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Ascension of Our Lord
Seventh Sunday of Easter
Luke 24:44-53 Commentary
by Troy Troftgruben
Many believers think of Jesus’ ascension like an excuse for Jesus’ absence: because he ascended, Jesus is gone.
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Acts 1:1-11 Commentary
by Working Preacher
On the liturgical calendar, this Sunday is known as Ascension Sunday.
Psalm 47 Commentary
by Joel LeMon
Psalm 47 is a hymn celebrating Yahweh’s dominion over the entire world.
Ephesians 1:15-23 Commentary
by Susan Hylen
Ephesians proclaims the exalted position of the resurrected Jesus as evidence of God’s power, the same power that is at work in the church.
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Sermon Brainwave #356 - Ascension Day
May 14, 2015
[Repeat from 2014] Discussion on texts for Ascension Day: (Gospel) Luke 24:44-53; (1st Reading) Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; (2nd Reading) Ephesians 1:15-23.