In the Pauline epistles, the description of the conversion experience is brief.
Appeal a reference of any case from an inferior to a superior court. Moses established in the wilderness a series of judicatories such that appeals could be made from a lower to a higher Ex. Under the Roman law the most remarkable case of appeal is that of Paul from the tribunal of Festus at Caesarea to that of the emperor at Rome Acts Paul availed himself of the privilege of a Roman citizen in this matter.
Epaphras lovely, spoken of by Paul Col. He was a distinguished disciple, and probably the founder of the Colossian church. He is also mentioned in the Epistle to Philemon 1: Paul restored him to life again.
Perga the capital of Pamphylia, on the coast of Asia Minor.
Paul and his companions landed at this place from Cyprus on their first missionary journey Acts Some time afterwards Paul and Barnabas again visited this city and "preached the word" It stood on the banks of the river Cestrus, some 7 miles from its mouth, and was a place of some commercial importance.
It is now a ruin, called Eski Kalessi. Sosthenes safe in strength, the chief ruler of the synagogue at Corinth, who was seized and beaten by the mob in the presence of Gallio, the Roman governor, when he refused to proceed against Paul at the instigation of the Jews Acts The motives of this assault against Sosthenes are not recorded, nor is it mentioned whether it was made by Greeks or Romans.
Some identify him, but without sufficient grounds, with one whom Paul calls "Sosthenes our brother," a convert to the faith 1 Cor.
Tarsus the chief city of Cilicia. It was distinguished for its wealth and for its schools of learning, in which it rivalled, nay, excelled even Athens and Alexandria, and hence was spoken of as "no mean city.
It stood on the banks of the river Cydnus, about 12 miles north of the Mediterranean. It is said to have been founded by Sardanapalus, king of Assyria. It is now a filthy, ruinous Turkish town, called Tersous.
Trophimus a foster-child, an Ephesian who accompanied Paul during a part of his third missionary journey Acts He was with Paul in Jerusalem, and the Jews, supposing that the apostle had brought him with him into the temple, raised a tumult which resulted in Paul's imprisonment.
This must refer to some event not noticed in the Acts. Tychicus chance, an Asiatic Christian, a "faithful minister in the Lord" Eph. He is alluded to also in Col. Titus honourable, was with Paul and Barnabas at Antioch, and accompanied them to the council at Jerusalem Gal.
He appears to have been a Gentile, and to have been chiefly engaged in ministering to Gentiles; for Paul sternly refused to have him circumcised, inasmuch as in his case the cause of gospel liberty was at stake. We find him, at a later period, with Paul and Timothy at Ephesus, whence he was sent by Paul to Corinth for the purpose of getting the contributions of the church there in behalf of the poor saints at Jerusalem sent forward 2 Cor.
He rejoined the apostle when he was in Macedonia, and cheered him with the tidings he brought from Corinth 7: After this his name is not mentioned till after Paul's first imprisonment, when we find him engaged in the organization of the church in Crete, where the apostle had left him for this purpose Titus 1:Acts Paul's Conversion & Baptism-Paul's Conversion Eyeglass Craft (A variety of activities can be engaged in while they wear the "blind" glasses.
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Head out to my amazing info! Use for lesson "Jesus Heals the Blind Man", found in John chapter 9. Conversions in the Book of Acts> “Sonstroke on the Damascus Road” Acts Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts The Apostle Paul’s conversion is regarded as one of the most .
To put it differently, the account of Saul’s conversion in Acts 9 is but the first of three accounts, the other two coming from the lips of Paul himself. (2) While there is considerable emphasis on the conversion of Saul, there is very little detail given as to the precise time or the details of Saul’s conversion.
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What’s in the Bible? Volume Spreading the Good News. The Conversion of St. Paul St. Paul, known as the Apostle to the Gentiles, was born in the city of Tarsus, a Roman city, thereby giving him Roman citizenship. At his circumcision, he was given the Hebrew name Saul.
Cut them out and use them to retell the story of Paul’s conversion, and discuss how the gospel blesses your life. Saul receiving a vision on the road to Damascus; Saul praying; Ananias blessing Saul; Saul (now Paul) preaching in the synagogues.