Our Story With God, Episode 37: Philip

The persecution that followed Stephen's death was supposed to snuff out the followers of Jesus, but it had the opposite effect.  As the believers fled Jerusalem they took the good news with them, and in a time before printing presses, phones, or mass communication their enthusiastic word-of-mouth was extremely effective.  The Bible tells us of one man who went one step farther - Philip began reaching out to the Gentiles.  Through his efforts, news of Jesus began to spread beyond the confines of Jewish communities, and even reached a new continent.  What God told Abraham had come true - through him all nations would be blessed.

Our Story With God, Episode 37

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