Down through the Christian History, it has been a system to work against the Christians and missionaries. They had been ill-treated, threatened, and persecuted, many at times with severe hatred, enmity, and jealous for the simple reason, they believe in true God.
Acts 5:27-42 Persecution Never Stopped
5:27-28 Threat from Sanhedrin
5:29-33 Apostles Response
5:33-39 Gamaliel Speaks
5:40-42 Apostles Carry out the Ministry
Acts 5:27-28 Threat from Sanhedrin