“Life is endless frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hair stylist you like.” That gem is traced to “Anonymous” who wanted to be unknown if quoted at a Bible study.
Born as “Saul of Tarsus,” Paul’s nasty street cred preceded him for three decades while planting churches along the Mediterranean. While terrorizing Jesus Christ’s early converts, this well-intentioned religious hitman is supernaturally transformed. God taps the most unlikely, sincerely wrong zealot to tell the Gentile world “Messiah has come!”
But the temple bigs ignore 300 or so prophecies about Jesus, and kill the Messenger who was bringing heaven to earth. They crucify the One for whom they’d hoped for centuries, but real HOPE - “living HOPE” - is confident conviction based on faith and trust in God who keeps all His promises.