Acts 6: Ver. 8. And Stephen, full of faith…
He “using the office of a deacon well, did purchase to himself a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus,” #1Ti 3:13.
A diligent man stays not long in a low place.
The painting: Birth of St Mary in Santa Maria Novella in Firenze by Domenico Ghirlandaio.