Roman Paul's Role In The Spread Of Christianity

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A man is lurking around the dark alleys. Searching for the address that he was told to go to. He is hesitant to enter hoping it is the right place. For if he is caught there is a chance he would executed. To be a Christian during the Roman Empire you had to go through many obstacles thanks to their beliefs compared the Roman’s religion, what the Emperor’s believed, and the persecution of Christians.

There are thousands of religions in the world. Christianity is one of the commonly noticed religion. They are monotheistic meaning they believe in one God. Christians follow the teachings in the Holy Bible which is made up of two parts, the Old and New Testament. The major difference between Judaism and Christianity is Jews don’t believe the Jesus is the messiah and is the son of God (John 3:16). Judaism only uses the Old Testament. Christians believe that Jesus is the only way to Heaven because He died on the cross for our sins and made a gateway to Heaven (John 14:6).

The roman religion is tremendous difference compared to Christianity.
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His conversion story inspired people because if God could love someone who persecuted Him, God could love anyone (Acts 9). Saul was a roman soldier and played parts in some persecution of Christians (Acts 4). In the Bible located in Acts 9:1-19 it talks about how Saul was converted into a Christian. God spoke to him and said, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?” Saul was blinded for three days and didn’t eat nor drink (Biblegateway.com). When Saul got to the place God told him to go and he gained his sight back and was baptized. His name was changed to Paul and he converted and followed Jesus (Biblegateway.com). Paul established churches around the Roman Empire and wrote letters to those churches (Biblegateway.com). Some of the letters became a part of the New Testament. Paul wrote 13 books (McDougal, 186) in the Bible and helped spread the word of the rising

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