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Paul’s conversion was a radical one. It has the stuff of a best seller.
Galatians 1:11-24 (Click here to read the passage)
Jesus knocked him off his horse, blinded him, and radically changed his life (Acts 9:1-19). Paul was on his way to persecute believers when God stepped into his path (Acts 7:58 and following). It was such a radical change that everywhere he went, people announced him as the former persecutor who s now preaching the message he tried to destroy(23).
But the biggest transformation was moving from a system of works to one of grace.