Galatians 1:13-17 NIV

13 For you have heard of my previous way of life in Judaism,1 how intensely I persecuted the church of God2 and tried to destroy it.3

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14 I was advancing in Judaism beyond many Jews of my own age and was extremely zealous4 for the traditions of my fathers.5

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15 But when God, who set me apart from birtha6 and called me7 by his grace, was pleased

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    • a 1:15 - Or "from my mother's womb"
      16 to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles,8 I did not consult any man,9

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      17 nor did I go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went immediately into Arabia and later returned to Damascus.10

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