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Verses 21-23: “Then all who heard were amazed, and said, “Is this not he who destroyed those who called on this name in Jerusalem, and has come here for that purpose, so that he might bring them bound to the chief priests?” But Saul increased all the more in strength, and confounded the Jews who dwelt in Damascus, proving that this Jesus is the Christ.” Now after many days were past, the Jews plotted to kill him.”

“And now we’d like to introduce the guest speaker in our service today…Adolf Hitler.” I do believe that type of announcement of one of history’s greatest villains speaking in a church service would get your attention. Imagine if he were giving the sermon in a church service. Or Saddam Hussein. Or Osama bin Laden. I daresay you wouldn’t believe it, even if you saw it.

Yet here was the man who was hunting down Christians, now a convert himself! He was preaching Jesus in the synagogues, confounding the Jews by giving proof through knowledge and discussion that Jesus was the Christ! People couldn’t believe it! Remember, Jesus can use anybody to spread the Word; even the most fanatical opponent. Josh McDowell started similarly; he was so convinced that he could prove the Bible was false that, during the journey, he had no choice after all his research, to conclude that the Bible was true! Nothing is too difficult for God!

Something to think about today.

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