ASCENSION OF THE LORD
Acts 1: 1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1: 17-23 (Eph 4:
1-13); Mark 16:15-20
Mini-reflections on the Sunday scripture readings
designed for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also
brief enough to be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins
people take home.
today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles"
meeting with the apostles,
enjoined them not to depart from Jerusalem
But to wait
for "the promise of the Father about which you heard me
gifted us with the same powerful Spirit that animated
and sustained him, not only through his preaching and
healing ministry, but through his long suffering and
death. Thanks to the Spirit, we are called and empowered
to be modern witnesses to the living Christ, who is
reaching out in a new age to do through us, what he did
in his lifetime – preach the gospel, heal the sick and
bring people back to God.
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