Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 LB

[Before his conversion, Paul was not so different from other members of the Jewish elite. He yearned for recognition, not for material goods.

What type of recognition?

Paul wanted to be recognized as more righteous than his peers.

He was not covetous, like those other grasping elites.

Oh yes, he was better.

He enforced the Law.]