Gospel.com Topics Feed - Ascend 2009-09-18T10:36:34-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/ascend/ Descent in the Bible - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians%204:8-10&version=NIV 2009-09-18T10:36:34-05:00 If Jesus ascended into heaven, it follows that He must have descended in the first place. Christians believe that through his death on the cross, Christ actually descended into hell, and was raised up afterward to take his place on the throne of heaven. Ascension - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts%201:7-11&version=NIV 2009-09-10T14:39:11-05:00 The ascension of Jesus was an event that shocked the disciples. Jesus had just finished talking with them and he went up into the clouds and was hidden from view. A few angels came by and told the disciples to move along, Jesus had ascended into heaven and that he would return in the same way.