spread the gospel to many cities facing dangerous obstacle

spread the gospel to many cities facing dangerous obstacle

During Paul’s time of Earth, he was transformed in the person he was afraid to be, a man of God. He set out to spread the gospel to many cities facing dangerous obstacles. With the support of friends he met along the way, he became one of the most talked about men of the New Testament. In his early days, Saul/Paul was known as persecutor. He searched for Christians who believed in the Messiah. He was so determined in his hunt; he looked for Christians in Damascus to bring back to Jerusalem as prisoners. As he traveled to Damascus, the Lord spoke to him. He asked, “Saul, why do you persecute me?” Saul responded with, “Who are you Lord?” (Acts 9:4-5) The Lord explained who He was and gave Saul some instructions. As Saul began to carry out the instructions of the Lord, he noticed he was blind. He didn’t let that deter him because the Lord gave him instructions. With the help of the men traveling with him, he arrived to Damascus. Saul was supposed to meet with Ananias. The Lord spoke to Ananias and told him to search out for Saul so he could regain his sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit. Ananias was hesitant at first because Saul’s reputation preceded him. After the Lord explain that Saul was to be an instrument of God before the Gentiles, kings, and the people of Israel, Ananias did was asked of him. The two finally meet and Saul’s sight has been restored. (Acts 9:8-19) He was baptized and started studying the word of God with the disciples. Saul’s understanding and preaching quickly grabbed the attention of the people of Damascus. They couldn’t believe he was the same man who persecuted Christians for their belief. Well, eventually his past caught up with him and the Jews of Damascus wanted him dead. Before they could set out to kill Saul, he knew of the plan and made plans of his own to flee Damascus. With the help of his followers he was successful. He returned to Jerusalem and tried t…


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