And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and signs among the people.
For they having served well, acquire to themselves a good step, and much freedom of speech in the faith which in Christ Jesus.
Then said Jesus to him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye would not believe.
And it shall be in the last days, says God, I pour out from my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your elder dream dreams:
And now, Lord, look upon their threats: and give to thy servants, with all freedom of speech to speak thy word,
Therefore, survey, brethren, seven men of you, being witnesses full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom ye shall set over this need.
And the word pleased before all the multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:
And they were not able to withstand the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
And all they sitting in the council, having looked intently upon him, saw his face as the face of a messenger.
And being full of the Holy Spirit, having looked intently to heaven, he saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God,
And the crowds unanimously attended to things spoken by Philip, in their hearing and seeing the signs which he did.
And truly he gave the sent; and the prophets; and the bearers of good tidings; and the shepherds, and the teachers;