Galatians 1:11-17

Noyes(i) 11 But I assure you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not after man; 12 for I did not receive it from man nor was I taught it by any man, but it was revealed to me by Jesus Christ. 13 For ye have heard of my conduct formerly in Judaism; that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and was destroying it, 14 and made progress in Judaism beyond many of the same age with me in my nation, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers. 15 But when it pleased him who set me apart from my very birth, and called me through his grace, 16 to reveal his Son within me, that I might publish the glad tidings of him among the gentiles, immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood, 17 neither did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and returned again to Damascus.