I’ve done a lot of bad things….Can God use me?

God can change and use anybody

 Acts 9:1-19a

Vs. 1-2
Saul persecuted the church…

Vs. 3-7
Saul encountered God…

Vs. 4
Saul humbled himself…

Vs. 5a
Saul asked one question…

Vs. 5b-6
Saul received an answer… 

Vs. 7
Saul’s men were speechless…

Vs. 8-9
Saul took a faith walk…

Vs. 10-12
Ananias heard God’s voice…

Vs. 13-14
Ananias made excuses at first…

Vs. 15-16
God gave Ananias assurance…

Vs. 17
Ananias obeyed God’s voice…

Vs. 18
Saul was restored and baptized…

Vs. 19a
Saul began to prepare for what God had for him to do…

Acts 9:19b-31

Vs. 19b
Saul continued to prepare for work in the Ministry…
He was taught by the disciples…

Vs. 20
Saul changed his ways…

Vs. 21
People saw a change in Saul…

Vs. 22
Saul went from one extreme to another…
From killing the church to being the church…

Vs. 23-24
Saul became a victim and was now being persecuted the same way he had done to others…

Vs. 25
God protected Saul by using His people to protect him from those who wanted him dead…

Vs. 26
Saul was met with fear and doubt…

Vs. 27
Barnabas stood up for Saul and vouched for his new found change ans his new character…

Vs. 28-30
Saul preached boldly, sharing his faith with others…
Some folks tried to kill him for simply sharing his faith…
Yet God’s people protected him in verse 30…

Vs. 31
The Church experienced peace, strength, encouragement, and growth by the leadership of the Holy Spirit…

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