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The Significance of Ascension Day

Today is Ascension Day, the day we celebrate and commemorate when Jesus, in the words of the Apostle’s Creed, “ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty.”

After Jesus' resurrection, He appeared to the disciples, apostles and many other believers for 40 days before returning to heaven (Acts 1:3).

Why The Ascension Was Necessary

In his farewell discourse, Jesus explained to his disciples that it was actually good that he was going away, since from heaven he will send “another advocate,” referring to the Holy Spirit. This Holy…

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