a good exit


devotional post # 2087

Luke 24:50-53

Luk 24:50 Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and while lifting up his hands he blessed them.
Luk 24:51 While he blessed them, he parted from them and was lifted up into the sky.
Luk 24:52 And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
Luk 24:53 and they were continually blessing God in the temple .

a good exit

Jesus had promised to empower his apostles, so they had a purpose — a ministry to look forward to. He visibly prayed God’s blessings upon them. He was doing that as he ascended into the sky. No wonder these believers began a habit of continually blessing God. They worshiped Jesus with great joy. He had made a good exit.

There will come times when we will have to make an exit as well.

LORD, give us such a love for others that when we have to leave them, they can take it with confidence and joy, knowing that we will keep praying for them.

About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is a former Christian missionary and a candidate for pastoral ministry. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
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