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Saul of Tarsus: New Publication

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Last Days

Paul v/s the Apostles in Jerusalem

According to Paul (Galatians 1:18), who is supported by Luke’s account in Acts 9, Paul was preaching Christ in Damascus and vicinity for a full three years before he ever met with any of the Apostles at Jerusalem! 887 more words


Paul: The Thirteenth Apostle?

Trying to accurately define the office of an apostle and to make an absolutely definitive statement relative to who fits into this category can be a somewhat arduous task. 3,099 more words

Tarsus — A Very Unusual Roman Building

Very few tour groups have a chance to visit Tarsus and if they do, they typically visit only the excavations in the center of town ( 358 more words


Tarsus — Birth Place of Saul/Paul

Tarsus was the birthplace of Paul the apostle(Acts 22:3). It is located at the northeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea, about 9.5 mi. inland along the Cydnus River. 233 more words

Places In Turkey

The Body Grows in Syrian Antioch

In the persecution that arose after Stephen’s murder, witnesses for Jesus traveled to places such as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and the Syrian city of Antioch (258).  But they were preaching the good news about Jesus only to people who were Jews by birth. 275 more words

I Was Blind . . .

Saul was a Jew, originally from the Turkish town of Tarsus, and several years younger than Jesus (250).  He was raised as a devout Pharisee — a scholarly & rule-bound Jewish denomination. 234 more words