”Now get up and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you to appoint you as a servant and as a witness of what you have seen of me and what I will show you. I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.”
God calls Paul in an unmistakable, dramatic fashion. I would guess many of us are secretly envious of Paul and his calling. The amazing part is, God was calling Paul in order that you and I could know Jesus. We are, each one of us, at the center of that calling. Because of that calling, I am on my sanctification walk with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Holy Father, today I give thanks for your servant Saul/Paul, and for his willingness and faith to follow through with your calling to him. May I be worthy of any task you set before me; to recognize it, to own it and to complete it. I am also your servant. Amen