(June 24, 2015)
I am convinced that each of us will have at least one moment on the road to
Damascus (in my life, I
have had many – which either demonstrates the Lord’s love for me, or my
weakness in needing multiple such events [or, probably, both]). There will come a point where the Gospel is made
real, made necessary, and at that point we must make a decision.
Saul understood what he was doing when he chose to become a Christian. The only thing that mattered to him was the truth, and thus he was able to make the change. But Paul’s conversion is noteworthy because it is exceptional – not only for its miraculous quality but also Paul’s dramatic change.