Tags: religious opposition

  • Stephen


    February 10, 2013  — 

    As tensions between the apostles and the religious leaders continue to rise, one of the newly appointed “seven,” Stephen, rises up as the first martyr. He declares that after Christ’s death and resurrection the temple and the law are now irrelevant Š—– and because this is treasonous talk at the time Š—– he is stoned to death by the enraged crowd.

    Scripture: Acts 6:8-7:60