Paul’s back story. Even in Paul’s own account of his back story he is pointing to God’s glory. He is establishing the connection to Christ and the authority of the gospel he is preaching because he was called to preach it to us the gentiles. He downplays the details of his story for the clarity of the message.
When I think of Paul I think he must have been a serious guy who probably didn’t have a sense of humor. I mean I don’t really know but to go persecute a religious group doesn’t sound like a light weekend activity. His conversion seems like he had to have a 2×4 to the head to get through to him.
It is interesting that Paul gets alone time with Jesus and he still points out the headship of God by saying “
 was pleased to reveal his Son to me, in order that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone;
Paul’s account of his first interactions with the apostles is interesting but I would love to have more details. I guess I shouldn’t second guess God’s word.
I am very grateful for Paul. He is the messenger of the gospel to gentiles so without him I probably wouldn’t know Jesus.