Jesus showed that He was alive again forever from being dead by many signs that couldn’t be erased for forty days, telling them all kinds of stuff about the kingdom of God. Jesus told them to stay all together in Jerusalem until the promise of special power from the Holy Spirit came down to them from the Father.
When the followers asked Jesus when the Father’s kingdom would come, Jesus told them, It’s not for you to know about the times. That’s only for the Father to know, But He will send down power on You, and you will go all around the world to tell everyone that I paid for all the bad stuff and they can all come into the kingdom of heaven for free now to be with My Father and Me forever.
After Jesus said this, the followers watched as He was taken up off the ground into the air and into a cloud and went up into heaven. When the men were still looking up where Jesus went two men stood by them in white clothes and said to them, Why are you standing here looking up into heaven. This same Jesus who was taken up into heaven will come back down here just like you saw Him go up.
People from other countries all around the world were in Jerusalem for one of the big parties to the Lord, when they heard words from the followers telling them about Jesus finishing paying for all their bad stuff, and about all the amazing stuff that God does. They heard the followers talking each one in the words from their own country.
They were all amazed and wanted to know what was happening but some said they had been drinking too much wine. But Peter stood up in front of them and said, No, they haven’t been drinking wine. It’s too early in the morning. No! That’s not it. This is what the special writings from God told about through the man named Joel, that God said He would pour out His Spirit of power on everyone and they would tell all His good stuff. And anyone who calls out to God will be saved.
Peter and John went into the temple and a man was there who couldn’t walk from the time he was born. The man was put sitting outside the temple to ask people for money as the people came to see God. Peter and John said to the man, Look at us. The man looked up at them thinking they would give him some money.
All God’s men from Samuel and after him told about the good time coming, and the amazing deal that God made with our fathers that through them the whole world would be brought His special happiness. God raised up from being dead His Son, Jesus, and sent Him to put His special happiness on you to turn you away from all your bad stuff.