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An Account of the First Christian Martyr

“While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” 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.” (Acts 7:59+60/NIV). These … Continue reading

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Religious Zeal and Anger

“When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, “Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them?” (Luke 9:54/NIV). Here is a brief anecdote. Jesus was on his way towards Jerusalem. Obviously, it … Continue reading

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