#033 – Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright (Pt 8 – Ascension) [Podcast]

Belief that Jesus of Nazareth has been raised from the dead is closely linked in the New Testament with the belief that he has been taken into heaven, where, in the words of the psalm, he has been seated at the right hand of God.



In fact, some kind of belief in Jesus’s ascension has recently been shown to be not just a strange added extra to Christian belief, as has sometimes been thought, but a central and vital feature without which all sorts of other things start to go demonstrably wrong.

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“Ascension” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • Not the same as Resurrection
  • Heaven and Earth … not locations, but dimensions
  • What does the word “ascension” mean?
  • The Lordship of Jesus
  • What about the Second Coming?

“Ascension” Episode Resources

In this episode I mentioned several resources, including:

Note: The first link below is for the book, and the 2nd link is for the DVD.


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