A Story Retold

Thursday, April 25, 2012

Acts 22

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We read the second of three accounts of the story of Paul’s conversion. Each telling is fresh, for there are a new opportunities for Paul to give praise to his Lord. Catch the joy in his spirit as Paul shares his deep conviction that no evil can ever come against him that will be able to withstand the power of his Jesus.

Cast your memory over your past life. Recall those times when God intervened in your life in clear and manifest ways. How did you respond? Spend time with the story of God’s shaping of your life to be in conformity with Jesus. There is energy in the retelling of the story as you move further into your life as it continues. Writing the story as Luke does, will deepen its impact upon you and upon others when you share it.

The Reading for Today
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Bible Breaths

What am I to do, O Lord? v. 10
To see You and to hear You v. 14
Being sent out far and wide v. 21
Paul suffering as Jesus v. 22ff
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This is the Fourth Week in Easter, Year C.
See “Solar and Sacred Seasons” in the menu above.
Thursdays are dedicated to the New Testament, except the Gospels.
During the Easter Season we read from the Book of Acts.

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