Cities of Acts #2 Tarsus

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Then the church had peace. Honestly, I felt like this verse should have been located way up around verse nineteen. Paul goes on a mission to kill off the followers of Jesus in Damascus. Along the way, God himself intervenes and Paul turns from being a persecutor to a follower. In the city of Damascus, a Christian named Ananias prays for him and the scales fall from his eyes. This is where I would think that we should find the verse: then the church had peace throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, and it became stronger as the believers lived in the fear of the Lord. And with the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it also grew in numbers.

It had peace, it became strong, it grew in numbers because Paul had joined their side. Right? Wrong. It had peace, it became strong, and it grew in numbers because Paul got…

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