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  • Jesus - His Ascension

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 394 ratings
     | 29,573 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

  • Ascents Into Heaven And Angel Messengers

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Oct 15, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,761 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
     | 20,877 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 Jesus Took Back To Heaven

    Contributed by David Carter on Oct 6, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 5,335 views

    Some things Jesus took back to heaven

    WHAT JESUS TOOK BACK TO HEAVEN Text: Acts 1: 9-11 Introduction: The Bible has much to say about the first coming of Jesus and what he brought from Heaven to earth. But not much is said about WHAT JESUS TOOK BACK TO HEAVEN. In this message we will look at WHAT JESUS TOOK BACK TO ...read more

  • The Disciple's Final Exam - Graduation Sunday

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 70 ratings
     | 19,073 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

  • The Intention Of The Ascension

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,529 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

  • Until I Come Again

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 3, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 2,672 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
     | 1,315 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

  • What Is Ascension Day?

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,049 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

  • "Hear Jesus Say ‘goodbye'”

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on May 22, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 11,403 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
     | 61,430 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

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

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 21, 2003
    based on 93 ratings
     | 11,206 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 Time Has Come To Glorify The Son

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 10, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 10,033 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

  • Lift Off!

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 4,130 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

  • His Love Endures Forever Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 19, 2012
    based on 67 ratings
     | 28,249 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