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Why was Stephen stoned to death?
He was stoned to death because he spoke out against the Jewish authorities. Stephen was just 29 years old when he was killed. What the young deacon was preaching and teaching angered the Jewish elders. He was given a trial where Stephen gave a long speech which led to his death.
What happened to Stephen in the New Testament?
Jesus stood to welcome Stephen. Stephen was dragged from the court and out of the city. He was then stoned to death according to the law at that time. Saul was there, but he did not participate in the stoning.
What did Saul do when Stephen was stoned to death?
He stood by to watch over the coats of those who took pleasure in stoning Stephen to his death. In other words, Saul approved of what was taking place ( Acts 8:1 ).
What did Stephen pray when he was being stoned?
and began to stone him. at the feet of a young man named Saul. 59 While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, 鈥淟ord Jesus, receive my spirit.鈥?and cried out, 鈥淟ord, do not hold this sin against them.鈥?When he had said this, he fell asleep.