Preliminary note. 1 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised … On Paul’s way to round up some Christians as prisoners, Jesus stopped him dead in his tracks and crippled him with blindness. Salem Media Group. No wonder Paul, like his master Jesus before him, lays such great stresses on hearing, obeying, and proclaiming the Lord God. I will have to reread this several times to add to my thinking and understanding. One of the most remarkable aspects of Paul’s life is that as a young man, he was well-known for persecuting Christians, but by the end of his life, he’d endured significant persecution as a Christian. In Psidion Antioch, Paul and Barnabas entered a synagogue during the Sabbath, and Paul preached the gospel to Jews and Gentiles alike. Please get back with me, even if you’re not interested in my idea, Thank you, Robin Riley. I am excited to see what you give us next …. (Governor Felix strung him along because he wanted the Jews to like him, and he hoped Paul would bribe him.). The Beginner’s Guide to the Bible gives you an overview of what the Bible is, what it’s for, and what it’s all about. Jesus Christ had revealed Himself to Paul, just as He had appeared to Peter, to James, to the Twelve, after his Resurrection. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The first century was a tumultuous time for Christianity. Thank you for such an informative piece of writing and breaking down of scriptures, with supporting ref’s. Before Paul ever preached the gospel, Jesus said, “This man is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel” (Acts 9:15). It had “PAULO APOSTOLO MART” (Paul apostle martyr) written on it. In his letter to the Corinthians, first-century church father Clement of Rome said Paul “had gone to the extremity of the west,” which at the time presumably meant Spain. Paul’s identity used to be rooted in his Jewishness, but after his dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus (more on that later) his identity as a Jew became secondary to his identity as a follower of Christ. In Ephesus, Paul went into the synagogue and reasoned with the Jews and promised to return if he could. Paul began his third missionary journey by returning to Galatia and Phrygia, where he continued building up the churches he’d established. We create research-based articles and handy infographics to help people understand the Bible. Once I was stoned. “Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. The Bible doesn’t tell us how Paul died, but numerous early church fathers wrote that he was martyred—specifically, he was beheaded, probably by emperor Nero, which would mean it had to be sometime before 68 AD. The books attributed to him include: These books are actually letters—or epistles—which were written to churches Paul planted and people he presumably encountered on the missionary journeys we see in the Book of Acts. ‘Now get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.’, The men traveling with Saul stood there speechless; they heard the sound but did not see anyone. Paul Mims’ is the “first” voice of the King James Version Audio Bible. Paul is commonly regarded as one of the most influential figures of the Apostolic Age. The Book of Acts and Paul’s own letters provide an account of how this dramatic change happened. They wound their way through several provinces to arrive in Philippi, the main city in Macedonia. In a rush to reach Jerusalem, Paul bounced from Troas to Assos, Mitylene, Chios, and finally Miletus, where he asked the elders from Ephesus to meet him. He was struck blind, but after three days his sight was renewed by Ananias of Damascus and Paul began to preach that Jesus of Nazareth is the Jewish Messiah and the Son of God. After Paul healed a man in Lystra, people thought he and Barnabas were the gods, Zeus and Hermes, and attempted to sacrifice to them. These were the first members of the church Paul writes to in Philippians. On six occasions in Acts, Jews and Gentiles alike made plans to murder him—and one of those times, they stoned him and left him for dead. Unfortunately, some of those who opposed Paul and his companions in Thessalonica heard he was in Berea, so they came and started causing trouble. From Paul’s perspective, these people were blaspheming about God and leading his people astray. They spent “considerable time there” (Acts 14:3), and the city became increasingly divided: some Jews and Gentiles supported them, and others reviled them. Most scholars (critical and conservative) believe that Paul did write seven of them: Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 Thessalonians, and Philemon. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. By appealing to Caesar, Paul forced Festus to send him to Rome to await trial. #NAME? At the center of Paul's theology is God. . A new found reader, Paul’s Mima. . He grants believers his own Spirit as a downpayment of greater glory in the coming age. He began debating with Hellenistic Jews, and they tried to kill him, so the Christians took him to Caesarea an sent him home to Tarsus (Acts 9:26–30). (He was still alive.) Here Paul performed his first miracle, perhaps inspired by his own conversion on the road to Damascus: he blinded a sorcerer who opposed their attempts to evangelize a proconsul (Acts 13:10–12). But there’s no verse that says that. But he himself held the view that Paul wrote the letter in Hebrew and simply chose not to sign it, and then Luke translated it to Greek. The Law of Moses and the old covenant it bound them to had been replaced by Jesus’ new covenant, and the law of love (John 13:34-35). Paul’s first journey began in Antioch with a calling from the Holy Spirit (Acts 13:2–3). Some argue that Paul made a fourth missionary journey as well, since some of his letters refer to events and visits that may not be accounted for in Acts. Paul’s notoriety as a persecutor of Christians made believers uncomfortable around him even after his baptism, and it took a while for them to believe that he’d really changed (Acts 9:26). Paul remained in Ephesus for more than two years, and during that time he transitioned from teaching in the synagogue to discussing the gospel in the lecture hall of Tyrannus. 