The ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven . . .
- Validates the resurrection - giving the believer ASSURANCE for faith.
- Launches the global mission - crystallizing the core MESSAGE of the Gospel.
- Distinguishes the Trinity - providing helpful INSIGHT into their respective roles.
- Glorifies the Son of God - showing He is worthy of our WORSHIP.
- Distributes gifts to the Church - providing the ENABLEMENT to serve the body effectively.
- Affirms the intercession of Jesus - encouraging our CONFIDENCE to approach the throne.
- Promises the return of Christ - focusing us upon the HOPE of His coming.
I have finished up my BSF study on Isaiah and have to say that it was so hard. I received such a blessing from the study and learned so much but I am now looking forward to a little rest from the intensity of this study and looking ahead to September when we study the book of Acts.