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The mark of a true Christian is not a sheep who has gone looking for the Good Shepherd and found a man who seems to fit the bill, but someone who has been been looked for and found by God. ….Saul [St. Paul] had not found God; God had found him. Ananias did not persuade Saul to believe, nor did he argue about whether God exists. What he did was to claifyr for Saul something that he already new to be true form his experience but was unable to articulate. … The man who had told his disciples, “I am the truth and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me,” had met Saul on the road to Damascus, because he loved him. Jesus had given himself up to death so that Saul could live a new life in union with him. ….

Gerald Bray God is Love, 20-21