A C T S.
In this chapter we have, I. The discontent that
was among the disciples about the distribution of the public
charity, ver. 1. II. The
election and ordination of seven men, who should take care of that
matter, and ease the apostles of the burden, ver. 2-6. III. The increase of the church, by
the addition of many to it, ver.
7. IV. A particular account of Stephen, one of the
seven. 1. His great activity for Christ, ver. 8. 2. The opposition he met with from the
enemies of Christianity, and his disputes with them, ver. 9, 10. 3. The convening of him
before the great sanhedrim, and the crimes laid to his charge,
ver. 11-14. 4. God's
owning him upon his trial, ver.