Friday, May 3, 2013

Day 123, May 3 - Acts 9

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9 And for three days he was without sight, and neither ate nor drank. 18-20 And immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he rose and was baptized; and taking food, he was strengthened. For some days he [Saul/Paul] was with the disciples at Damascus. And immediately he proclaimed Jesus in the synagogues, saying, "He is the Son of God."
22 But Saul increased all the more in strength, and confounded the Jews who lived in Damascus by proving that Jesus was the Christ.

Saul met Jesus in a dramatic way. During his blindness he didn't eat or drink. When he regained his sight what was the first thing he did? He was baptized and then he ate. He spent time learning from the disciples and then he immediately proclaimed Jesus in the synagogues. A life to emulate. 

1 comment:

  1. Acts 9
    13-15 Ananias replied, “Lord, I’ve heard a lot of people tell about the many evil things this man has done to your people in Jerusalem. Saul has come here to Damascus with authority from the chief priests to put anyone who calls on your name in prison.”
    The Lord told Ananias, “Go! I’ve chosen this man to bring my name to nations, to kings, and to the people of Israel.

    31b The number of people increased as people lived in the fear of the Lord and the comfort of the Holy Spirit.