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Saul sees the light

Jesus speaks to Saul on the way to Damascus.
Contributed by Lambsongs
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Saul loved God, but he was mad at people who loved and followed Jesus. Saul didn’t understand that Jesus was God’s son. – Slide 1
He asked the most important leader at the Temple, for permission to go to Damascus and catch Jesus’ followers. Saul thought God would be pleased with him. – Slide 2
As he was going along the road to Damascus, all of a sudden, a very bright light shone down from heaven. Saul got such a fright that he fell over. – Slide 3
Then he heard a voice from heaven saying, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you working so hard to stop my plans?’ – Slide 4
And Jesus himself spoke to Saul. ‘I am Jesus. You hurt yourself by trying to hurt me,’ He said gently. ‘Go into the city. I have work for you to do.’ – Slide 5
When the light had gone, Saul couldn’t see anything. The people with him didn’t know what had happened. – Slide 6
But Saul was a changed man. Love for Jesus filled his heart. He wanted everyone to know about Jesus. And later, God changed his name to Paul. – Slide 7
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