What happens in this episode?
- We meet a man as he stands holding the coats of men who are stoning the first Christian martyr to death
- He actively pursues and persecutes anyone who follows after Jesus
- Then, he meets Jesus in an amazing way
- Having met Jesus, he turns his life around – from persecution to proclamation
- He meets his own persecution because of his life change
- This persecution results in his death at the hands of Emperor Nero
- I reveal this man’s identity at the end of the episode
Scriptures found in this episode:
- Philippians 3:5
- Acts 22:3
- Acts 26:5
- Acts 26:9
- Acts 7:58
- Galatians 1:13-14
- Philippians 3:6
- This story of our man’s encounter with Jesus is told in three instances in the book of Acts; Acts 9, 22, 26. I am combining the events of this telling into one narrative.
- Galatians 1:15b-19
- Acts 9:22-30
- Acts 24:25
- Acts 28:30-31
- 2 Timothy 4:6-8
Do you have a Jesus Story to share?
I’m collecting current day Jesus Stories (testimonies) for the third season of the Jesus Stories Podcast. If you’ve got a Jesus Story from your life, I’d love to hear from you. You can tell the story through an interview, or I’ll tell your story for you. And, you may remain anonymous, if needed. Contact me via the website, JesusStories.info, click on the “Talk to Us” tab.