B. The Apostle's Vindication
1. His Qualifications
1 1Am I not 2afree? Am I not an 3bapostle? Have I not 4cseen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my 5dwork in the Lord?
2 If to others I am not an apostle, yet surely I am to 1you; for you in the Lord are the 2aseal of my bapostleship.
3 My defense to those who examine me is 1this.