Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, to the church of God which is in Corinth,
Paul a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,
Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes the ruler of the synagogue, and beat him even before the tribunal: but Gallio did not concern himself about the matter.
Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the church of God which is at Corinth, and all the saints that are in Achaia:
Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, to the saints, who are at Ephesus, even the faithful in Christ Jesus;
And when it was day, He called his disciples to Him: and chose out twelve from among them, whom He also named his apostles:
Ye did not first choose me, but I chose you, and have appointed you to go forth, and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be lasting: that whatsoever ye ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.
Then said Jesus unto them again, Peace be to you. As my Father sent me, even so send I you.
till the day in which He was taken up, after He had by the holy Spirit given instructions to the apostles whom He had chosen:
to take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas is fallen by his transgression, that he might go to his own place.
But he said unto me, Go away; for I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.---
by whom we have received grace and apostleship to preach the obedience of faith for his name's sake, to all nations;
For we are fellow-laborers, the servants of God: and ye are the husbandry of God, ye are the building of God.
God forbid! What! know ye not that he who is joined to an harlot is one body with her? for these two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
Am I not an apostle? am I not free? have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? and are not ye my work in the Lord?
not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
For I think I was not inferior to the very chiefest apostles: and if I am unskilled in speech,
The marks indeed of an apostle have been shewn among you with all patience, by signs, and wonders, and miracles.
Paul an apostle (not from men, nor by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead),
But when it pleased God, (who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,)
But on the contrary, seeing that I was intrusted with the gospel of uncircumcision, as Peter was with that of the circumcision;
And therefore He gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers; to qualify holy men for the work of the ministry,
Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God,
Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ by the appointment of God our Saviour, and the Lord Jesus Christ our hope,
for which I was appointed a herald and an apostle. I speak the truth in Christ, I lie not; I am a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life in Christ Jesus,