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The Stoning of Stephen
Acts 7.54-8.3

Francis Thompson was a strange and powerful English poet of the early twentieth century. He was a believing Christian, but his life had been sad and difficult in a number of ways. Yet in the middle of his personal suffering he discovered a strange truth, which he put into memorable verse. At the very moment when all seems most bleak, just then the presence of Jesus Christ, and of his angels, can be so real and powerful that it is as though some of the scenes from the gospels are coming true before your very eyes. Since Thompson lived in London, that is where he places his remarkable vision:...

Taken from Acts for Everyone Part 1 by Tom Wright

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