8 ¶ [a]Now Stephen full of faith and [b]power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.
9 [c]Then there arose certain of the [d]Synagogue, which are called Libertines, and Cyrenians, and of Alexandria, and of them of Cilicia, and of Asia, and disputed with Stephen.
10 [e]But they were not able to resist the wisdom, and the Spirit by the which he spake.
Acts 6:8God exerciseth his Church first with evil words and slanders, then with imprisonments, afterward with scourgings, and by these means prepareth it in such sort, that at length he causeth it to encounter with Satan and the world, even to bloodshed and death, and that with good success.
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