Prayer During Persecution
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So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.
They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!" Then falling on his knees, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them!" Having said this, he fell asleep.
The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their robes off them and proceeded to order them to be beaten with rods. When they had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to guard them securely; and he, having received such a command, threw them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.read more.
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,