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Paul’s Home: • “But Paul said, I am a man which am a Jew Paul’s Home: • “But Paul said, I am a man which am a Jew of Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city. . . ” (Acts 21: 39) “I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia … (Acts 22: 3) • “And as they bound him with thongs, Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned? When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman. Then the chief captain came, and said unto him, Tell me, art thou a Roman? He said, Yea. And the chief captain answered, With a great sum obtained I this freedom. And Paul said, But I was free born. ” (Acts 22: 25 -28)

Where Is Tarsus? Where Is Tarsus?

Who Was Paul? • Saul: • “And cast him out of the city, and Who Was Paul? • Saul: • “And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul. ” (Acts 7: 58) • “Then Saul, (who also is called Paul, ) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him, ”(Acts 13: 9) • A Tentmaker: • “And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers. ” Acts 18: 3 • … and labour, working with our own hands: I Corinthians 4: 12

Who Was Paul? • An Educated Man: • “(And when they heard that he Who Was Paul? • An Educated Man: • “(And when they heard that he spake in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence: and he saith, ) I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day. ” (Acts 22: 2 -3) • • PHAR'ISEE, n. [Heb. to separate. ] One of a sect among the A Jew- A Pharisee: Jews, whose religion consisted in a strict observance of rites and ceremonies and of “But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the traditions of the elders, and whose pretended other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a holiness led them to separate themselves as a sect, Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I considering themselves as more righteous than am called in question. ” (Acts 23: 6) other Jews. (Web. 1828) • “Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more: Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; ” (Phil 3: 4 -5)

 • A Persecutor: Who Was Paul? “And Saul was consenting unto his death. • A Persecutor: Who Was Paul? “And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. ” (Ac 8: 1 -3) “And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women. As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be punished. ” (Acts 22: 4 -5) “And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue them that believed on thee: And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him. ” (Acts 22: 19 -20) (see also Acts 26: 9 -11) “And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry; Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief. ” (1 Ti 1: 12 -13)

Who Was Paul? • A Converted Christian: • “And as he journeyed, he came Who Was Paul? • A Converted Christian: • “And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven: And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, why persecutest thou me? And he said, Who art thou, Lord? • And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks. And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? • And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do. ” (Acts 9: 3 -6) • Acts 22: 5 -11; 26: 12 -20 Paul’s testimony recounted…

Who Was Paul? • A Gospel Witness: • “And Ananias went his way, and Who Was Paul? • A Gospel Witness: • “And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, that appeared unto thee in the way as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost. And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized. • And when he had received meat, he was strengthened. Then was Saul certain days with the disciples which were at Damascus. And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God. • But all that heard him were amazed, and said; Is not this he that destroyed them which called on this name in Jerusalem, and came hither for that intent, that he might bring them bound unto the chief priests? But Saul increased the more in strength, and confounded the Jews which dwelt at Damascus, proving that this is very Christ. ” (Acts 9: 17 -22)

Who Was Paul? • Theologian: The “Pauline Epistles” line out the doctrines of this Who Was Paul? • Theologian: The “Pauline Epistles” line out the doctrines of this church age. These doctrines did not originate in the mind of Paul. • “But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ. ” (Gal 1: 11 -12) • *Paul was given the dispensation of grace that explained the mystery of the church: “If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward…” Eph 3: 2 -6

Who Was Paul? • Prisoner and Suffering Saint: • “For I will shew him Who Was Paul? • Prisoner and Suffering Saint: • “For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake. ” (Acts 9: 16) • “But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but of them all the Lord delivered me. Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. ” (2 Tim 3: 10 -12) • “Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep; In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren; In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness. ” (2 Cor 11: 23 -27) • “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body. (2 Cor 4: 8 -10)

Who Was Paul? • Instrument of Inspired Scripture: • “All scripture is given by Who Was Paul? • Instrument of Inspired Scripture: • “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works. ” (2 Tim 3: 16 -17) • “And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you; As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction. ” (2 Pet 3: 15 -16) Pauline Epistles: Romans - Philemon

Who Was Paul? • A Chosen Vessel: • “Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have Who Was Paul? • A Chosen Vessel: • “Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he hath done to thy saints at Jerusalem: And here he hath authority from the chief priests to bind all that call on thy name. But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel: ” (Acts 9: 13 -15) • Paul also declared that WE are all called with a purpose… • “Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began, ” (2 Tim 1: 8 -9)

Who Was Paul? • An Apostle: • “And last of all he was seen Who Was Paul? • An Apostle: • “And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. • But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. ” (1 Corinthians 15: 8 -10) • “Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead; )” (Galatians 1: 1) For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office: Romans 11: 13 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. II Timothy 2: 11

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His Departure: “For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of His Departure: “For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. ” 2 Timothy 4: 6 -8

We are to Follow Paul: Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto We are to Follow Paul: Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God, That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost. Romans 15: 15, 16 Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me. I Corinthians 4: 16 Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing. Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things. ) Philippians 3: 16 -19 Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you. Philippians 4: 9

We are to Follow Paul: For our gospel came not unto you in word We are to Follow Paul: For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake. And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost: So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia. I Thessalonians 1: 5 -7 Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more. For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus. I Thessalonians 4: 1, 2 For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you; Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you: Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us. II Thessalonians 3: 7 -9

We are to Follow Paul: This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all We are to Follow Paul: This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. I Timothy 1: 15, 16 Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things. II Timothy 2: 7 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge. Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. II Timothy 4: 16, 17

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Thanks to Pastor Thomas Mowery for the ‘original’ presentation to which I was able Thanks to Pastor Thomas Mowery for the ‘original’ presentation to which I was able to fit and add for my use as well. Bible Believers Baptist Church, Union Gap, WA www. biblebelieversbaptist. org