What happens in this episode?

  • We meet a man as he stands holding the coats of men who are stoning the first Christian martyr to death
  • He actively pursues and persecutes anyone who follows after Jesus
  • Then, he meets Jesus in an amazing way
  • Having met Jesus, he turns his life around – from persecution to proclamation
  • He meets his own persecution because of his life change
  • This persecution results in his death at the hands of Emperor Nero
  • I reveal this man’s identity at the end of the episode

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