Apostle Paul: Zealous

Posted by

A Zealous Follower of Jewish Law

The zealous tradition goes back to the Phinehas. The apostle Paul carries this tradition when it came to “the way”–spread of the Christianity–Paul persecuted the church with zeal, starting with his authorization of Stephen’s death. We must keep in mind that these Christians are by descent Jews, fellow Jews who he feels have violated God’s covenant.

Leave a Reply