Why was Saul going to Damascus? Who did Saul meet? What did Jesus inform Saul to do?
Saul employed to punish and destroy men and women simply because they had been Christians. Jesus showed Saul He was actual so Saul Saul could do a unique job for God.
What unique job did God have for Saul?
God known as Saul to go inform men and women in other nations about Jesus. Someday, you may be known as by God to do a unique job for God.
Saul initially required to think in Jesus just before he could God’s unique job.
Saul continued to oppose the Lord’s followers. He mentioned they would be destroyed. He went to the higher priest.
He asked the priest for letters to take to the synagogues in Damascus. He wanted to discover males and ladies who belonged to the Way of Jesus. The letters would permit him to take them as prisoners to Jerusalem.
On his journey, Saul approached Damascus. Abruptly a light from heaven flashed about him. He fell to the ground. He heard a voice speak to him. “Saul Saul! Why are you opposing me?”
“Who are you, Lord?” Saul asked. “I am Jesus,” he replied. I am the one particular you are opposing.
Now get up and go into the city. There you will be told what you need to do.”
The males traveling with Saul stood there. They weren’t capable to speak. They had heard the sound. But they did not see any one.
Saul got up from the ground. He opened his eyes but he could not see. So they led him by the hand into Damascus.
For 3 days he was blind. He did not consume or drink something.
In Damascus there was a believer named Ananias. The Lord known as out to him in a vision. “Ananias!” he mentioned. “Yes Lord,” he answered.
The Lord told him, “Go to the property of Judas on Straight Street. Ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul. He is praying.
In a vision Saul has noticed a man come and location his hands on him. That man’s name is Ananias. In the vision, Ananias placed his hands on Saul so he could see once more.”
“Lord,” Ananias answered. “I’ve heard numerous reports about this man. They say he has accomplished terrific harm to your holy men and women in Jerusalem.
Now he has come right here to arrest all these who worship you. The chief priests have provided him authority to do this.”
But the Lord mentioned to Ananias, “Go! I have selected this man to operate for me. He will announce Jesus name to the Gentiles and to their kings. He will announce Jesus’ name to the men and women of Israel.
Jesus will show him how substantially he need to endure for Him.”
Then Ananias went to the property and entered it. He placed his hands on Saul. “Brother Saul,” he mentioned, “you saw the Lord Jesus. He appeared to you on the road as you had been coming right here. He has sent me so that you will be capable to see once more. You will be filled with the Holy Spirit.”
Ideal away anything like scales fell from Saul’s eyes. And he could see once more. He got up and was baptized.
Following consuming some meals, he got his strength back.
Reference Scripture employed from The NIrV May possibly the Faith Be With You Holy Bible @ Zondervan 2017.