Acts 5:18

Acts 5:18 (ASV 1901)

18and laid hands on the apostles, and put them in public ward.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

Jack was a former soldier who was behind bars for preaching the gospel in an Asian country that had not heard of Jesus. But filled with a sense of urgency to do his King's bidding, Jack yet again, snuck back into the county in defiance of the instructions he was given before his release from prison.
After hours of gruelling interrogation, Maryam and Marziyeh were detained for "Advertising and promoting Christianity in Iran". Both happily they declared to their captors; "we are proud of these handcuffs because we’re wearing them on account of our faith in Jesus Christ."
When Stephen Cheung is arrested and treated like a dangerous criminal, he considers this to be a blessing, to suffer for the name of Christ.
A famous Hindu priest immediately starts preaching Jesus when he is healed of paralysis and blindness. Soon, he is arrested, tortured and forced to deny Christ. But he held his ground, and upon his release; continued to preach the gospel leading many to Christ.
Saw-Lee was arrested and imprisoned for proclaiming the love of God by a Buddhist priest. He prayed for grace to endure the great pain and suffering he was subjected to, resolving to die rather than betray his brethren.
For his boldness and active zeal in the service of Christ, Ko Sanlone was subjected to much cruelty; from imprisonment, to beatings, and the confiscation of all his properties. Yet, 'he never wavered under the storm of persecution', until he was finally called home to meet his Christ.
Brother Yun and ten house church leaders were arrested on the orders of the central government in Beijing. Horrendously, they were beaten and tortured without mercy.
Sundar Singh was arrested for preaching in a forbidden Tibetan village. But his joy was so great--joy that he might suffer for Jesus' sake--that he sang and preached all night long from his tiny cell window. The enraged officials tried to silence him with torture, but he sang hymns of praise to Jesus all the more.
Sundar Singh was arrested for preaching in a forbidden Tibetan village. But his joy was so great--joy that he might suffer for Jesus' sake--that he sang and preached all night long from his tiny cell window. The enraged officials tried to silence him with torture, but he sang hymns of praise to Jesus all the more.
When Pastor Shen Xiaoming was finally arrested, an elated police chief happily declared to him: 'It took me so many years to find you. This time, there will be no turning back. You will surely die in the detention prison.' His only crime all along, was proclaiming the Gospel.