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The Epistle of Paul To The Galatians Chapter 2:11-13
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Now let’s examine what I will call the EVIDENTIAL
CONVERSION of Paul. Or in other words, what did others
see in the life of Paul that gave unmistakable
credibility to his conversion?
20 And straightway he preached Christ in the
synagogues, that he is the Son of God.
21 But all that heard [him] were amazed, and said; Is
not this he that destroyed them which called on this
name in Jerusalem, and came hither for that intent,
that he might bring them bound unto the chief priests?
22 But Saul increased the more in strength, and
confounded the Jews which dwelt at Damascus, proving
that this is very Christ.
23 And after that many days were fulfilled, the Jews
took counsel to kill him:
24 But their laying await was known of Saul. And they
watched the gates day and night to kill him.
25 Then the disciples took him by night, and let [him]
down by the wall in a basket.
26 And when Saul was come to Jerusalem, he assayed to
join himself to the disciples: but they were all
afraid of him, and believed not that he was a
27 But Barnabas took him, and brought [him] to the
apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the
Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and
how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of
28 And he was with them coming in and going out at
>> So what can we learn from the evidential conversion
of Paul. Or what was the evidence that other’s saw
that proved his conversion was genuine?
- His conversion was public, not private.
- The people who knew Paul the way he was also
confirmed his conversion. The people were astonished,
astounded. They were besides themselves when they saw
this great hater of believers converted to Christ.
- Paul’s conversion DID NOT WAVER. In fact, the
evidence of his conversion was seen in the fact ...
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