Acts 7:57-60

57 At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him, 58 dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. Meanwhile, the witnesses laid their coats at the feet of a young man named Saul.

59 While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” 60 Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep.

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One response to “Acts 7:57-60

  1. He was being murdered by repeated blunt force trauma, and his thoughts were to be received by Christ and to not have his murder be held against the murdered. I’m not ready to be persecuted, much less lay down my life. I know that I am temporally fixated and that I have to eye the kingdom.

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