Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Ascension of
Jesus told her, "Don't hold on to me, because I haven't yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, "I'm ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"
For the Messiah did not go into a sanctuary made by human hands that is merely a copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, to appear now in God's presence on our behalf.
who has gone to heaven and is at the right hand of God, where angels, authorities, and powers have been made subject to him.
While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven.
What if you saw the Son of Man going up to the place where he was before?
You ascended to the heights, you took captives. You received gifts among mankind, even the rebellious, so the LORD God may live there.
That is why God says, "When he went up to the highest place, he led captives into captivity and gave gifts to people."
After saying this, Jesus was taken up while those who had gathered together were watching, and a cloud took him out of their sight.
So the Lord Jesus, after talking with his disciples, was taken up to heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Brethren of
This is the builder's son, isn't it? His mother is named Mary, isn't she? His brothers are James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas, aren't they?
While Jesus was still speaking to the crowds, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him.
Then his mother and his brothers arrived. Milling around outside, they sent for him, continuously summoning him.
After this, Jesus went down to Capernaum he, his mother, his brothers, and his disciples and they remained there for a few days.
So his brothers told him, "You should leave this place and go to Judea, so that your disciples can see the actions that you're doing,
Not even his brothers believed in him.
We have the right to take a believing wife with us like the other apostles, the Lord's brothers, and Cephas, don't we?
But I did not see any other apostle except James, the Lord's brother.
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Commands of
He also ordered us to preach to the people and to testify solemnly that this is the one appointed by God to be the judge of the living and the dead.
teaching them to obey everything that I've commanded you. And remember, I am with you each and every day until the end of the age."
And this is his commandment: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus the Messiah, and to love one another as he commanded us.
The person who has my commandments and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I, too, will love him and reveal myself to him."
I'm giving you a new commandment"to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.
"If you love me, keep my commandments.
If you keep my commandments, you'll abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love.
You are my friends, if you do what I command you.
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Comforts
I have told you this so that through me you may have peace. In the world you'll have trouble, but be courageous I've overcome the world!"
When the Lord saw her, he felt compassion for her. He told her, "You can stop crying."
"Don't let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.
I'm not going to forsake you like orphans. I will come back to you.
When Jesus turned and saw her, he said, "Be courageous, daughter! Your faith has made you well." And from that very hour the woman was well.
But when Jesus heard what they said, he told the synagogue leader, "Stop being afraid! Just keep on believing."
May our Lord Jesus, the Messiah himself, and may God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Branch
"At that time, the LORD's branch will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the pride and glory of the survivors of Israel and Judah.
"A shoot will come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch will bear fruit from his roots.
"The time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll raise up a righteous branch for David. He will be a king who rules wisely, and he will administer justice and righteousness in the land.
In those days and at that time I'll cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David, and he will uphold justice and righteousness in the land.
""Listen, High Priest Joshua, you and those companions of yours who sit with you, for these men are a sign that I am presenting my servant, the Branch.
Then tell him, "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Here is the man whose name is The Branch. He will branch out from where he is and will rebuild the Temple of the LORD.
But the Pharisees kept saying, "He drives out demons by the ruler of demons."
But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "This man drives out demons only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons."
But some of them said, "He drives out demons by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons."
And they kept insulting him in many other ways.
"because they had been saying, "He has an unclean spirit."
Are not they the ones who blaspheme the noble Name by which you have been called?
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Bridegroom
I also saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.
Jesus asked them, "The wedding guests can't mourn as long as the groom is with them, can they? But the time will come when the groom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast."
"At that time, the kingdom from heaven will be comparable to ten bridesmaids who took their oil lamps and went out to meet the groom.
But at midnight there came a shout: "The groom is here! Come out to meet him!'
It is the bridegroom who gets the bride, yet the bridegroom's friend, who merely stands by and listens for him, is overjoyed to hear the bridegroom's voice. That's why this joy of mine is now complete.
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Attractive
As for me, if I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw all people to myself."
When Jesus came down from the hillside, large crowds followed him.
When he saw Jesus from a distance, he ran and fell down in front of him,
When Jesus again had crossed to the other side in a boat, a large crowd gathered around him by the seashore.
The next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a large crowd met Jesus.
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Authority of
because he was teaching them like a person who had authority, and not like their scribes.
Then Jesus approached them and told them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
All the people were so stunned that they kept saying to each other, "What is this? A new teaching with authority! He tells even the unclean spirits what to do, and they obey him!"
and he has given him authority to judge, because he is the Son of Man.
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » Baptized
When all the people had been baptized, Jesus, too, was baptized. While he was praying, heaven opened,
Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John.
In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.
He asked, "Who are you, Lord?"
and finally he was seen by me, as though I were born abnormally late.
After that, he was seen by more than 500 brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have died.
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection » To james
Next he was seen by James, then by all the apostles,
Christ » Appears, after his resurrection
and he was seen by Cephas, and then by the Twelve.
When they saw him, they worshipped him, though some had doubts.
Suddenly, Jesus met them and said, "Greetings!" They went up to him, took hold of his feet, and worshipped him.
Later, he led them out as far as Bethany, lifted up his hands, and blessed them.
It was the evening of the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders. Jesus came and stood among them. He told them, "Peace be with you."
A week later, his disciples were again inside, and Thomas was with them. Even though the doors were shut, Jesus came, stood among them, and said, "Peace be with you."
While they were all talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and told them, "Peace be with you."
While they were discussing and analyzing what had happened, Jesus himself approached and began to walk with them,
Later on, Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is what happened:
After Jesus had risen early on the first day of that week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had driven out seven demons.