Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Lord said to him, "Get up and go to the street called the Straight Street, and ask at the house of Judas for a man named Saul, from Tarsus, for he is there praying.
and dragged him out of the city and stoned him, the witnesses throwing down their clothes at the feet of a young man named Saul.
But Saul harassed the church. He went into one house after another, and dragging out men and women, put them in prison.
"I am a Jew, and I was born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but was brought up here in this city, and thoroughly educated under the teaching of Gamaliel in the Law of our forefathers. I was zealous for God, just as all of you are today.
I once thought it my duty vigorously to oppose the cause of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least important of the apostles, and am not fit to be called an apostle, because I once persecuted God's church.
You have heard of my former conduct when I was attached to the Jewish religion??ow furiously I used to persecute the church of God and ravage it,
as to my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church; and by the Law's standard of uprightness, no fault could be found with me.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,