Paul’s alleged vision of Jesus - The False Prophets

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Paul’s visions of Jesus is reported 3 times in the book of acts. All 3 versions contradict each other. I will start below by showing you the full text of the first version, then followed by the variations of the other two version. The variations are big differences to get wrong.

Paul’s first version of his vision
“And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?”
“And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.” Acts 9:4-5
And the men which journeyed with him stood speechless, hearing a voice, but seeing no man.Acts 9:7 KJV
“And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink.” Acts 9:9 KJV

Paul’s second version
“And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? …”
“And they that were with me saw indeed the light, and were afraid; but they heard not the voice of him that spake to me.” Acts 22:7-9 KJV
“And when I could not see for the glory of that light, being led by the hand of them that were with me, I came into Damascus”. Acts 22:11 KJV

Paul’s third version
“ … And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.”
“… But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen,…” Acts 26:13-16 KJV

Summary

First Version

Second Version

Third Version

Fell to the ground

Paul Only

Paul only

Paul & Companions

Companions saw the light

Yes

No

Yes

Companions heard a voice

No

Yes

No

Blinded

Yes

Yes

No

In all of Jesus ministry Jesus never blinded anyone, except healed their blindness!

According to the below verse Paul started preaching straight after he was healed from his blindness:

”And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.” Acts 9:20 KJV
His accounts also tell us after his vision he started preaching firstly in Damascus, then Jerusalem and in all Judea:
First to those in Damascus, then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and then to the Gentiles, I preached that they should repent and turn to God and demonstrate their repentance by their deeds.” Acts 26:20 NIV

Then he contradicts himself in the book of Galatians, saying he did not start preaching straight away, Whether Paul went to Damascus first is unclear, but he says he went to Arabia before Jerusalem :

“…my immediate response was not to consult any human being.”
“I did not go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went into Arabia. Later I returned to Damascus.” Then after three years, I went up to Jerusalem” Galatians 1:16-18 NIV