Paul Part 3 – Paul the Criminal

3. PAUL, THE CRIMINAL First Contacts With Christianity. Come with me to one of the famous gates of the old city of Jerusalem. This one is called St. Stephan’s Gate. Paul’s 1st known contact with Christianity was in connection with the death of Stephen. Listen to what Dr. Luke wrote about the Stephen debate: Acts […]

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Paul Part 2 – What Did He Look Like?

2. WHAT DID HE LOOK LIKE? It would appear that, while Paul was intellectually impressive, physically he was not prepossessing. Listen to this description by his enemies: 2 Corintians 10:10  “For his letters,” they say, “are weighty and powerful, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.” TRADITION Tradition describes him as being […]

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Paul Part 1 – The Missionary Par Excellance

1. PAUL – BACKGROUND PAUL THE MISSIONARY PAR EXCELLANCE It was a profound moment in my visit to Turkey, to visit the City of Tarsus. Why? It was here that one of the greatest geniuses of his time was born. He was a missionary that visited Turkey on three different occasions. He is regarded as […]

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