In the sixth chapter of Acts, we read that the Apostles commissioned seven men in the congregation at Jerusalem to supervise the church's ministry to the needs of its widows and other poor. (This is generally considered to be the beginning of the office of Deacon in the Church, although the Scriptures do not use this term in referring to the original seven men.) Two of these have gained lasting fame. One was Stephen, who became the Church's first martyr. The other was Philip... Read more here...
Thursday, October 11, 2007
PHILIP, DEACON & EVANGELIST 11 OCTOBER NT
Here are the appointed lessons for the Feast of Philip, Deacon and Evangelist.