Author: Ron Graham

Book of Acts

Acts 1:9-14
—Verse by verse

This page is a verse by verse study of Acts 1:9-14. These verses describe the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven, and the return of the disciples to Jerusalem.

Acts 1

Jesus Ascends. The Disciples Wait.

Verses 9-10

¶ "Following these sayings, he was lifted up while they watched, and a cloud took him from their eyes. While they looked intently at his departure into the sky, behold two men in white garments stood by them" (Acts 1:9-10).

Verse 11

¶ "And they said, 'Men from Galilee, why linger gazing skyward? This Jesus taken from you into heaven will come thus, in the way you have seen him go into heaven." (Acts 1:11).

Verse 12

¶ "Then they returned to Jerusalem from the hill called Olive Grove, which is near Jerusalem a Sabbath's journey." (Acts 1:12).

Map by Ron Graham

Verse 13

¶ "They went in, and up to the room where they were staying, Peter and James and John and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Jude of James" (Acts 1:13).

Verse 14

¶ "These all kept fiercely united in prayer and petition, with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers" (Acts 1:14).

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