The Significance of the Ascension
Acts 1:1-11, Phil. 2:6-11
- The end of his earthly ministry.
- The restoration of his power.
- The exaltation to ultimate authority.
- The sending of the Holy Spirit.
- The transfer of responsibility.
- The beginning of his heavenly ministry.
- The Guarantee of his return.
Reasons for Hope
1 Peter 1:3
- I experience forgiveness.
- Death has lost it's grip on me.
- I live in the power of the Spirit.
- I am a recipient of his unending love.
- I have renewed purpose as I follow Christ.
- I know I will spend eternity in heaven with God.