Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord's disciples.1 He went to the high priest
and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus,2 so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way,3 whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem.
As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him.4
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