Readings for Ascension Day:
Psalm 47- "God is gone up with a merry noise, and the Lord with the sound of the trump. O sing praises, sing praises unto our God"
Daniel 7: 9-14 - "I saw in the night visions, and behold, one like the Son of Man came with the clouds of heaven,"
Acts 1:1-11 - "And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight."
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: Coptic icon of the Ascension by Isaac Fanous, Sts Peter and Paul Coptic Orthodox Church, Bixby, Oklahoma