Born in the city of Tarsus to an Israelite family of the tribe of Benjamin.
Paul studies under Rabbi Gamaliel (Acts 5:34)
Converted by Christ and appointed the Apostle for the Gentiles
Paul brought from Tarsus to Antioch; stays there one year before the famine.
Visits Jerusalem with Barnabas to relieve the famine.
You don't have to become a Jew on your way to becoming a Christian.
1, 2 Thessalonians
Philippian jailer believes
Released upon Roman citizenship
Arrived from Rome
Then travels to Antioch
1, 2 Corinthians
Paul then wrote an epistle which the church does not now possess (1 Cor 5:9)
Roman Christians blamed and persecuted by Nero.