Passage: Acts 9:1–9:22, 1 Timothy 1:12–1:16
Main Theme of the Passage: The mercy and grace in Jesus Christ lavished upon Paul provides an illustration that the gospel is the power of God that brings salvation for any sinner, because it has been that to him, the worst of sinners.
1. “The Worst of Sinners” meets the ascended Lord and is savingly converted (9:1–9)
2. “The Worst of Sinners” is accepted into the fellowship of the persecuted church
3. “The Worst of Sinners” preaches that Jesus is the Messiah in Damascus (9:19b–22)