Why is it that Jesus' disciples and other early Christians were also killed after Jesus was crucified, eg John, Stephen, James, and others?

Why were there others among Jesus' friends and the early church that had to die for their faith? It seems that since Jesus died to pay for our sins, others shouldn't have had to die, also.

Acts 7:1 - 60

NKJV - 1 Then the high priest said, "Are these things so? 2 And he said, "Brethren and fathers, listen: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran.

Clarify Share Report Asked June 26 2017 Tulips Ponatshego Kgagawe

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