10 - Born at Tarsus. At first he persecuted Christians, even taking part in the stoning of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr.
32 - Converted to Christianity on the road to Damascus when Jesus appeared to him with a bright light, speaking to him.
- Was blinded and went to Ananias in Damascus, who through the power of the Holy Spirit, healed him.
32-47 - Went to Arabia alone, and then returned to Tarsus before going to Antioch, Jerusalem, and then Antioch again.
47 - Together with Barnabas and John Mark, they started their missionary Journey from Syrian Antioch.
47-48 - On Cyprus, Saul (Paul) caused Elymas the Magician to be blinded.
- The trio travel to Perga at which point John Mark left them.
- They traveled through Galatia to Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe before returning this same route back to Antioch.
48 - Wrote the letter to the Galatians.
49 - Went with Barnabas to Jerusalem for the Jerusalem Council.
49-53 - Went on another missionary journey, this time with Silas and Timothy who joined at Lystra.
- Had a vision of a man from Macedonia calling for him to come there, so at Troas they picked up Luke and sailed to Macedonia.
- There, Paul and Silas were thrown into jail in Philippi, but the jailer was saved and Paul and Silas were released.
- Next they went to Thessalonica, Berea, Athens, and Corinth. While in Greece, Paul wrote I and II Thessalonians.
- Returned to Antioch in 53.
53-58 - Went on a third missionary journey where he spends a considerable amount of time in Ephesus.
- Went throughout Macedonia and Greece, and doubled back that same route on his return.
- It is during this journey that he wrote the epistle to the Romans and I and II Corinthians.
- On his return, he met with the Ephesian elders in Miletus so as not to slow him down so he could reach Jerusalem by Pentecost.
58 - Arrested in Jerusalem.
58-62 - Taken before several rulers before he appeals to Caesar.
- On the way to Rome, the ship they were on crashed off of Malta. There they found a new ship after three months and Paul arrived in Rome where he was kept under house arrest.
- Wrote Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon during this time.
62 - Released from jail.
62-66 - He traveled to some locations and wrote the letters I Timothy and Titus.
66 - Arrested probably at Troas. In his cell in Rome he wrote II Timothy.
67 - Condemned and executed, he was beheaded just outside of city wall, near to Ostian Gate at Salvian Springs.
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