1. Why do you think Luke records that during the 40 days he appeared to those who followed him Jesus focused on two main things - convincing proofs he was alive and the Kingdom of God?
  2. In verse 6 the disciples ask if Jesus will be restoring the kingdom to Israel. What does this question tell you about the disciples?
  3. In verse 8 Jesus lays out the 4 dimensions of ministry. What are they in your personal context?
  4. In what ways do you see yourself engaging in those 4 dimensions?
  5. How would you describe the Kingdom of God to your coworkers, friends or neighbors who do not already know Jesus?
  6. If you had been present at the ascension and were going to report on it, for the local news station, what headline would you use?