Paul was the writer of a majority of the New Testament. His work to spread the Gospel to the Gentiles was amazing and we have much of it in the New Testament. His love for God was incredible and his willingness to lay down his life for the spread of the Gospel was quite extraordinary. But, his name was not always Paul and he did not always behave this way.
Evidence For The Resurrection: The Disciples Truly Believed That Jesus Rose From The Dead And That They Saw Him
The second fact, like the first, is an uncontested one. Virtually every historical scholar believes that this is the case. And this is important. It may seem unimportant because a lot of people believe a lot of different things and it doesn’t change reality. But the fact is that these guys claimed to have seen the risen Jesus, they were completely changed by what they believed, and they believed and professed it even unto death. People don’t die for things that they believe is a lie.