[a]Now Stephen full of faith and [b]power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.

[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.

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  1. Acts 6:8 God 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.
  2. Acts 6:8 Excellent and singular gifts.
  3. Acts 6:9 Schools and Universities were of old time addicted to false pastors, and were the instruments of Satan to blow abroad and defend false doctrines.
  4. Acts 6:9 Of the company and College as it were.
  5. Acts 6:10 False teachers, because they will not be overcome, flee from disputations to manifest and open slandering and false accusations.

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