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Scales falling from the eyes (Acts 9:18)



Picture description:
Paul on the road to Damascus
Picture copyright:V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers
Bible Verse:
“Immediately, something like scales fell from Saul's eyes, and he could see again. He got up and was baptized.”
Meaning:
When the scales fall from your eyes, you suddenly realise the truth about something.
Origin and Application:
Paul the apostle was born of a Roman background. He was a Pharisee who opposed Jesus and persecuted his disciples until one day, God revealed to him in a bright light on his way to Damascus, capital of present-day Syria. He was blinded by a strong light for three days until he met a disciple named Ananias who was sent by God to place his hands on Paul. Immediately, his eyes were healed as scales fell from his eyes.
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