Jesus appeared to Saul in a bright light as he approached Damascus. Saul had intended to hunt down and arrest the followers of Jesus, but when he was confronted with the truth of who Jesus is, Saul became a believer. His life changed from a persecutor to a preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and he endured many trials as he preached the truth.
Key Verses: Acts 9:1–9, 9:13–16; 1 Corinthians 15:9–10; 2 Corinthians 11:24–27
Memory Verses: Romans 1:16; Acts 1:8