“Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:”
King James Version (KJV)
1:2 After having given commandment - In the 3d verse #Acts 1:3 St|. Luke expresses in general terms what Christ said to his apostles during those forty days. But in the 4th #Acts 1:4 and following verses he declares what he said on the| day of his ascension. He had brought his former account down to that day; and from that day begins the Acts of the Apostles.
Ac 1:2 Through the Holy Ghost. Jesus received the Spirit without measure, and all he did was in the Spirit. He also imparted a measure of the Spirit, before he ascended, to the apostles to help them in their work (Joh 20:22). Commandments. The Great Commission. (Joh 20:22 Mt 28:18-20 Mr 16:15-16 Lu 24:49).