Question:The ascension of Jesus seems bizarre. Did he really defy the law of gravity and have ‘lift off’ into space?
Dr Jim McClure, noted theologian, responds:
Recently we’ve celebrated the death and miraculous resurrection of our Saviour. Forty days after his resurrection, when his earthly ministry was completed, Jesus met with his disciples on the Mount of Olives. He gave them some final directions and then, we read, ‘He was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight’ (Acts 1:9).