Acts 9:1-25

Yesterday’s Reading was Acts 9:1-25. It is one account of Paul’s conversion.
Paul himself writes about it on three occasions in his letters:

1 Corinthians 9:1
Intention: My ministry is legit!

1 Corinthians 15:3-8
Intention: My ministry is legit!

Galatians 1:11-16
Intention: My ministry is legit!

Now the book of Acts has three accounts of it as well:

Acts 9:1-25
Intention: People, come and see the light!

Acts 22:6-21
Intention: People, come and see the light!

Acts 26:12-18
Intention: People, come and see the light!

Paul’s own accounts a very brief. They don’t have a story line to them, they are merely arguments for the legitimacy of his position. The book of Acts on the other hand uses the idea of Paul’s conversion as an example of how faith can turn a person around. The dramatic images of light have inspired many to see the light.