'PAUL' in the Bible... No direct matches for your keyword exist in the King James Bible. ‘We who are Jews by birth and not sinful Gentiles know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. Here are the miracles associated with Paul: To those who saw and heard Paul, these miracles proved his authority from God, just as Jesus’ miracles once demonstrated his (Mark 2:10). 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. His followers smuggled him in and out of the city in a basket (Acts 9:23–25). He casted out a spirit that was annoying him (Acts 16:16-18). Clement of Rome provided the earliest surviving record of Paul’s death in his letter to the Corinthians (known as 1 Clement), where he mentions that Paul and Peter were martyred. But before he leaves Caesarea, another ruler—King Herod Agrippa II—hears his case, and tells Festus: “This man could have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar.” —Acts 26:32. Paul, in the New Testament known by his Hebrew name Saul until Acts 13:9, was apparently educated from boyhood in Jerusalem, not Tarsus. From the moment he became a believer in Christ, Paul’s life was transformed. He was born in Tarsus in Cilicia around AD 1–5 in a province in the southeastern corner of modern-day Tersous, Turkey. As a GA in my teens I wrote and mapped Paul’s Missionary Journeys. First-century Jews had grown up believing the Law was central to their identity as God’s chosen people, and they struggled to fully grasp that Jesus rendered the Law obsolete (Hebrews 8:13). Paul was born in Tarsus—a prosperous city in the province of Cilicia—which granted him Roman citizenship. For three days he was blind, and did not eat or drink anything.” —Acts 9:1–9. Paul was actually born as Saul. Romans 1:1-32 - Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called [to be] an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, (Read More...). There’s no other record of these wrecks in the epistles or in Acts, but Acts 27 does record a fourth shipwreck in far more detail. As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. Glad you like the maps! Paul and Silas shared the gospel with the jailer, and once they were freed, they returned to Lydia’s house, and then left for Thessalonica. From Derbe, Paul and Barnabas looped back through the cities they’d already preached to, encouraging the new believers there and appointing elders for each church. We know he was ready to die for Christ (Acts 21:13), and Jesus had predicted that Paul would suffer much for … Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. He corresponded with these churches regularly and visited them as often as he could. Logos Bible Software 9 review: Do you REALLY need it? - Sort By Book Order. He stayed with two named Aquila and Priscilla, who were tentmakers, like him. Some sources might help your case there, friend. Even the most difficult passages are clearly understood as each word is articulately pronounced by Dr. Mims. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Paul made his debut in the Bible as an intense persecutor of Christians. He healed people and cast out spirits through items he touched (Acts 19:11–12). As an apostle to the Gentiles, not only did Paul need to engage the cultures he was trying to reach, but he had to protect these new believers from the weight of obligation that Jewish Christians often tried to impose on them. While Jesus didn’t give Saul a new name, he did give him a new purpose: one that redefined his life. Barnabas wanted to bring John Mark again, but Paul didn’t think John Mark should come since he’d abandoned them before. The Athenians were accustomed to discussing new ideas, and they’d never heard the message Paul preached before, so they were intrigued and debated with him. As we see from Paul’s own letters, he was highly respected in the increasingly scattered Christian communities, many of which he started himself. So they led him by the hand into Damascus. But when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate himself from the Gentiles because he was afraid of those who belonged to the circumcision group. He believed that Jesus was a mere man, and was therefore rightfully executed for claiming to be God. He founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. But before he was known as a tireless champion of Christianity, Paul was actually known for persecuting Christians. While he was a contemporary of Jesus, they never crossed paths—at least, not before Jesus died. In the account of the Acts of the Apostles (often indicated simply as Acts), Paul was traveling on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus with the purpose to "arrest them and bring them back to Jerusalem" when the resurrected Jesus appeared to him in a great light. Still, scholars can’t be sure that Paul did make this fourth journey, as the primary sources for his other three journeys (Acts and the epistles) don’t give us an explicit account of it. Paul has taught Seminary students on the Island of Barbados; St. Petersburg, Russia and Tiruvuru, India. Paul revived him, then left. Together they traveled from town to town and told people what the apostles had decided at the Council of Jerusalem where James told Gentile Christians not to worry about circumcision, which was pretty