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  • Saul Of Tarsus' Conversion Series

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Feb 4, 2016
    based on 32 ratings
     | 5,985 views

    To establish that Saul of Tarsus’ conversion followed the New Testament’s “pattern of conversions” as depicted in the Book of Acts. This lesson dispels the false notion that Saul was saved on the road to Damascus; rather than in the city, 3 days later.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Saul’s Clash with Christ 2. Saul’s Call by Christ 3. Saul’s Conversion to Christ Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme: “Saul of Tarsus’ Conversion.” What will be evident in this lesson is that Saul’s conversion followed the ...read more

  • From A Lion To A Lamb

    Contributed by Jonathan Campbell on Mar 19, 2008
     | 527 views

    The conversion of Saul of Tarsus.

    1. SAUL’S ADVERSITY “It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks”. The word “pricks” refers to the instrument used by a ploughman to guide his oxen. It was up to 10 feet long and had a pointed end. Saul was doing what sinners have done down through the ages - resisting the speaking voice of ...read more

  • It Was Grace That Taught My Heart To Fear

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 12,891 views

    John Newton believed that God’s grace taught him to fear. But we’re not supposed to be afraid of anything are we?

    OPEN: Does anybody know what the date was this Last Friday? (Friday the 13th) Both Fridays and the number 13 have both been considered “unlucky” down thru the ages. The number 13, for example: The Turks so disliked that number that they practically removed it from their vocabulary ...read more

  • Power Of Suffering

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,181 views

    Examine Saul of Tarsus as a model for how Christ calls us to suffer for Him

    I. Unlikely Election A. God Chooses Whom He Wills, Not Whom You Suspect B. "They Would Make a Fine Christian" Is a Statement I Have Heard a Pastor Make of an Unsaved Lawyer. The Truth Is Anyone Touched by God’s Grace Would Make a Fine Christian. Whether They Are Now in the Gutters of Sin or ...read more

  • Have I Sinned Too Much For God To Forgive?

    Contributed by David Insell on May 2, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,318 views

    This message tells of God’s forgiveness no matter what the sin. We will look at David and Saul of Tarsus.

    I have been a pastor for about 25 years. In this period of time, I have talked to many people who have said that they had sinned too much for God to forgive. Then you have the people who say, “ I just can’t forgive myself.” You would think as many churches that we have in America that we ...read more

  • In The Grip Of God's Grace

    Contributed by Daisy Barnum on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 131 ratings
     | 5,969 views

    Saul was from Tarsus of Cilicia and was born into a well to do home. Saul as a rabbi, was required t

    Saul was from Tarsus of Cilicia and was born into a well to do home. Saul as a rabbi, was required to learn a trade and so labored in the low-paying, menial task of tentmaking. But two facts demonstrate the social status of Saul's family, which are Saul's Roman citizenship and his opportunity to ...read more

  • The Impact Of Good News Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Feb 17, 2008
     | 1,495 views

    The impact of the "good news of the gospel" has a way of changing lives and the perspective of life, just like it did for Paul (Saul of Tarsus)

    Romans – God’s Glorious Gospel The Impact of Good News Romans 1:8-15 * Good News! What comes to your mind when you hear these two words? For one couple it may be “you’re expecting a baby.” For another couple it could be, “you’re approved for your new house.” For one person it would be, ...read more

  • The Needs Of A New Christian Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Aug 10, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,119 views

    The essential needs of new converts are discussed using this account describing the events that immediately followed the conversion of Saul of Tarsus.

  • From Opponent To Proponent

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Apr 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,564 views

    Like Saul of Tarsus, Christ calls us to dramatic change so we might join in God's work.

    An old farmer liked to brag around town that he could command his mule with nothing more than a few soft words; no whips or prods necessary. She would respond, he claimed, with nothing more than gently spoken commands. Of course people were skeptical, so one day his buddy down at the feed store ...read more

  • Saul's Big Flip Flop Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Oct 16, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,163 views

    Nothing can explain what happened to Saul of Tarsus short of God’s intervention in his life. Has that ever happened to you?

    The experience of Saul of Tarsus has to be the most ironic and dramatic change story in the New Testament. Here’s a man with a clean conscience, doing the unconscionable. Here’s a man with high religious standards performing terrorist acts. Here’s a man who hates Jesus, but wants to please ...read more

  • Facing The False Prophet Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Oct 5, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,373 views

    Saul of Tarsus transforms into the apostle Paul whil preaching the true gospel and facing a false prophet: what the 21st century church can learn about confronting false teaching from the 1st cenutry example

    SERIES: “LESSONS FROM THE EARLY CHURCH” TEXT: ACTS 13:1-12 TITLE: “FACING THE FALSE PROPHET” INTRODUCTION: A. Would you hire this man? A member of the pulpit committee at a certain church was ...read more

  • Put Away Your Suspicions And Be Like Ananias

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,612 views

    Have you ever struggled to go out of your way to help people who are considered to be suspicious fellows? Imagine the hesitancy of Ananias when the Lord told him to render assistance to the murdering Saul of Tarsus.

    Illustration:A poor workman always finds fault with his tools. Bits & Pieces, May 1990, p. 10. Illustration:Ten Most Used Excuses: 1. I forgot. 2. No one told me to go ahead. 3. I didn’t think it was that important. 4. Wait until the boss comes back and ask him. 5. I didn’t know ...read more

  • An Extreme Make Over Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Dec 15, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,209 views

    Acts 9 is one of the most exciting chapters in the early history of the church. The conversion of Saul of Tarsus, the leading persecutor of the early church was perhaps the greatest event in church history after the coming of the Holy Ghost at Pentecost.

    AN EXTREME MAKE-OVER Acts 9:1-31 Acts 9 is one of the most exciting chapters in the early history of the church. The conversion of Saul of Tarsus, the leading persecutor of the early church was perhaps the greatest event in church history after the coming of the Holy Ghost at Pentecost. If ...read more

  • Unlimited Patience, Indescribable Grace Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Mar 16, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,574 views

    Paul never got over Jesus’ choice when instead of sending him to hell, he saved him and put him into his service. Foreknowledge and grace came together when God turned the terrorist from Tarsus into a saintly servant of righteousness.

    Unlimited Patience, Indescribable Grace 12 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service; 13 even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor. And yet I was shown mercy, because I acted ...read more

  • Fragrance Of The Father Iii Series

    Contributed by Richard Wafford on Apr 13, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 973 views

    Jesus is in the life changing business. Look at all the examples that God gives us in regards to his life changing business, Elisha,Jacob Saul of Tarsus, Peter, James, John,Martha and Mary, the list goes on, have we been through a change?

    Fragrance of the Father Part 3 Script: Romans 6:5-23 Introduction: In his book, A Ready Defense, Josh McDowell states: “You can laugh at Christianity; you can mock and ridicule it—-but it works. If you decide to trust Christ, start watching your attitudes and actions, because Jesus Christ is ...read more