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Ascension meaning is a source of comfort

Rev Steve Stockman


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'Yet, Jesus’s ascension is of vital theological importance. For me, it sits alongside His birth, His death and His resurrection in its significance.'

'Yet, Jesus’s ascension is of vital theological importance. For me, it sits alongside His birth, His death and His resurrection in its significance.'

'Yet, Jesus’s ascension is of vital theological importance. For me, it sits alongside His birth, His death and His resurrection in its significance.'

This past Thursday was Ascension Day. My friend, Dani, tells me that, in Germany, they have a school holiday. Growing up Presbyterian, I hardly ever heard of it.

Yet, Jesus’s ascension is of vital theological importance. For me, it sits alongside His birth, His death and His resurrection in its significance.

In Luke Chapter 9, when Jesus sets his eyes on the culmination of his ministry, Luke doesn’t suggest that that is not his cross, or resurrection, but, “As the time approached for him to be taken up to Heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem”.