'But Polycarp also was not only instructed by the apostles, and acquainted with many that had seen Christ, but was also appointed by apostles in Asia bishop of the church of Smyrna.' But when the magistrate pressed him, and said, 'Swear, and I will release you; revile Christ,' Polycarp said, 'Fourscore and six years have I been serving him, and he has done me no wrong; how then can I blaspheme my king who saved me?'...'But he again said to him, 'If you despise the wild beast
“You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you.” — Acts Is this promise only for the early Christians? What do the scriptures say? “The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off” (Acts Jesus said, “If you.