Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit … full of God’s grace and power. …Opposition arose… and some… began to argue with Stephen. But they could not stand up against the wisdom the Spirit gave him as he spoke.

Acts 6:5-10

Here is a model to imitate. In the task allotted when we first meet him, his companions were of comparable quality. Such a character made a mark on his generation. Soon he was called to surrender that precious life, as his Lord had done. A truly Christ-like man. Could it be you or me?

Daily Reading: Ezra 6