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Acts 9:19-22 Complete 180

Follow Saul’s example

Today we look on as Saul begins his life as a new believer. He wastes no time in setting the record straight.

Because of his background Saul was in an excellent position to see the scriptures in the light of the truth. The Holy Spirit opened Saul’s eyes to all that was contained in the Torah and the teachings Jesus had done. I’m certain Saul had heard reports of Jesus’ words. I wonder if he was ever present in any of the Jesus’ sermons.

Saul didn’t pretend to know everything though. Instead he stayed with the disciples in Damascus and learned from them. But he also offered his personal testimony at the very next opportunity. And a powerful testimony it was. The man who had persecuted the new believers at every turn was now their strongest supporter. Read more »