Margaret McMillin (Texas)
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[Stephen] kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep. - Acts 7:60 (KJV)
When I read the story of how Stephen was cast out of the city and stoned to death because of false testimony brought against him, I often wonder how he could still pray for his killers. Instead of praying that the Lord would stop the stoning, Stephen asked that their...
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those persecuted for their beliefs
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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”