Faith in the face of persecution is well demonstrated through Joseph, David, Jesus Christ. Genesis 37:28; 1 Samuel 20:1; Matthew 4:1... and what of Stephen, appointed one of seven, by the apostles, to provide daily ministration to the disciples. He being of good report being full of faith and the Holy Spirit. Acts 6:3-5.
1. The Testing of Stephen's Faith. He took up his cross and followed our LORD Jesus and he spread the Gospel. The unbelievers rejected him. Luke 9:23; James 1:2; Acts 7:51.
2. His Preaching Was Rejected. The scribes and Pharisees resisted the Holy Spirit. Light rejected brings forth more darkeness. Acts 7:54; Hebrews 4:12; Genesis 6:3; Romans 1:28.
Carl Lubin is the new Pastor of Bible Baptist Church after 27 years of faithful service from the founding Pastor- James Barker. Pastor Lubin was saved while attending the church as a young person, and followed the Lord's call to preach under this ministry. He has a B.A. and M.A....