Yesterday’s post introduced Saul — later, Paul — whom Christ brought to the ground and, with that fall, accomplished the most dramatic conversion in Christian history.
That post has much information on Saul’s background. It is important to know, as it helps reveal the man who wrote so many letters to his converts — Epistles which we hear most Sundays — and, other than Jesus, contributed the most to Christian theology.
The painting at left shows what happened as described in Acts 9:1-9.
Yesterday’s post covered Acts 9:1-2. Today’s will cover the next seven verses.
I’ve used the English Standard Version below:
The Conversion of Saul
9 But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if…
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