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Acts 6,7 (Continued)

II.  The Martyrdom of Stephen: A. The Occasion: 6:9-12 1. The dispute with Stephen: a. What is the significance of the word “then” in vs. 9? Does it give any indication of the real nature of the dispute and of the subject of the dispute? b. Who were the disputants? 1) Identify these Libertines, Cyrenians, […]

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Stephan’s Prayer

Question: Who was Stephen praying for in Acts 7:60 when he said, “Lord lay not this sin to their charge.” Answer: He was praying for the same people for whom Christ prayed, when in the hour of his crucifixion he said: “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.” And this people are […]

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The Tentmaker

The Tentmaker by Julius Berstl, Published by Rinehart and Co., Inc., Murray Hill, New York. “The Tentmaker” is a novel based on the life of St. Paul. Or rather a novel of St. Paul up until the time that Paul becomes a missionary for the church of the New Dispensation. The Author begins his story […]

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Acts 5:17 – 7:60

Outline XVI A HARD-PRESSED SANHEDRIN MEETS Acts 5:17-42 The Occasion— There seems to have been no special occasion for the High Priest and all that were of the sect of the Sadducees to be spurred to action. The case seems to be as follows: The success of these Galilean fishermen was more than the evil […]

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