Ascension of Jesus Christ
The Ascension of Jesus Christ
The Ascension of Jesus Christ Our Lord is documented in the book of Luke Chapter 2 verse 50 to 52 and in the book of Mark Chapter 16 verse 1. The ascension of our lord was happened on Mt. Olive at Bethany. Jesus Christ’s work of salvation has become celebrated as the PMC or Paschal Mystery of Christ. It was principally accomplished by the passion, the death, the resurrection as well as the glorious ascension. Jesus Christ’s Paschal Mystery makes up of one action for the deliverance of human being, for Jesus Christ “was handed over to death for our sins and was raised for our justification “, Romans chapter 4 verse 25.
Jesus made many appearances in various places to his believers for 40 days following the resurrection; this is according to the book of Matthew 28:16. Like for instance, he appeared to his believers on Emmaus Road, to Thomas, Simon, Peter, James as well as Mary Magdalene. Prior to the Ascension of our Jesus Christ, he spent 40 days preaching the disciples and Apostles concerning God’s Kingdom (Acts 1:3). Our Lord Jesus Christ told his followers that they will get power from Holy Spirit to be the spectators to the end of the world (Acts 1:18).
All at once, he also appeared to his apostles even after the ascension to heaven. His apostle Stephen saw Christ "standing at the right hand of God” before his martyrdom (Can be read at Acts chapter 7 verse 55).
Saul also experienced conversion on her way to Damascus by means of blinding him by an extremely vivid light and said "I am Jesus whom you are persecuting" ( can be read in the book of Acts 9:3-5). Our Lord Jesus also showed to Ananias in the same place, guiding him to christen Saul of Tarsus. Jesus Christ spirit redirected Silas, Paul, Luke as well as Timothy on the 2nd missionary voyage going to Troas, wherein they get on a ship towards Macedonia; this is the first recorded beginning of Christianity to Europe. Our Lord Jesus Christ comforted and reassured Paul to stop at Corinth after christening, Crispus, who happens to be the leader of the synagogue Jesus really shown to his disciple Paul in the Temple of Jerusalem. He stood by Paul in Jerusalem as well as directed that he was to "bear witness" to Lord Jesus Christ in Rome.
The glorious Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ signified the end of his work on the humankind that is recognized by the catholic religion 40 days after her resurrection and 10 days prior to the Pentecost, which is the coming on Holy Spirit. Lord Jesus Christ gave human kind a hope through assuring that "when I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also" this is according to John chapter 14 verse 3. The ascension of Jesus could stay a mystery to various people. It is not so well known as other occasions in the life of our Lord.