Galatians 1:13-23 NIV

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

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14 I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my fathers.

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15 But when God, who set me apart from my mother’s womb and called me by his grace, was pleased

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16 to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, my immediate response was not to consult any human being.

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17 I did not go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went into Arabia. Later I returned to Damascus.

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18 Then after three years, I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Cephasa and stayed with him fifteen days.

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19 I saw none of the other apostles—only James, the Lord’s brother.

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20 I assure you before God that what I am writing you is no lie.

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21 Then I went to Syria and Cilicia.

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22 I was personally unknown to the churches of Judea that are in Christ.

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23 They only heard the report: “The man who formerly persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy.”

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