Paul’s account reminds me of my days as a physics student after which I became anti-Christian but later after the Lord rescued me, like Paul, I later realised He really does have a sense of humour. I’d vowed never to touch Baptists with a barge-pole because they’re biblical bigots – but a years later I realised He’d put me in a Baptist church to get grounded in scripture!
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When I was a Physics student, I used to tear down the posters of the University Christian Union (CU). It was an unexpected moment for me therefore when I found faith and became a Christian, while I was working on a PhD in magnetic domain theory. In the early hours of the morning of the seventh of May 1971, alone in my room, God showed me how much I needed him.
I sometimes feel my experience has parallels to that of Saul meeting Jesus in Acts 9. There were no lights or voices, just a sudden feeling of an urgent need for meaning to my life
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