Acts 6:3–6

Brothers and sisters,j choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spiritk and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to theml and will give our attention to prayerm and the ministry of the word.”

This proposal pleased the whole group. They chose Stephen,n a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit;o also Philip,p Procorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas from Antioch, a convert to Judaism. They presented these men to the apostles, who prayedq and laid their hands on them.r

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