Galatians 1:16-17 NIV

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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