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Apostle Paul Life and Teachings St. Paul, the apostle was originally called Saul of Tarsus. He was one of the leaders of the first generation of Christians. The life of apostle Paul can be described as dramatic and fascinating. Ranging from how he communicated on his way to Damascus to when he was imprisoned, to his speeches in the public square. Paul’s letter shaped the believers in early Christian churches just as they do to the current world. Apostle Paul is considered one of the most important person in the history of Christianity after Jesus. During his days, Paul was a major figure within the intensive Christianity movement. Notably, he had several enemies and detractors as well. Paul struggled in establishing his own worth and authority. If you were to examine Paul’s life and teachings, there are several sources that you will have to consider with much priority. The new Testament has a total of 27 books. Of the total, 13 are attributed to Paul, this is almost half of the books. Acts of Apostle is the central book that is concerned with Apostle Paul’s life and work. Precisely, half of the books in the New Testament stems from Paul and the people whom he influenced. However, out of the 13 letters, only seven can be entirely attributed to Apostle Paul. The remaining comes from the followers who were writing in his name. the authors of such books borrowed information from letters written by Paul. The information in Acts is the most frequently used, its however essential to note that it is secondhand. The seven undoubted letters of Paul are the best sources one can get to Know the life and teachings of Apostle Paul. The seen letters include: Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 Thessalonians, and Philemon. Paul started working since his childhood. During his youth life, he was already working with his ow hands. He traded, and participated in tent making even after he was converted to being a Christian. In his travels, he used few leather=working tools and ended up setting up shops anywhere on his way. it is not told weather his family was wealthy or aristocratic, but since he

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