Metaphorical?

Something to think about.

Metaphorical?

4 And falling to the ground he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” 5 And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” And he said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. Acts 9:4-5

At this moment as Jesus is speaking to Saul He has been crucified and resurrected. He is not anywhere where Saul can actually persecute Him. Jesus chooses to use these words, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” And again, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.” He uses the words, Me and I. Jesus does not say, my disciples, my people, my church. Is Jesus saying when you are persecuting my people you are persecuting me because my people and I are one? Imagine that if we are one with Christ those who persecute us persecute Him who created the universe and all that is in it.

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About Ruben

I am the owner of a custom furniture shop in Orlando, Florida. I had a heart attack back in 2010. As a result of complications from the heart attack I almost died . The road to recovery took about eighteen months and even now I still have issues to deal with. As a result of almost dying many things have changed. Most notably my concept of time. By that I mean that I am acutely aware of my mortality, not morbidly but realistically. Before the heart attack I thought I would make it to 70's, 80'S or as my mother into 90's but now I realize everyday is a gift. I don't take it for granted. That is why I write I have something to say and I want to say it, before I can't say it anymore.
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