Paul The Apostle Sophia gabbert

Birthday and Birthplace
  • Paul's exact birthdate is unknown
  • People think he was born around Jesus' birth
  • He was born in the city of Tarsus
  • Paul's father was a Pharisee
  • He had a sister and a nephew
Childhood Experiences
  • Education was a huge part of Paul the Apostle's childhood
  • He was born a Roman Citizen
  • Paul was educated from boyhood in Jerusalem
  • He studied under the rabbi of the era
Adult Experiences
  • We don't know if Paul was married or had children
  • He was a missionary, prophet, writer, and tentmaker
When and Where He Died
  • Paul died in the mid to late a.d. 60s
  • He died in the Roman Empire
Inspiration to Begin Missions
  • On his way to Damascus the Lord appeared to him and he was inspired to begin mission work
Where and What Work He Did
  • Paul's first missionary was in the late a.d. 40s
  • He spent a lot of time in Arabia, Damascus, Jerusalem, Syria, and Cilicia
  • His writings educated people who found Christ through him
  • He wrote Galatians, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Romans, 2nd Timothy, Philippians, 1st Thessalonians, and Philemon
Legacy Left Behind
  • Paul was responsible for the spread of Christianity throughout the Roman Empire
  • Paul did not receive any physical awards, but received the award of following God and trusting in Him
Bible Verses and Quotes
  • Paul wrote many books of the Bible but, one of his most favorite verses is Ephesians 4:32 which says: Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as Christ forgave you.
Interesting Facts
  • Paul was arrested for two years, then was shipped to Rome where he wrote prison letters
  • He transmuted Jesus into an idealized divine man
  • Paul and Jesus are not identical in either their words or work but, they are very complimentary
  • Paul says he does not deserve to be called an apostle because he crucified the church of God
  • Barclay, William. "The Acts of the Apostles." The Westminister Press. 1976. WEB. 18 April 2017.
  • Elwell, Walter A. "Entry for Paul the Apostle." Evangelical Dictionary of Theology. 1997. WEB. 18 April 2017


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