Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:
After he had said this, while they were watching, he was lifted up and a cloud hid him from their sight.
After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
Now when the days drew near for him to be taken up, Jesus set out resolutely to go to Jerusalem.
Now during the blessing he departed and was taken up into heaven.
Then what if you see the Son of Man ascending where he was before?
Just before the Passover feast, Jesus knew that his time had come to depart from this world to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now loved them to the very end.
I came from the Father and entered into the world, but in turn, I am leaving the world and going back to the Father."
But now I am coming to you, and I am saying these things in the world, so they may experience my joy completed in themselves.
Jesus replied, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father. Go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"
Therefore it says, "When he ascended on high he captured captives; he gave gifts to men."
1 Timothy 3:16
And we all agree, our religion contains amazing revelation: He was revealed in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, sure and steadfast, which reaches inside behind the curtain,
For Christ did not enter a sanctuary made with hands -- the representation of the true sanctuary -- but into heaven itself, and he appears now in God's presence for us.
1 Peter 3:22
who went into heaven and is at the right hand of God with angels and authorities and powers subject to him.
with respect to Jesus from Nazareth, that God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with him.
The Lord's spirit will rest on him -- a spirit that gives extraordinary wisdom, a spirit that provides the ability to execute plans, a spirit that produces absolute loyalty to the Lord.
"Here is my servant whom I support, my chosen one in whom I take pleasure. I have placed my spirit on him; he will make just decrees for the nations.
Approach me! Listen to this! From the very first I have not spoken in secret; when it happens, I am there." So now, the sovereign Lord has sent me, accompanied by his spirit.
"A protector comes to Zion, to those in Jacob who repent of their rebellious deeds," says the Lord.
The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners,
After Jesus was baptized, just as he was coming up out of the water, the heavens opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming on him.
But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has already overtaken you.
For we have all received from his fullness one gracious gift after another.
For the one whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for he does not give the Spirit sparingly.
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must happen very soon. He made it clear by sending his angel to his servant John,
The one who has an ear had better hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers, I will permit him to eat from the tree of life that is in the paradise of God.'
So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I am going to vomit you out of my mouth!
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
Then he opened their minds so they could understand the scriptures,
When they had entered Jerusalem, they went to the upstairs room where they were staying. Peter and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James were there.
but God raised him up on the third day and caused him to be seen,
Jesus called his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits so they could cast them out and heal every kind of disease and sickness.
He appointed twelve (whom he named apostles), so that they would be with him and he could send them to preach
When morning came, he called his disciples and chose twelve of them, whom he also named apostles:
Jesus replied, "Didn't I choose you, the twelve, and yet one of you is the devil?"
"What I am saying does not refer to all of you. I know the ones I have chosen. But this is to fulfill the scripture, 'The one who eats my bread has turned against me.'
So Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you. Just as the Father has sent me, I also send you."
From Paul, an apostle (not from men, nor by human agency, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised him from the dead)
because you have been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone.
2 Peter 3:2
I want you to recall both the predictions foretold by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles.
The wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them are the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.