It’s my understanding that Galatians 1:12 is the key verse about Paul's encounter on the road to Damascus in his own words: ‘For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ.’ Also, Paul wrote in brief about his encounter in Ephesians 3: 2-3 saying, ‘... if indeed you have heard of the dispensation ...
Does Paul mention anywhere in his own writings his encounter with Jesus and his coming to belief in the gospel?
Paul tells us that he was relieved of his heavy bloodguilt by God’s loving-kindness through Jesus Christ, who appeared to him even after his ascension to heaven: “
1 Corinthians 15:8-11 (NASB)
8 And last of all, as to one untimely born, He ...
Short version: Paul tells us the same basic story: he was persecuting Christians in Jerusalem, he was sent to Damascus, he was converted, he left Damascus, and he went to Arabia before going to see the church fathers and beginning his apostlehood. He also says he "has seen Jesus", which he doesn't link to a particular time but it makes sense in his ...
If we are just goes along with the context of 1Thessalonians 4:13-18 and include the remaining chapter 5:1-10(continued), we will come up to the knowledge why Paul used the word "We" in 4:17 of 1 Thessalonians.
First, Paul said to the brethren in Thessalonians in verse 13 that Paul don't want them to be ignorant concerning "THEM" which ...
It's quite clear that Paul - talking to those in Rome, the church, the believers.
those who are in Christ Jesus v1
so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us v4
However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you v9
So then, brethren v12
fellow heirs with Christ v17
revealing of the sons of ...
2 Cor 5:1-4 says:
1 Now we know that if the earthly tent we live in is dismantled, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by
human hands. 2 For in this tent we groan, longing to be clothed
with our heavenly dwelling, 3 because when we are clothed, we will
not be found naked. 4 So while we are in this tent, we groan under
In short, were are not explicitly told to whom this specifically refers. However, the likely candidate is the same person in as in 1 Cor 5 who perused an incestuous relationship and had to be disfellowshiped from the local congregation as the punishment, 1 Cor 5:13.
(5) But if any have caused grief.—The man who had been the chief cause