From Paul, an apostle (not from men, nor by human agency, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised him from the dead)
Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin.
So I asked, 'What should I do, Lord?' The Lord said to me, 'Get up and go to Damascus; there you will be told about everything that you have been designated to do.'
From Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Sosthenes, our brother,
From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the church of God that is in Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia.
But now in his own time he has made his message evident through the preaching I was entrusted with according to the command of God our Savior.
Then Jesus came up and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
So Jesus answered them, "I tell you the solemn truth, the Son can do nothing on his own initiative, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son does likewise.
So Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you. Just as the Father has sent me, I also send you."
"Brothers, the scripture had to be fulfilled that the Holy Spirit foretold through David concerning Judas -- who became the guide for those who arrested Jesus --
But God raised him up, having released him from the pains of death, because it was not possible for him to be held in its power.
You killed the Originator of life, whom God raised from the dead. To this fact we are witnesses!
But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the people of Israel.
While they were serving the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
Then he said, 'The God of our ancestors has already chosen you to know his will, to see the Righteous One, and to hear a command from his mouth,
But get up and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for this reason, to designate you in advance as a servant and witness to the things you have seen and to the things in which I will appear to you.
From Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God.
who was appointed the Son-of-God-in-power according to the Holy Spirit by the resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord.
but also for our sake, to whom it will be credited, those who believe in the one who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.
because if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
For this reason Christ died and returned to life, so that he may be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? We don't need letters of recommendation to you or from you as some other people do, do we?
nor did I go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before me, but right away I departed to Arabia, and then returned to Damascus.
and what is the incomparable greatness of his power toward us who believe, as displayed in the exercise of his immense strength.
To me -- less than the least of all the saints -- this grace was given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ
This accords with the glorious gospel of the blessed God that was entrusted to me.
From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to further the promise of life in Christ Jesus,
Now may the God of peace who by the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep, our Lord Jesus Christ,
Through him you now trust in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
and from Jesus Christ -- the faithful witness, the firstborn from among the dead, the ruler over the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and has set us free from our sins at the cost of his own blood
and the one who lives! I was dead, but look, now I am alive -- forever and ever -- and I hold the keys of death and of Hades!