Paul’s Motivation

Did the martyrdom of Stephen influence the Apostle Paul to accomplish more than the other apostles? Stephen is martyred in Acts 7. The first verse of Acts 8 says that Paul was there holding the coats of the people who stoned him and Paul approved of his death. This is…

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Paul and the Apostles

Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay In Galatians 1:19, is Paul saying he saw no apostles except James or only James? The best way to understand it is that he only saw James, and none of the other apostles while he was in Jerusalem. The context helps us to understand…

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