vService for 24th May 2020

So when the apostles were with Jesus, they kept asking him, “Lord, has the time come for you to free Israel and restore our kingdom?”

He replied, “The Father alone has the authority to set those dates and times, and they are not for you to know. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

After saying this, he was taken up into a cloud while they were watching, and they could no longer see him. As they strained to see him rising into heaven, two white-robed men suddenly stood among them. “Men of Galilee,” they said, “why are you standing here staring into heaven? Jesus has been taken from you into heaven, but someday he will return from heaven in the same way you saw him go!”

Acts 1:6-11NLT
The Ascension of Jesus

Closing Blessing

Loving God, we thank you for hearing our prayers, feeding us with your word,
and encouraging us in our meeting together.


Take us and use us to love and serve you, and all people,
in the power of your Spirit and in the name of your Son,

Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen

Bible Verse John 15:16a NCV

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