The Word of God – Acts 6

Acts 6:1 And in those days, when the number of the disciples  was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians  against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected  in the daily ministration. 

Acts 6:2 Then the twelve called the  multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not  reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve  tables. 

Acts 6:3 Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you  seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and  wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. 

Acts 6:4  But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the  ministry of the word.  

Acts 6:5 And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and  they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy  Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon,  and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch: 

Acts 6:6  Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had  prayed, they laid their hands on them. 

Acts 6:7 And the word  of God increased; and the number of the disciples  multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the  priests were obedient to the faith. 

Acts 6:8 And Stephen, full  of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among  the people.  

Acts 6:9 Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which  is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians,  and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Asia,  disputing with Stephen. 


Acts 6:10 And they were not able to  resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake. 

Acts 6:11  Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him  speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against  God. 

Acts 6:12 And they stirred up the people, and the elders,  and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and  brought him to the council, 

Acts 6:13 And set up false  witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak  blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:  

Acts 6:14 For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of  Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the  customs which Moses delivered us. 

Acts 6:15 And all that sat  in the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it  had been the face of an angel.   KJV


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