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Acts 9:23-25 Saul’s First Escape

Dedicated disciples

Saul has become an adamant supporter of Jesus Christ since his conversion. In our reading today we see how his previous supporters feel about that.

When Saul originally set out for Damascus the traditional Jews in that area were overjoyed. Those believing in Jesus had spread to their city. They were sharing the gospel and people were becoming believers in Jesus at every turn. The religious leaders wanted help stopping this ‘infection.’ Saul was their champion. He was going to stem the tide and turn the people back to the old ways. Read more »