Introduction to Ascension Day
The Neglected Ascension
This short article gathers a list of all the New Testament references Jesus’ ascension to heaven and to the right hand of God the Father (and the large number might surprise you!). The result shows how important Jesus’ ascension is for the ongoing life and ministry of the church. Check out the great quotes from a number of worship scholars at the end.
Reclaiming the Promise of Ascension
This article from the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship explains the multifaceted glory of Jesus’ ascension and its ongoing practical relevance for the church today. There are also numerous aids for study and worship planning.
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