Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 4, 2006
Saul was an unusual convert, to be sure. But perhaps he can serve as an example of the things the new believers go through when they come to Christ. And we can also find out how we can encourage them by reaching out like Barnabas did.
Passage: Acts 9:19-31
Intro: There are times in our lives when we undergo dramatic change.
1. moving, starting a new school, a new job.
2. many factors in these changes, but one of the most powerful is the change in relationships.
3. separate from old friends, perhaps struggle to make new