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  • The Ascension Of Our Lord Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 630 ratings
     | 120,475 views

    Seeks to expound the Ascension in its Historical, Spiritual and Practical context

    THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST If you had looked at your diary last Thursday (that would have been six weeks after Easter) you might have seen the heading "Ascension Day", but then it might not be there because Ascension Day is one of the neglected feast days of the Christian church. ...read more

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

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 21, 2003
    based on 93 ratings
     | 11,169 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

  • Three Guiding Lights

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on May 5, 2005
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,396 views

    The three guiding lights of the Church are Biblical theology, an evangelistic programme and a spiritual dynamic

    IC 05-05-05 Three guiding lights for the Church Luke 24:44-53 The story of the Ascension of Jesus Christ is a wonderful piece of history, but what relevance does have to us in 21st Century Britain. May I answer my question by telling you a story? Story: "There is an old legend which ...read more

  • "Hear Jesus Say ‘goodbye'”

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on May 22, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 11,326 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

  • 7 Things Jesus Left Behind [ascension] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 25, 2006
    based on 348 ratings
     | 61,200 views

    40 days after the resurrection is the ascension. We should never forget 7 things Jesus remembered to leave behind. Link included to formatted text, audio & video, PowerPoint.

    What Jesus Left Behind Acts 1:6-11 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/7ThingsLeftBehind.html Goodbyes aren’t easy, especially if the one leaving 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, Nixon ...read more

  • Ascents Into Heaven And Angel Messengers

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Oct 15, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,724 views

    Does God still call people up to Heaven?

    Ascents Into Heaven and Angel Messengers In recent months, I have heard of two people who claim to have been to Heaven like the Apostle John. One was in the actual throne room speaking to God and Jesus while the other saw the Four Beasts and spoke to Michael the Archangel. Does this match ...read more

  • "Why Are You Standing Here?"

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Apr 11, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 20,789 views

    EASTER 7(A) - God’s angels ask the disciples why they are still standing at the place of Jesus’ ascension. We are to go to share God’s kingdom of grace. We are to watch for God’s kingdom of glory.

    “WHY ARE YOU STANDING HERE…?” (Outline) May 16, 2010 - Easter 7 - ACTS 1:8-14 INTRO: At different times in our lives we are faced with various senses of duty. In college we have a sense of duty to our studies. In marriage we have a sense of duty for our family. In our calling ...read more

  • What Is Ascension Day?

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,996 views

    Benefits for believers of Christ in His ascencion.

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

  • Lift Off!

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 4,103 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
     | 9,996 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

  • Jesus - His Ascension

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 394 ratings
     | 29,514 views

    The ascension of Jesus is just a continuation of His resurrection, & one is lacking without the other.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Very few of us ever enjoy the luxury of coming to the end of even our most productive day & saying, "It is finished. I’m through. I’ve accomplished everything I set out to do today." Instead, most of us ...read more

  • Until I Come Again

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 3, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 2,628 views

    What should we be busy doing until the Lord’s return?

    Until I Come Again Acts 1:1-11 Sometimes we get the impression as children of God that our whole hope is found in looking forward. I praise God for the hope of the future; however, there is much more to this Christian life than that. Until we look into the past, we cannot know what the future ...read more

  • Until I Come Again

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 3, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,291 views

    What should we be busy doing until the Lord’s return?

    Until I Come Again Acts 1:1-11 Sometimes we get the impression as children of God that our whole hope is found in looking forward. I praise God for the hope of the future; however, there is much more to this Christian life than that. Until we look into the past, we cannot know what the future ...read more

  • His Love Endures Forever Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 19, 2012
    based on 67 ratings
     | 27,784 views

    Psalm 118 is a powerful song of Praise. But behind this psalm of praise is a great deal of pain. What was the pain that led David to write this hymn to God, and what can we learn from David’s pain that make our song as powerful as his?

    (We opened by playing Chris Tomlin’s “Forever” song found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjrAeWCOg6Q&feature=fvwrel. Immediately after the song, I read Psalm 118 in its entirety, and prayed.) APPLY: The Psalm we’ve read today has inspired numerous hymns and ...read more

  • Live With An Ascension Attitude

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on May 22, 2006
    based on 33 ratings
     | 8,764 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