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Sacred Sunday~Acts Chapter 14/Paul on a Mission!

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Paul In Cyprus

  • In Antioch there are a group of prophets and teachers hanging around, but God singles out Barnabas and Saul for some special duties.
  • The pair head over to Cyprus where they run into a Jewish false prophet named Bar-Jesus.
  • When the Roman governor in the area asks Saul and Barnabas to come chat with him about Jesus, Bar-Jesus tells the governor that they're just spewing lies. Oh, Bar-Jesus.
  • Saul (who, did we mention, is better known as Paul?) tells Bar-Jesus that he's a terrible, awful, no good guy and that he's gonna be blind for a while. It matches his spiritual blindness.
  • Sure enough, Bar-Jesus goes blind and the governor believes that what Saul/Paul said about Jesus must be true. After all, if you can blind a guy, you must be holy, right?

Paul In Galatia

  • Paul and friends leave Cyprus and head to Galatia where they head straight for the synagogue. The religious officials there invite them to speak (this is a first).
  • Paul stands up and gives a little speech about the history of the Jewish people leading up to King David. From David, Paul claims, comes Jesus, who is the fulfillment of everything God has ever promised the Jewish people. Yay!
  • Of course, the folks down in Jerusalem didn't realize this (even though it was obvious) and they had Jesus put to death on trumped up charges.
  • Paul ends by telling that they can free themselves from sin if they put their faith in Jesus (and, of course, God).