Daily Archive: Friday, November 9, 2018

Gracious in Suffering

And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:60). To be gracious is to show mercy, kindness or forgiveness. It is also to treat people with respect and courtesy especially in the face of hostilities. The text speaks of Stephen’s last words when he was martyred for his faith. In the text …