God Helps Stephen Forgive His Enemies
Read: Acts 7
In This Passage: Stephen, a man full of God’s grace, gets in trouble with Jewish leaders. People tell lies to say he is speaking against God. Stephen preaches the truth about Jesus, and they get even more angry. They kill Stephen, and as they do, Stephen prays to forgive them. God helps us forgive our enemies.
Bible Point: God helps us forgive our enemies.
Summary Verse: "bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must also forgive." Colossians 3:13
Last Week's Verse: “This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” (2 Corinthians 5:17).