Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.
For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
For you have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and insolent: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
For I will show him what great things he must suffer for my name's sake.
Then Paul answered, What mean you to weep and to break my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
And I answered, Who are you, Lord? And he said unto me, I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom you persecute.
For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes:
If a man or woman has a disease upon the head or the beard;
Then said Micah, Now know I that the LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite as my priest.
There is a way that seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Of sin, because they believe not on me;
As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and dragging off men and women committed them to prison.