Text: Acts 9:1-22
Introduction: A close check of these verses will reveal that the church had nothing to do with Pauls conversion. It was an act of sovereign grace.
I. PAUL THE PERSECUTOR - VS. 1-2
A. Notice his Name - vs. 1 (Saul).
Named after one of Israels greatest kings but after conversion he took the name Paul which means "Little". (What a conversion).
B. Notice his Nature - vs. 1
Breathing out threatening and slaughter.
C. Notice his Notions - vs. 2
On his way to arrest Christians.
II. PAUL THE PUPIL - VS. 3-6
In these verses you see how Paul learned Christ.
A. By Regeneration - vs. 3
There shined a light around him from heaven (Heb.6:4)
B. By Humiliation - Vs. 4-5.
C. By Transformation - Vs. 6
Lord, what will thou have me do?
III. PAUL THE PREACHER - VS. 20-22
A. When he preached - straightway
B. Where he preached - Synagogue
C. What he preached - Christ the Saviour.
IV. PAUL THE PUZZLE - VS, 21-22
A. Some were Confused - vs. 21 (Amazed).
B. Some were Confounded - vs, 22 (The Jews).
C. Some were Converted
SERMON BY BROTHER EDGAR THOMAS - EVANGELIST - USA