Did Jesus go to heaven after he died but before his ascension?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


Yes, Jesus went to heaven on the day of his death.

Luke 23:42-43 View context

And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

No, Jesus remained on earth after his death until his ascension.

John 20:17 View context

Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and [to] my God, and your God.

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