|Overview - Acts 12|
|1||King Herod persecutes the Christians, kills James, and imprisons Peter; whom an angel delivers upon the prayers of the church.|
|20||Herod in his pride taking to himself the honour due to God, is stricken by an angel, and dies miserably.|
|24||After his death, the word of God prospers.|
|25||Saul and Barnabas return to Antioch.|
Acts 12:1 (King James Version)
Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.