After three years, I went up to Jerusalem to confer with Kephas and remained with him for fifteen days.  But I did not see any other of the apostles, only James the brother of the Lord.  (As to what I am writing to you, behold, before God, I am not lying).  Then I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia.  And I was unknown personally to the churches of Judea that are in Christ; they only kept hearing that “the one who once was persecuting us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy.  So they glorified God because of me.


Galatians 1:18-24