Central Truth: Jesus will return as He left.
Text: Luke 24:50-53; Acts 1:9-11
Memory verse: Acts 1:11 (B)
“… This same Jesus which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven”.
- Discuss Bible passage
Whenever you are going to leave people when you are travelling, always leave a word of encouragement. Let your presence count where ever you find yourself, let people have a good report about you to always encourage others to continue in the things of God.
- Acts 1:9-11; And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a ________________________ received him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, ___________________men stood by them in white apparel; Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same ________________________, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into ________________.
Based on the above scripture, who was taken into heaven?
Why did Jesus go to heaven and what is he preparing? Discuss (John 14:3)