In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
And when he had said this, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.
So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I go to the Father.
I came from the Father and have come into the world; again, I am leaving the world and going to the Father."
And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes,
and said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven."
And they returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
and were continually in the temple blessing God.
Jesus said to her, "Do not hold me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brethren and say to them, I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God."
Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of our religion: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
Jesus then said, "I shall be with you a little longer, and then I go to him who sent me;