Spiritual Maturity: A Pauline Lesson


Soli Deo Gloria

Paul was an extraordinary man, not because he was extraordinary himself, but because his God is an extraordinary God. The book of Acts casts Paul in a light that demonstrates the Holy Spirit’s power. From Acts 8, when Paul was persecuting Christ (Acts 8:3) to chapter 9 and his conversion, not only was the transformation drastic, but it seemed to be instantaneous. In verse 18 Paul is baptized and then before we know in verse 20 he is already proclaiming the gospel. However, we forget a little phrase that exists in verse 19: “Saul was with the disciples in Damascus for a time.” There is much that can be said, speculations that could be made, and interpretations of action that may be developed from those words.
However, I look at these words now only to bring attention to a simple point. As a new believer, it was essential that Paul…

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