Acts 26:18-28 NIV

18 to open their eyes1 and turn them from darkness to light,2 and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins3 and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'4

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19 "So then, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient5 to the vision from heaven.

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20 First to those in Damascus,6 then to those in Jerusalem7 and in all Judea, and to the Gentiles8 also, I preached that they should repent9 and turn to God and prove their repentance by their deeds.10

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21 That is why the Jews seized me11 in the temple courts and tried to kill me.12

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22 But I have had God's help to this very day, and so I stand here and testify to small and great alike. I am saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would happen13--

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23 that the Christa would suffer14 and, as the first to rise from the dead,15 would proclaim light to his own people and to the Gentiles."16

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24 At this point Festus interrupted Paul's defense. "You are out of your mind,17 Paul!" he shouted. "Your great learning18 is driving you insane."

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25 "I am not insane, most excellent19 Festus," Paul replied. "What I am saying is true and reasonable.

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26 The king is familiar with these things,20 and I can speak freely to him. I am convinced that none of this has escaped his notice, because it was not done in a corner.

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      27 King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know you do."
      28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, "Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?"21

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