Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For we know that the Law is
spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.
was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries among my countrymen, being more extremely zealous for my ancestral traditions.
as to zeal,
a persecutor of the church; as to the righteousness which is in the Law, found blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a
persecutor and a violent aggressor. Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;