Verse List: Paul’s Special Apostleship

This page contains 53 references which show Paul’s special apostleship from the Lord Jesus Christ to the Gentiles. His position as the dispenser of the Lord’s instructions for this age is largely ignored in mainstream Christianity.

The verses appear in canonical order. Emphasis is added.

  1. Acts 9:15
    But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:
  2. Acts 20:24
    But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
  3. Acts 22:21
    And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.
  4. Romans 1:1
    Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
  5. Romans 1:5
    By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
  6. Romans 2:16
    In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
  7. Romans 11:13
    For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:
  8. Romans 15:15-16
    Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God, That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
  9. Romans 16:25
    Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:
  10. 1 Corinthians 1:1
    Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,
  11. 1 Corinthians 1:17
    For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
  12. 1 Corinthians 3:10
    According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
  13. 1 Corinthians 4:9
    For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
  14. 1 Corinthians 4:16
    For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel. Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me.
  15. 1 Corinthians 9:1-2
    Am I not an apostle? am I not free? have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? are not ye my work in the Lord? If I be not an apostle unto others, yet doubtless I am to you: for the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.
  16. 1 Corinthians 9:17
    For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed unto me.
  17. 1 Corinthians 11:1
    Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.
  18. 1 Corinthians 11:23
    For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread:
  19. 1 Corinthians 14:37
    If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.
  20. 1 Corinthians 15:3
    For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
  21. 1 Corinthians 15:9
    For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
  22. 1 Corinthians 15:51-52
    Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
  23. 2 Corinthians 1:1
    Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:
  24. 2 Corinthians 11:5
    For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.
  25. 2 Corinthians 12:11
    I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.
  26. 2 Corinthians 12:12
    Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds.
  27. Galatians 1:1
    Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)
  28. Galatians 1:8-9
    But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
  29. Galatians 1:11-12
    But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
  30. Galatians 1:15-16
    But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace, To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:
  31. Galatians 2:2
    And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.
  32. Galatians 2:6
    But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man’s person:) for they who seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me:
  33. Galatians 2:7
    But contrariwise, when they saw that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed unto me, as the gospel of the circumcision was unto Peter;
  34. Galatians 2:8
    (For he that wrought effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:)
  35. Galatians 2:9
    And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship; that we should go unto the heathen, and they unto the circumcision.
  36. Ephesians 1:1
    Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:
  37. Ephesians 3:1-2
    For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:
  38. Ephesians 3:3
    How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,
  39. Ephesians 3:7
    Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.
  40. Ephesians 3:8-9
    Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ; And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
  41. Colossians 1:1
    Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,
  42. Colossians 1:24-25
    Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body’s sake, which is the church: Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
  43. 2 Thessalonians 3:9
    Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.
  44. 1 Timothy 1:1
    Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;
  45. 1 Timothy 1:11
    According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.
  46. 1 Timothy 1:15
    This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.
  47. 1 Timothy 1:16
    Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
  48. 1 Timothy 2:7
    Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.
  49. 2 Timothy 1:1
    Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus,
  50. 2 Timothy 1:11
    Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.
  51. 2 Timothy 2:8
    Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:
  52. Titus 1:1
    Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;
  53. Titus 1:2-3
    In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began; But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;