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Consider what becoming a Christian (see also The Process Of Conversion) did to Paul's attitude and behavior, from this:
"9:1 But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord ..." (Acts 9:1 KJV)
"10:1 Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base [the RSV and Moffat both more correctly have "humble"; the NIV has "timid"] among you ..." (2 Corinthians 10:1 KJV)
"Not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power"
Paul's conversion did not turn him into someone else, or make him weak. It merely made him aware that the LORD is the only one with genuine power - and that His servants are to merely preach His power, without arrogantly trying to assume and presume it for themselves.
"2:4 And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: 2:5 That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God." (1 Corinthians 2:4-5 KJV)
Paul sometimes had to remind people, "when they measure themselves by one another, and compare themselves with one another, they are without understanding" that Christianity is not an achievement competition, or a popularity contest, or a struggle for control over other Christians - but simply a matter of service and obedience to the LORD.
"10:1 I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ - I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold to you when I am away! - 10:2 I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of acting in worldly fashion. 10:3 For though we live in the world we are not carrying on a worldly war, 10:4 for the weapons of our warfare are not worldly but have divine power to destroy strongholds. 10:5 We destroy arguments and every proud obstacle to the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, 10:6 being ready to punish every disobedience, when your obedience is complete.
Fact Finder: (a) Where was Paul when Christ was Crucified? (b) What was it that kept Paul from "seeing" the Truth? (c) How did Paul's service to Christ begin, as a leader or as a follower of Christ? (d) Like all true Christians, did Paul have to struggle to overcome? (e) Did Paul become one of the greatest servants of Christ?