Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord?
I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.
As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;
So Ananias departed and entered the house, and after laying his hands on him said, "Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road by which you were coming, has sent me so that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit."
But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, "Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also."
For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may win more.
Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
for which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher.
And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" And He said, "I am Jesus whom you are persecuting,
But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
While they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
But the people of the city were divided; and some sided with the Jews, and some with the apostles.
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
Following after Paul and us, she kept crying out, saying, "These men are bond-servants of the Most High God, who are proclaiming to you the way of salvation."
Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his household, and many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized.
"But it happened that as I was on my way, approaching Damascus about noontime, a very bright light suddenly flashed from heaven all around me,
"And he said, 'The God of our fathers has appointed you to know His will and to see the Righteous One and to hear an utterance from His mouth.
'But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;
through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name's sake,
But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle of Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,
Paul, called as an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,
I do not write these things to shame you, but to admonish you as my beloved children.
If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.
and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me also.
And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--
For I consider myself not in the least inferior to the most eminent apostles.
I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.
Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead),
But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother's womb and called me through His grace, was pleased
But on the contrary, seeing that I had been entrusted with the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been to the circumcised
It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, even though as apostles of Christ we might have asserted our authority.
Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,