And all that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel. Acts 6:15. Stephen, the foremost of the seven deacons, was a man of deep piety and broad
When thou shalt vow a vow unto the Lord thy God, thou shalt not slack to pay it: for the Lord thy God will surely require it of thee. Deuteronomy 23:21. The brief but terrible history of Ananias and Sapphira
And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. Luke 23:42. To Jesus in His agony on the cross there came one gleam of comfort. It was the prayer of the penitent thief…. This man
And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus. Luke 23:26. Jesus had hardly passed the
Rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God. Joel 2:13. It was the custom among the Jews for the garments to be rent at the death of friends, but this custom the priests were
Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall. 1 Corinthians 10:12. When Christ on the eve of His betrayal forewarned His disciples, “All ye shall be offended because of me this night,” Peter confidently declared, “Although
Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father? John 14:9.