“For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:”
King James Version (KJV)
1:13 I Persecuted the church of God - That is, the believers in Christ.
Ga 1:13 Ye have heard of my conversation in time past. "Of my manner of life" (Revised Version). While he was still a Jew. In order to show that his gospel did not come from man, he cites his history, of which they knew something. I persecuted the church of God. See Ac 9:21. He made a determined effort to destroy Christianity. Compare Ac 22:4 26:10,11.