I have come across people who think that Paul had a special revelation from God concerning the gospel we had passed on to us in the letters he wrote to the churches. Does this mean that Paul had Jesus teach him the gospel? I have heard some people talk about how wonderful for Paul to have Jesus come to him in a vision and teach him things never taught before. But is this what Paul is trying to describe in his letter to the Galatian church?
Gal 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.
Does this mean that Jesus came to Paul on several occasions to give him special tutoring, or even to learn things never spoken before to men? Continue reading