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half truths

half truths Acts 6:8-15 (JDV) Acts 6:8 Now Stephen, full of favor and power, was performing great marvels and signs among the people. Acts 6:9 Opposition arose, however, from some members of the Synagogue of the Liberated, composed of both … Continue reading

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adding new leaders

adding new leaders Acts 6:1-7 (JDV) Acts 6:1 However, in those days, when the disciples were increasing, there arose a complaint by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. Acts … Continue reading

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worst defense

Acts 6:8-7:60 Stephen’s message at his trial before the Sanhedrin is one of the best Old Testament summaries ever.  It was also one of the worst testimonies ever given at a trial.  It so enraged the listeners that they decided … Continue reading

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obedient to the faith

Acts 4:32-6:7.  The church of Jesus Christ is not simply a social movement. The kingdom of God has a king in heaven, and he has given us a body of instruction recorded in the Gospels. Believers are obligated to obey … Continue reading

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