|Overview - Acts 6|
|1||The apostles, desirous to have the poor regarded for their bodily sustenance, as also careful themselves to dispense the word of God, the food of the soul,|
|5||and with the church's consent ordain seven chosen men to the office of deaconship.|
|7||The word of God prevails,|
|8||Stephen, full of faith and the Holy Ghost, confuting those with whom he disputed, is brought before the council, and falsely accused of blasphemy against the law and the temple.|
Acts 6:6 (King James Version)
Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.