ironic, because Paul had just circumcised Timothy (Acts 16:3). Like his father he was a Pharisee but grafted into Christianity through conversion. Acts records that “all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia heard the word of the Lord” (Acts 19:10). And since Jesus’ followers kept spreading the idea that Jesus was God, Paul thought Christians were sinners of the worst sort. He took advantage of his standing as both a Jew and a Roman citizen to counsel to both Jewish and Roman audiences. Only counting the times the Bible explicitly says they planned to kill him, not just attack or harm him, here they in sequential order. But despite the apostles’ agreement that Gentiles didn’t have to adopt Jewish customs to be Christian, Jewish Christians still saw law-observing Christians as superior, and even Peter let himself get pressured into playing favorites. Scholars believe this is likely when he wrote his letter to the Philippians, because he references being in chains (Philippians 1:12–13). Thank you so much for the Interesting history of Paul and the guide God bless you. In Acts 26, he shared the gospel with King Herod Agrippa II while he was on trial in Caesarea. In his second letter to the Corinthians, which was likely written before his final trip to Jerusalem, Paul claims he was shipwrecked three times: “Three times I was beaten with rods. Proud member I have not done any wrong to the Jews, as you yourself know very well. The Vatican claims these are in fact the remains of Saint Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles. Fun fact: Paul did proclaim the name of Jesus to a Gentile king. Then they sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John Mark parted ways with Paul and Barnabas (this became a point of tension between Paul and Barnabas later). Then he got up and went back in. The Book of Acts ends with Paul under house arrest, and we don’t learn much more about the situation from the epistles, and scholars debate about whether or not Paul was ever released from house arrest. Others served in the Roman military for 25 years to earn it. Whether or not Paul made a fourth missionary journey (possibly to Spain) largely depends on if he was imprisoned in Rome once or twice. Perhaps Paul hoped appealing to Caesar would finally put an end to his case, but unfortunately, it dragged them out even further. He healed a man with fever and dysentery (Acts 28:8). Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. But someone warned the centurion of the plan, and instead, he rounded up nearly 500 soldiers to take Paul to the governor in Caesarea. If a verse or topic does not belong, please contact us.Some scripture references/categories courtesy of Open Bible … My fellow Christians we are to ensure other Christians to live up to our heavenly calling. Who Was Herod? Paul stayed in Corinth for a year and a half, preaching in the synagogues and gaining both Jewish and Gentile followers from a range of social statuses, forming the group of believers he would later write to in 1 Corinthians and 2 Corinthians. “In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. Not a fun fact: Even though Paul argued that Christians didn’t need to be circumcised in Acts 15, he circumcised Timothy in the very next chapter “because of the Jews who lived in that area” (Acts 16:1–3). The King James Bible audio website lets you listen and read the Audio Bible KJV online for free. Includes 1611 KJV and 1769 Cambridge KJV. Those who opposed Paul and Barnabas started a plot to stone them, but they caught wind of it and fled to the Lycaonian city of Lystra. Tarsus, modern-day Tersous in southeastern Turkey, has never been systematically excavated to first-century levels, so extensive archaeological data are lacking. While Paul’s status as a Pharisee and his intense devotion to the Law might have made him well-suited to preach to the Jews, Paul had a different calling. He left the church with Barnabas and a man named John (also called Mark, believed to be the author of the Gospel of Mark), and together they sailed to Cyprus, an island in the Mediterranean. Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood. Paul and Silas travelled through Derbe and then Lystra, where they picked up a believer named Timothy (this is the Timothy Paul writes to in 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy). So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.’” —Galatians 2:11–16. They thought they killed him, so they left him outside the city gate. In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias come and place his hands on him to restore his sight.’, ‘Lord,’ Ananias answered, ‘I have heard many reports about this man and all the harm he has done to your holy people in Jerusalem. Paul reads at a slower rate that is more easily retained by most people. The King James Version (KJV), also known as the King James Bible (KJB), sometimes as the English version of 1611, or simply the Authorized Version (AV), is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, commissioned in 1604 and completed as well as published in 1611 under the sponsorship of James VI and I. Colossians makes some questionable references which Paul doesn’t make anywhere else (he calls Jesus “the image of the invisible God” in Colossians 1:15), and which align more with later Christian theology (like that found in John’s gospel), so some have argued it was written by Paul’s followers after his death. On the contrary, they recognized that I had been entrusted with the task of preaching the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been to the circumcised. The soldiers took drastic measures, but an angel spoke to Paul, and he encouraged and advised them along the way. Answer: Demas had at one time been