Stoned for preaching the Gospel

Scripture reference

Acts 14:19–20 (ASV 1901)

19But there came Jews thither from Antioch and Iconium: and having persuaded the multitudes, they stoned Paul, and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. 20But as the disciples stood round about him, he rose up, and entered into the city: and on the morrow he went forth with Barnabas to Derbe.

Stories

As part of a team preaching the Gospel in Toxteth, Liverpool, Martin Goldsmith experienced for the first time, the reality of suffering for Christ. They were attacked by a crowd of youths who rained stones on them, leaving several of them hurt.