1. Death of _James_
It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword.
1. Death of James
2. Arrest of _Peter_
When he saw that this pleased the Jews, he proceeded to seize Peter also. This happened during the Feast of Unleavened Bread. After arresting him, he put him in prison, handing him over to be guarded by four squads of four soldiers each. Herod intended to bring him out for public trial after the Passover.
2. Arrest of Peter
3. Prayer of _the church_
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.
3. Prayer of the church