one of Paul’s “fellow workers” in the gospel ministry along with Mark, Luke, and others (Philemon 1:24).During Paul’s first imprisonment in Rome, Demas was also in Rome (Colossians 4:14). He founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. More than any other person besides Jesus, Paul was the reason Christianity spread so far and so fast. But while Paul now knew the true identity and power of the one he had been persecuting, he had yet to learn Jesus’ grace and power to heal. But as the Gentiles joined the church, Paul noticed that Peter still treated Gentile Christians differently in order to save face with those who still valued the law. Paul spent the next few days with the very Christians he had come to capture, and he immediately began preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ—to the confusion of Christians and Jews alike. Ephesians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus all have very different styles than Paul’s other letters. Peter argued that God hadn’t discriminated between Jewish Christians and Gentile Christians because he’d given them both the Holy Spirit, and if in the entire history of Judaism no one had been able to keep the Law (except Jesus), then why would they put that burden on the Gentiles (Acts 15:7-11)? And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees for to keep, that were ordained … Unfortunately, the Book of Acts ends before Paul’s trial before Caesar. "circumcision-name was Saul, and probably the name Paul was also" "given to him in infancy "for use in the Gentile world," as" "Saul would be his Hebrew home-name. The Berean Jews “received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true” (Acts 17:11). Others, like many of the Gnostic gospels, were blatant forgeries written to advance a theological position. There is also biblical evidence that Demas was with Paul during Paul’s second imprisonment in Rome, at least for a while. When I saw that they were not acting in line with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in front of them all, ‘You are a Jew, yet you live like a Gentile and not like a Jew. Just after his conversion on the road to Damascus, Paul began preaching in the synagogues. No one ever opened the sarcophagus, but using a probe and carbon dating, archaeologists estimated that the remains inside were from the first or second century. He was bit by a venomous snake and nothing happened to him (Acts 28:3-5). This encounter on the road to Damascus completely redefined who Paul was, and it changed the purpose of his journey from silencing Christians to speaking out in support of them. Being a “Hebrew of Hebrews” lent him credibility and expertise when speaking to Jewish audiences, and helped him speak into the Law’s inability to make people righteous. Click the chapter links below to enjoy listening and reading the Bible together. In some cases, Paul spent well over a year in the cities he preached to, living with the believers there and modeling a lifestyle of imitating Christ. Many Christians would be surprised to learn that these academic debates are even happening, because these letters are all signed by Paul. Here they met with a group of women, including a wealthy cloth dealer named Lydia. After a dangerous evil spirit claimed to know Jesus and Paul, people flocked to Paul and his followers and the church grew quickly. Question: "Who was Demas in the Bible?" His exegesis of the Old Testament bears testimony to his rabbinic training. Paul’s accusers requested that Paul be sent back to Jerusalem “for they were preparing an ambush to kill him along the way” (Acts 25:3). The Lord called to him in a vision, ‘Ananias!’, The Lord told him, ‘Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying. Almost all scholars today agree that Paul didn’t write Hebrews, and the true biblical author remains unknown. "To him be the glory forever" might well be the best summary of Paul's theology yet suggested. In the opening verses of Romans 1, Paul provides a litany of his own apostolic appointment to preach among the Gentiles and his post-conversion convictions about the risen Christ. God comforts the afflicted and raises the dead. Instead of persecuting Christians, Paul was called to be persecuted as one of them. Again, the Bible does not record how Paul died, so there is no way to be certain regarding the circumstances of his death. If you like the style, you’re also welcome to connect with the artist (Liz Donovan) on dribble or via email. His Jewish credentials included his heritage, discipline, and zeal. Topics and verses are auto-generated from user searches. In his own accounts of his conversion, Paul says that Jesus appeared to him (1 Corinthians 15:7–8), and he claims that Jesus revealed the gospel to him (Galatians 1:11–16). But after his encounter with Jesus, instead of stamping out Christianity, Paul stoked the flames of the faith wherever he went, at whatever the cost. Paul constantly wrote to Gentile Christians to tell them not to worry about circumcision (as you can imagine, uncircumcised adults were rightfully freaked out by the idea that they’d have to do this), and in Acts 15, the apostles met with Paul and Barnabas to officially settle the matter, because pockets of Jewish Christians were continuing to tell Gentiles to get circumcised. I would, of course, give you credit for having created the map – cover sheet. Paul’s truth moves us into Revelations as the Church of Ephesus is taken into account of the last days. Wait… There Were How Many Herods?! He was constantly trying to prove that the Gentiles didn’t need to adopt Jewish customs like circumcision in order to place their faith in Jesus and receive the Holy Spirit. I’m just brain-storming here, with you, I’ve been thinking