings upon His people.

    SHOWERS OF BLESSING Acts 1:1-11 This is Ascension Sunday. Christ reigns now at the Father’s right hand. This is the basic meaning of the Ascension. From Christ’s position at the Father’s side, He rains down blessings upon His people. A. Christ Won the Decisive Battle on the Cross and ...read more

  • The Ascension Of Our Lord Jesus

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 65 ratings
     | 2,499 views

    Our Lord Jesus died for our sins; arose bodily from the dead; ascended into heaven where He is seated at the right hand of the Father; from whence He will come again in power and great glory.

    THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD JESUS “Now when He had spoken these things, while they watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel, who also said, "Men of ...read more

  • Jesus Gives Two "Cans" To Those Who Think "I Can't"

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 21, 2003
    based on 92 ratings
     | 10,593 views

    how Jesus enabled his disciples to carry on after his ascension

    June 1, 2001 Acts 1:1-14 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he showed himself to these ...read more

  • The Disciple's Final Exam - Graduation Sunday

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 70 ratings
     | 18,126 views

    The disciples spent three-and-a-half years with Jesus in ministry. This sermon looks at what were the most imprtant things Jesus tried to teach them and, in turn, us during his last moments on earth.

    “The Disciples Final Exam” Luke 24:44-53 & Acts 1:4-11 Ascension/Graduation Sunday, May 30, 2003 ************ (half-sheet handout) The Disciple’s Final Exam (based on Luke 24:44-53 & Acts 1:4-11) The disciples had spent three-and-a-half years with Jesus in ministry. What were the ...read more

  • Worship Our Ascended King

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 2,685 views

    Jesus’ ascension assures us that he has fulfilled his mission to save us lost sinners and is now ruling all things for our good.

    Worship Our Ascended King Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. The Word of God through which the Holy Spirit guides our hearts and minds today is recorded in Luke 24:44-53: [Jesus] said to them, “This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything ...read more

  • What Stands In The Way?

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 24, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,827 views

    For Ascension Sunday; and in preparation for my retirement as pastor. What stands in our way? Exhaustion? Gather all, gather the marginalized, and pray. Planless? Remember our core values and do them. Lack of urgency? We are accountable to God.

    When a leader and those he leads part company, we learn a whole lot about both of them. Their true values become apparent. The things they are really about become clear. There is no more game-playing when it is time for a leader and those he leads to part company. Sometimes they separate ...read more

  • The Ascension Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 26, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,790 views

    This is the 18th study in the study "The Hebrew Hymnal".

    Series: The Hebrew Hymnal (Psalms) HYMN #21: THE ASCENSION Psalm 21 In this psalm of David (although it is not listed by most as a Messianic Psalm), one can see prophesy of the ascension of the Messiah. Much focus has been placed on the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Christ; but ...read more

  • The Ascension Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 7, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,229 views

    Acts Study, 3rd sermon--Now He’s our High Priest with the ministries of Intercession, Inspection, and Intervention

    The Ascension Acts 1:9-11 Goodbyes aren’t easy, esp. if they will be gone long. Ill—Babe Ruth said goodbye at Yankee Stadium, eaten up w/ cancer, and w/ tears he said goodbye. Ill—Watergate hearings, goodbye to staff, walked across lawn, then said goodbye and waved again on Marine ...read more

  • Live With An Ascension Attitude

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on May 22, 2006
    based on 32 ratings
     | 8,167 views

    We ask the Holy Spirit to work through the verses of Psalm 47 to gently remind us of what the ascension of Jesus means for us. We have no reason to live our lives like deer caught in a car’s headlights. In light of this Psalm may each of us be empowered

    ‘‘Men of Galilee, why do you stand here looking into the sky?” Do you think the angels were really looking for an answer from the disciples when they asked that question? It doesn’t seem as though they were. The question appears to have implied that the disciples had no good reason for standing ...read more

  • "Hear Jesus Say ‘goodbye'”

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on May 22, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 10,526 views

    Luke’s account of Jesus’ ascension into heaven gives us a "goodbye" unlike any we have ever heard.

    “Good-bye! It was great visiting with you. Let’s keep in touch! See you in a few months!” Without bringing tears to the eyes of those of you who hate to say goodbye I want all of you to bring to mind a time when you were saying goodbye to family or friends. What were some of the things that you ...read more

  • "Receive Gifts From Your Ascended Lord”

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on May 22, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,059 views

    According to these verses from Ephesians 4:7-16 Jesus ascended into heaven to be better able to provide for his followers.

    Where should a coach stand while his team is engaged in an athletic contest? The rules for various sports often dictate where a coach can stand during a game, meet, or match. But it makes sense that the coach should stand where he or she can see what’s going on and also be able to offer advice ...read more