|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 6:7 (King James Version)
And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.