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What is the Damascus road experience?
The two apostles on the road to Damascus were Cleopas and probably Luke, since it was he who wrote of the account.
The Lord was showing them that He was indeed resurrected even though they did not recognize him at the time.
He appeared to many after his resurrection including many women, Mary mother of Joses, Joanna, Salomi mother of James and John

This is based on Saul's journey to Damascus where he was traveling to further persecute the Christian converts there. On route, the Lord appeared to him as a brilliant light which caused Saul to fall before it. Jesus spoke to him, and Saul was totally transformed from a vehement and vindictive unbeliever to a humbled man seeking the Lord's will.

In modern day usage, to refer to something as a ' Damascus road experience' is to refer to a profound life-changing experience, that turned one from skepticism to belief in the Jesus whom one previously mocked and rejected.


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Who was converted on the Road to Damascus?

A:According to Acts of the Apostles, Paul converted on the road to Damascus. He was blinded by a light, fell down and heard the voice of Jesus saying, "It hurts you to kick ag

Did Saul that changed his name to Paul and was made blind on the road to Damascus remain blind for the rest of his life?

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Why does Paul tell different stories of the Damascus road experience?

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How long was it from the death of Jesus to Paul's conversion on the road to Damascus?

A: Paul tells us in 2 Corinthians 11:32-33 that soon after his conversion to Christianity, Paul spent 3 years in Damascus, but escaped the city when the governor under Aretas,

What spectacular event happened to St Paul on the road to Damascus?

Saul, as he was then known, was on his way to Damascus in order to persecute Christians when a brilliant light from heaven shone. The voice of Jesus spoke to him saying " Saul
What happened to Saul on the road to Damascus?

What happened to Saul on the road to Damascus?

A: Christians believe that Jesus appeared to Paul on the road to Damascus and that as a result of that experience, he converted and became an evangelist. Paul himself provid

How was Paul converted on the road to Damascus?

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Who did Saul meet on the road to Damascus?

A: Christians believe that Jesus appeared to Saul (later Paul) on the road to Damascus and that as a result of that experience, he converted and became an evangelist. Paul h

Did Paul's conversion happen on the road to Damascus as the Bible says?

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