5 Peter was therefore kept in prison, but constant prayer was offered to God for him by the church.
What does the Bible mean by this?
13 But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!
31 And he went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee. And he was teaching them on the Sabbath.
1 Peter 4:16
16 Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name.
1 Peter 4:13
13 But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.
33 And He took Peter, James, and John with Him, and He began to be troubled and deeply distressed.