Wonderful lesson about Stephen.
Stephen is recognised as the first Christian martyr, and Acts Chapter 7 depicts one of the longest speeches recorded in the New Testament. He was described as a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit [Acts 6:5,7:55], a man full of God’s grace and power [Acts 6:8], a man with wisdom and spoke with the Spirit [Acts 6:10]; a man with the face of an angel [Acts 6:15]. Those were descriptions. There were also evidences of his great faith and his grace. In the face of powerful accusers, he stood firm by faith and rebuked them. In the face of physical threats, he stood strong by faith, and became the first man recorded to give up his life for Christ. Even in the face of death…
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