Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Even if I am giving testimony about myself," replied Jesus, "my testimony is true; for I know where I came from and where I am going, but you know neither of these two things.
Now just before the Feast of the Passover this incident took place. Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and go to the Father; and having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.
But now I an returning to Him who sent me; and not one of you asks me where I am going.
"You heard me say to you, 'I am going away, and yet I am coming to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced because I am going to the Father; for the Father is greater than I am.
And now, Father, do Thou glorify me in Thine own presence, with the glory that I had in Thy presence before the world existed.
Now when the time drew near for Him to be received up again into Heaven, He proceeded with fixed purpose towards Jerusalem, and sent messengers before Him.
And while He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into Heaven.
When He had said this, and while they were looking at Him, He was carried up, and a cloud closing beneath Him hid Him from their sight.
"Does this seem incredible to you? What then if you were to see the Son of Man ascending again where He was before?