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Acts 21: 30-40

Verses 37-40: “Then as Paul was about to be led into the barracks, he said to the commander, “May I speak to you?” He replied, “Can you speak Greek? 532 more words

The Apostle Paul's Life Before Conversion

The following passages in the New Testament tell us of the life of Paul before his conversion and details about his personal life. Most of them are from The book of Acts, the rest are from his letters. 1,661 more words


I Was Blind . . .

Saul was a Jew, originally from the Turkish town of Tarsus, and several years younger than Jesus (251).  He was raised as a devout Pharisee — a scholarly & rule-bound Jewish denomination. 233 more words

A Man Of Tarsus

Who was this noble man from Tarsus?
Who made Christianity a Gentile force?
This man from now-modern Turkey
Turned over more souls than the Turnkey… 138 more words


A new book and a new idea

Hi all.

James, the author of the book “Leaving Jesus,” inspired me to write a ebook of my own. It’s been a long time coming but it is in its final stages before I try self-publishing it. 103 more words



2 Timothy 4:3 NIV

“For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear.” 953 more words


Gözleme Gathering

As we were wandering in Tarsus (southern Turkey) last week we came across a bazaar at the local mosque where the women were mass producing delicious gözleme (rather like a crepe) for sale. 8 more words