Acts 6:2-3-So the twelve called together the whole group of the disciples and said, “It is not right for us to neglect the Word of God in order to serve tables. So, select from among you seven reputable men, full of the Spirit, and wisdom, who we may put in charge of this duty.”
V.5 “…and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Ruach ha-Kodesh…”
V.6 “They placed these men before the emissaries; and after praying, they laid hands on them.“
V.8 “Now, Stephen, full of grace and power, was doing great signs and wonders among the people.”**
**Emphasis mine. Tree of Life version.
When most of us hear the story of Stephen, we immediately remember him for being the first martyr of the early church. He ignited the wrath of the religious establishment who were enraged at the wisdom from the Spirit with which…
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