Snapshots from the Life of Stephen
October 3, 2021
The Bible contains numerous biographies. One of the leaders in the early Christian church was a man the New Testament identifies as Stephen. The book of Acts provides several snapshots of this man’s life. Perhaps by looking at his life we can gain some insight for living out the faith in today’s culture and world.
As we study the life of Stephen, note the following:
A heart to wisely
The courage to witness
The faith to die
The grace to completely
In the Greek language there is a word – stephanos. It means “the victor’s crown.” It is this Greek word which also gives us the popular name Stephen. He was a winner, victor, champion of the faith.