about using such a cover sheet for some time now, and your map just strikes me as being the best one I’ve seen. And Saul approved of their killing him” (Acts 7:58–8:1). After putting his faith in Jesus, Paul immediately began preaching publicly (Acts 9:20), and he quickly built a reputation as a formidable teacher (Acts 9:22). Love the name clarification:Paul and Saul. Bible verses related to Apostle Paul from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance. His letters attest to an excellent command of Greek, while life and studies in Palestine presuppose knowledge of Hebrew and Aramaic. But we can be pretty confident that it wasn’t Paul. Paul's birthplace was not the land Christ walked but the Hellenistic city of Tarsus, the chief city of the Roman province of Cilicia. This was contested as early as the second and third centuries, but for more than a millennia the church largely believed Paul wrote it. Of all the ways Paul affected Christianity, the biggest was arguably his role in spreading the gospel to non-Jewish communities. Some argue that his letters speak of his imprisonment in the past tense and make references to things that could have only occurred after his house arrest. Before Jesus ascended to heaven, he promised his followers they would receive power through the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:8). Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also. Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus. Paul leveraged his Roman citizenship to demand Caesar himself hear his case (Acts 25:11), and procurator has no choice but to grant him this right. 14 But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon. Other early Christian writers support these claims and provide some additional details like where it happened (Rome) and where he was buried (the Ostian Way at Rome). Some scholars argue there was a fourth missionary journey as well. The next day they left for Derbe, another Lycaonian city where they “won a large number of disciples” (Acts 14:21). His letters frequently address problems and questions these churches wrote to him about. Most of what we know about the Apostle Paul (also known as Saint Paul or Saul of Tarsus) comes from the writings attributed to him and the Book of Acts. And as he explained earlier in his epistle to the Galatians, Peter, James, and John already agreed with him: the Gentiles did not need to follow the Law of Moses, and Jewish Christians were not better or superior than Gentile Christians because they did follow the Law. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; Ephesians 1:1 | View whole chapter | See verse in context Paul , an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: Paul started more than a dozen churches, and he’s traditionally considered the author of 13 books of the Bible—more than any other biblical writer. The Audio Bible KJV has the text and Audio Bible files linked together. Shortly after Saul converts to Christianity, Luke tells us he’s also called Paul (Acts 13:9), and for the most part the rest of the Bible refers to him as Paul. On many of Paul’s journeys, he travelled by boat. To Caesar you will go!” —Acts 25:10–12. Unfortunately, the book ends before he gets to Caesar—because Paul’s story isn’t the point of Acts. Paul and Silas in Prison. I like the map you two put together; it’s clean and crisp looking, and very helpful with where the pertinent towns and country locations. We will likely never know who really wrote Hebrews. Despite never witnessing Jesus’ ministry, Paul arguably contributed more to the growth of the Christian movement than any other apostle. He came from a God-fearing family (2 Timothy 1:3), he was a Pharisee like his father (Acts 23:6), and he was educated by a respected rabbi named Gamaliel (Acts 22:3). After listening to everyone, the Apostle James concluded: “It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. Paul was at least trilingual. He was of Benjamite lineage and Hebrew ancestry ( Philippians 3:5–6 ). And if Peter, James, and John had nothing to add to what Paul preached, then why would the Galatians listen to someone else who said there was more they needed to do to be saved? The new religion was vulnerable, and it faced opposition everywhere from the Jews who believed it was blasphemy, and from the Romans who believed it challenged Caesar’s authority and created unrest. Porcius Festus succeeded Felix and after hearing Paul defend himself, he asked Paul if would be willing to stand trial in Jerusalem. But the remaining six letters have raised some questions, and scholars debate whether or not they can really be attributed to Paul. He had an elite education. King James Version 9 And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, 2 And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem. He studied under the ranking rabbi of the era, Gamaliel. In Philippians 3, he explains why if anyone ever had reason to believe that they could be saved by their adherence to Judaism, it was him: “If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a Pharisee; as for zeal, persecuting the church; as for righteousness based on the law, faultless.” —Philippians 3:4–6. The father of church history, Eusebius of Caesarea (c. 260–339 AD) noted that “some have rejected the Epistle to the Hebrews, saying that it is disputed by the church of Rome, on the ground that it was not written by Paul” (Church History). Born in Tarsus in Cilicia around AD 1–5 in a different light, especially ’. Apocryphal work from the dead of how this dramatic change happened © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated who! Church fathers claimed Paul did proclaim the name of Jesus Christ, Paul s. 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