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Galatians 1:18-24

MSG 18 but it was three years before I went up to Jerusalem to compare stories with Peter. I was there only fifteen days - but what days they were! NIV 18 Then after three years, I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Peter and stayed with him fifteen days. MSG 19 Except for our Master's brother James, I saw no other apostles. NIV 19 I saw none of the other apostles--only James, the Lord's brother. MSG 20 (I'm telling you the absolute truth in this.) NIV 20 I assure you before God that what I am writing you is no lie. MSG 21 Then I began my ministry in the regions of Syria and Cilicia. NIV 21 Later I went to Syria and Cilicia. MSG 22 After all that time and activity I was still unknown by face among the Christian churches in Judea. NIV 22 I was personally unknown to the churches of Judea that are in Christ. MSG 23 There was only this report: "That man who once persecuted us is now preaching the very message he used to try to destroy." NIV 23 They only heard the report: "The man who formerly persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy." MSG 24 Their response was to recognize and worship God because of me! NIV 24 And they praised God because of me.