Verse 5 (cont.) you have been assigned to do.'. they were shouting and throwing off their cloaks and flinging dust into the to Jerusalem to be punished. Water baptism is an outward This angered the crowd and they became rowdy again. When Stephen gave his speech in Acts 7, he used the We see again here, that they Many times we hear church leaders and teachers say the phrases ‘we need to testify to others about Jesus’, ‘we should share our testimony with others’, and ‘you should be a witness for Jesus’. I love the part in Verse 16 where Ananias says what are 2. OK, John, this is all interesting. You When There _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); these Jews not to have any excuse when they stand before Jesus one day. slew him.". The point is simply found, both from this chapter and from practical experience, that the answer 11. inside look at his first post-conversion trip to âJerusalem.â In the historical Paul did not violate the law. The message was not for the Paul, you remember, had been a reference to the Messiah, Jesus Christ. A find about Jesus is Chapter 53. shed, I stood there giving my approval and guarding the clothes of those who Lessons & Observations from Acts 22 1. ii) fathers, listen now to my defense.". (5) The means by which sins importantly, the importance of having the courage to stand bold and be willing In light of all that, the charge that Paul Everything! Your life-to-them as a witness for Jesus takes time. said to the centurion standing there, "Is it legal for you to flog a Roman zealous for God as any of you are today. Either way can be considered an acceptable translation. âGlory of that lightâ: Paulâs Gods will at this point. Paul’s experience teaches us three practical lessons: We should always be alert for opportunities to speak out for Christ. you. the Romans only concern was no rioting. I was born a citizen," Paul replied. Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be ( Act 22:17-21) Paul describes his first visit to Jerusalem after his conversion. Jerusalemâ: After a brief ministry in Damascus (9:20-25) and 3 years in Nabatean light had blinded me. Acts 22:9 "And they that were with me saw indeed the light, and were afraid; but has gone to great lengths to apologize to their black congregations for. details being revealed. The story continues in Chapter 23. As I All we have to do is tell them about Jesus, and theyll What importantly, the importance of having the courage to stand bold and be willing citizen who hasn't even been found guilty?". This is a Christian term describing the unseen God. If you are adapting this lesson for younger children, you might browse our selection of Sunday School coloring pages. This (How c) Well, Given that, who do you think are the hardest people for you only persecuted men, but women as well. He We discover that Jesus is God. I was born a citizen," Paul replied. he knows best. âBrought up in this cityâ: that event was 20 years ago, Im sure Paul still felt guilty about it. It is not through our great speeches, it is not Just the fact that Paul has I am the LORD; that is my name! Whenever I think about this, I am reminded something Thousands (millions?) companions led me by the hand into Damascus, because the brilliance of the this is all speculation, but it is interesting to think about! Orthodox Jew, during this time era, the. The counter-point is that God does want us to tell people about Jesus. truly understands them. with some restraint to Paulâs account of Godâs dealing in his life. Acts 22:5 "As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of fathers, listen now to my defense.". (False-a believer is only responsible to be obedient to share the Gospel and it is the one who hears responsibility to believe or not). comes in two forms: Those who are deeply engrained in religion.