“Sincere..BUT…Sincerely Wrong” Saul/Paul Pt.1October 18, 2020
John 18:37,38 (NLT); Pilate said, “So you are a king?” Jesus responded, “You say I am a king. Actually, I was born and came into the world to to the . All who love the truth recognize that what I say is ” “What is truth?” Pilate asked. Then he went out again to the people and told them, “He is guilty of any crime.
John 14:6 (NLT); Jesus told him, “I am The Way, The , and The Life. one can come to the Father except through .
is the Truth. Truth is relative. Truth is a feeling. Truth a person.
Definition of the word Sincere; free from or deceit; from genuine (Oxford Dictionary-Google)
Acts 7:54-56 (NLT); The Jewish leaders were infuriated by Stephen’s accusation, and they shook their fists at him in . But Stephen, of the Holy Spirit, gazed into Heaven and saw the of God, and he saw standing in the place of honour at God’s right hand. And he told them, “Look, I see the Heavens opened and the of Man standing in the place of honour at God’s right hand!”
Acts 7:57-58 (NLT); Then they put their hands over their ears and began . They rushed at him and dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. His accusers took off their coats and laid them at the feet of a young man named
As they stoned him, Stephen prayed, “Lord , receive my spirit.” He fell to his knees, shouting, “ don’t charge them with this sin!” And with that, he died.
Stephen gave up his life; for a feeling or an but because of his with Jesus Christ.
Acts 8:1 (NLT); Saul was one of the witnesses, and he agreed with the killing of Stephen. A great wave of persecution began that day, sweeping over the church in Jerusalem; and all the believers except the apostles were scattered through the regions of Judea and Samaria.
Acts 8:2-3 (NLT); (Some men came and buried Stephen with great .) But Saul was going everywhere to the church. He went from house to house, dragging out both men and women to throw them into
Saul sincerely believed that what he was doing was right but he was sincerely .
Acts 8:4 (NLT); But the believers who were scattered the Good News about wherever they went.
Even the of death in this life did not stop those who knew the .
How do you view truth? Do you view truth as; a of living or a creed to be Or do you view it as a
Next week: On the Road to Damascus, Saul hears the Voice of Truth – Jesus