So when they had come together, they asked him, "Lord, j will you at this time k restore the kingdom to Israel?"
He said to them, l "It is not for you to know m times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority.
But you will receive n power o when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and p you will be q my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and r Samaria, and s to the end of the earth."
And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, t he was lifted up, and u a cloud took him out of their sight.
And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, v two w men stood by them in x white robes,
and said, y "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, z will a come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven."
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them, "The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed.
And you, O tower of the flock, hill of the daughter of Zion, to you shall it come, the former dominion shall come, kingship for the daughter of Jerusalem.
He answered, "Elijah does come, and he will restore all things.
And he said to them, "Elijah does come first to restore all things. And how is it written of the Son of Man that he should suffer many things and be treated with contempt?
As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately.
But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.
But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding.
1 Thessalonians 5:1
Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you.
And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.
And behold, I am sending the promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.
1 Thessalonians 1:5
Because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and a report about him went out through all the surrounding country.
For John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.
Beginning from the baptism of John until the day when he was taken up from us - one of these men must become with us a witness to his resurrection.
You are witnesses of these things.
I declared and saved and proclaimed, when there was no strange god among you; and you are my witnesses," declares the Lord, "and I am God.
And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent to them Peter and John.
These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, "Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans.
For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, "'I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.'
And he said to them, "Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.
If indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a minister.
Until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.
1 Thessalonians 4:17
Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord.
While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel.
When Joshua was by Jericho, he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing before him with his drawn sword in his hand. And Joshua went to him and said to him, "Are you for us, or for our adversaries?
While I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the first, came to me in swift flight at the time of the evening sacrifice.
I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, a man clothed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist.
Daniel 12:6 - 7
And someone said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the stream, "How long shall it be till the end of these wonders?
Zechariah 1:8 - 11
I saw in the night, and behold, a man riding on a red horse! He was standing among the myrtle trees in the glen, and behind him were red, sorrel, and white horses.
His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow.
And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed.
And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet.
And they were amazed and astonished, saying, "Are not all these who are speaking Galileans?
And for many days he appeared to those who had come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people.
But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:10
And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.
For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.
2 Thessalonians 1:10
When he comes on that day to be glorified in his saints, and to be marveled at among all who have believed, because our testimony to you was believed.