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Acts 9:1-18

NIV 1 Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord's disciples. He went to the high priest NIV 1 Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord's disciples. He went to the high priest NIV 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem. NIV 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem. NIV 3 As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. NIV 3 As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. NIV 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?" NIV 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?" NIV 5 "Who are you, Lord?" Saul asked. "I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting," he replied. NIV 5 "Who are you, Lord?" Saul asked. "I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting," he replied. NIV 6 "Now get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do." NIV 6 "Now get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do." NIV 7 The men traveling with Saul stood there speechless; they heard the sound but did not see anyone. NIV 7 The men traveling with Saul stood there speechless; they heard the sound but did not see anyone. NIV 8 Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing. So they led him by the hand into Damascus. NIV 8 Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing. So they led him by the hand into Damascus. NIV 9 For three days he was blind, and did not eat or drink anything. NIV 9 For three days he was blind, and did not eat or drink anything. NIV 10 In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, "Ananias!" "Yes, Lord," he answered. NIV 10 In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, "Ananias!" "Yes, Lord," he answered. NIV 11 The Lord told him, "Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying. NIV 11 The Lord told him, "Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying. NIV 12 In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias come and place his hands on him to restore his sight." NIV 12 In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias come and place his hands on him to restore his sight." NIV 13 "Lord," Ananias answered, "I have heard many reports about this man and all the harm he has done to your saints in Jerusalem. NIV 13 "Lord," Ananias answered, "I have heard many reports about this man and all the harm he has done to your saints in Jerusalem. NIV 14 And he has come here with authority from the chief priests to arrest all who call on your name." NIV 14 And he has come here with authority from the chief priests to arrest all who call on your name." NIV 15 But the Lord said to Ananias, "Go! This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before the Gentiles and their kings and before the people of Israel. NIV 15 But the Lord said to Ananias, "Go! This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before the Gentiles and their kings and before the people of Israel. NIV 16 I will show him how much he must suffer for my name." NIV 16 I will show him how much he must suffer for my name." NIV 17 Then Ananias went to the house and entered it. Placing his hands on Saul, he said, "Brother Saul, the Lord--Jesus, who appeared to you on the road as you were coming here--has sent me so that you may see again and be filled with the Holy Spirit." NIV 17 Then Ananias went to the house and entered it. Placing his hands on Saul, he said, "Brother Saul, the Lord--Jesus, who appeared to you on the road as you were coming here--has sent me so that you may see again and be filled with the Holy Spirit." NIV 18 Immediately, something like scales fell from Saul's eyes, and he could see again. He got up and was baptized, NIV 18 Immediately, something like scales fell from Saul's eyes, and he could see again. He got up and was baptized,