Acts 1:1-3

The Promise of the Holy Spirit

1 The former account I made, O a Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, 2 b until the day in which 1 He was taken up, after He through the Holy Spirit c had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen, 3 d to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many 2 infallible proofs, being seen by them during forty days and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God.

  1. Cross References
    Luke 1:3
    It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write to you an orderly account, most excellent Theophilus.
  2. Cross References
    Mark 16:19
    So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
    Acts 1:9
    Now when He had spoken these things, while they watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.
    Acts 1:11
    Who also said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand gazing up into heaven? This same Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will so come in like manner as you saw Him go into heaven.
    Acts 1:22
    "beginning from the baptism of John to that day when He was taken up from us, one of these must become a witness with us of His resurrection."
  3. Cross References
    Matthew 28:19
    Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
    Mark 16:15
    And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
    John 20:21
    So Jesus said to them again, "Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.
    Acts 10:42
    And He commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that it is He who was ordained by God to be Judge of the living and the dead.
  4. Cross References
    Matthew 28:17
    When they saw Him, they worshiped Him; but some...
    Mark 16:12
    After that, He appeared in another form to two ...
    Mark 16:14
    Later He appeared to the eleven as they sat at ...
    Luke 24:34
    Saying, "The Lord is risen indeed, and has appe...
    Luke 24:36
    Now as they said these things, Jesus Himself st...
    John 20:19
    Then, the same day at evening, being the first ...
    John 20:26
    And after eight days His disciples were again i...
    John 21:1
    After these things Jesus showed Himself again t...
    John 21:14
    This is now the third time Jesus showed Himself...
    1 Corinthians 15:5 - 7
    And that He was seen by Cephas, then by the twe...
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