Saul of Tarsus


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Noun1.Saul of Tarsus - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the GentilesSaul of Tarsus - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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Was not Saul of Tarsus converted from unbelief by a similar fright?
That faith was then new to me, and all Moxon's expounding had failed to make me a convert; but now it seemed as if a great light shone about me, like that which fell upon Saul of Tarsus; and out there in the storm and darkness and solitude I experienced what Lewes calls "The endless variety and excitement of philosophic thought." I exulted in a new sense of knowledge, a new pride of reason.
The most notable flop on record was that of Saul of Tarsus, who has been severely criticised as a turn-coat by some of our partisan journals.
Saul of Tarsus does not recognize who is speaking to him on the road to Damascus.
But when, by the grace of God, "Saul of Tarsus" met Jesus face to face, his name was changed (Paul), his character was changed, his nature was changed, and his purpose was changed!
From deep within, the body of Christ is crying out in anguish as he did to Saul of Tarsus on his way to Damascus.
In the Bible, Saul of Tarsus was dedicated to the persecution of Christians.
The City of Damascus was where Saul of Tarsus, feared for his hatred for the disciples of the Lord, was converted to Christianity (see Book of Acts Chapter 9).
Paul, formerly Saul of Tarsus, was responsible for causing the deaths of many but he later repented and became a follower of Jesus.
Rabbi Rami: I'm partial to Rabbi Saul of Tarsus, who defines God as that in which we live and move and have our being (Acts 17:28).
In that world, Saul of Tarsus, a Jewish boy and Roman citizen, grew into a mighty persecutor of Christians, only to be felled from his horse and struck temporarily blind by the power of the risen Christ.
The next mistake Shiferaw makes, is not knowing that an Ethiopian eunuch became a Christian (Acts, chapter 8 vs 26 to 40) and took the message of Jesus Christ to Ethiopia, while Saul of Tarsus was a dangerous heathen killing Christians.