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The Ascension of Jesus. When they had gathered together they asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going[a] to restore the kingdom to Israel?”

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  1. 1:6 The question of the disciples implies that in believing Jesus to be the Christ (see note on Lk 2:11) they had expected him to be a political leader who would restore self-rule to Israel during his historical ministry. When this had not taken place, they ask if it is to take place at this time, the period of the church.

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