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  • 1 Timothy 1 13
    even though I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an arrogant man. But I received mercy because I acted out of ignorance in unbelief,
  • Galatians 1:13
    For you have heard about my former way of life in Judaism: I intensely persecuted God’s church and tried to destroy it.
  • 1 Corinthians 15 9
    For I am the least of the apostles, not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
  • Philippians 3:6
    regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness that is in the law, blameless.
  • Acts 7:58
    They dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. And the witnesses laid their garments at the feet of a young man named Saul.
  • Acts 22:19
    “ But I said,‘ Lord, they know that in synagogue after synagogue I had those who believed in you imprisoned and beaten.
  • Acts 9:21
    All who heard him were astounded and said,“ Isn’t this the man in Jerusalem who was causing havoc for those who called on this name and came here for the purpose of taking them as prisoners to the chief priests?”
  • Acts 26:9-11
    In fact, I myself was convinced that it was necessary to do many things in opposition to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.I actually did this in Jerusalem, and I locked up many of the saints in prison, since I had received authority for that from the chief priests. When they were put to death, I was in agreement against them.In all the synagogues I often punished them and tried to make them blaspheme. Since I was terribly enraged at them, I pursued them even to foreign cities.
  • James 2:6
    Yet you have dishonored the poor. Don’t the rich oppress you and drag you into court?
  • Acts 9:1-13
    Now Saul was still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord. He went to the high priestand requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women who belonged to the Way, he might bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.As he traveled and was nearing Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly flashed around him.Falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him,“ Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?”“ Who are you, Lord?” Saul said.“ I am Jesus, the one you are persecuting,” he replied.“ But get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.”The men who were traveling with him stood speechless, hearing the sound but seeing no one.Saul got up from the ground, and though his eyes were open, he could see nothing. So they took him by the hand and led him into Damascus.He was unable to see for three days and did not eat or drink.There was a disciple in Damascus named Ananias, and the Lord said to him in a vision,“ Ananias.”“ Here I am, Lord,” he replied.“ Get up and go to the street called Straight,” the Lord said to him,“ to the house of Judas, and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, since he is praying there.In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias coming in and placing his hands on him so that he may regain his sight.”“ Lord,” Ananias answered,“ I have heard from many people about this man, how much harm he has done to your saints in Jerusalem.
  • Acts 22:3-4
    He continued,“ I am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia but brought up in this city, educated at the feet of Gamaliel according to the strictness of our ancestral law. I was zealous for God, just as all of you are today.I persecuted this Way to the death, arresting and putting both men and women in jail,