Readers’ Theatre: Acts
1: 6- 1 4
the disciples asked Jesus,
the time when You will reestablish Your kingdom in our
? land of Israel
has determined the ages and epochs of history,
but you have not been given this knowledge.
Here’s the knowledge you need:
you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you.
And you will be My witnesses,
first here in
Jerusalem, then beyond to Judea and , Samaria
and finally to the farthest places on earth.
He began to rise from the ground before their eyes
until the clouds obscured Him from their vision.
As they strained to get one last glimpse of Him going in heaven,
the Lord’s emissaries realized two men in white robes
were standing among them.
why are you standing here staring up into the sky?
This Jesus who is leaving you and ascending to heaven
will return in the same way you see Him departing.
their short journey from the
Mount of Olives
was an acceptable Sabbath Day’s walk.
a second-floor room.
The whole group of believers—
Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip,
Simon the Zealot, Judas (son of James),
and some of Jesus’ brothers—
with one accord.
This dramatic reading was taken (with a few minor changes near the end of the passage) from The Voice.™ Copyright ©
200 6, 200 7, 2008 by Ecclesia Bible Society. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
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