Stephen Martyred
      November 13, 2022

Scripture: Acts 6:8-8:1a
Reverend Doug Bunnell

First Presbyterian Church of Bellingham
Sunday, November 13, 2022

See today’s bulletin here

Questions to explore:

  • The text says that “they could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit with which he (Stephen) spoke.” What do you think those discussions were like?
  • When they could not argue him down, they resorted to dirty tricks. What do you think was their motivation and rationalization for doing this?
  • What strikes you about Stephen’s summary of the Hebrew Bible?
  • What made the leaders so angry at Stephen?
  • What strikes you about Stephen’s attitude during his death?
  • What martyrs can you give thanks for?

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