Can we call Paul a murderer? Was he complicit in the persecution and death of Christians? Can we say Paul had blood on his hands? Was Paul a hopeless case? Or did the Lord give us Paul as a pattern of His longsuffering and mercy towards anyone who repents? I ask these questions of Christians. No man is beyond redemption. There’s a “level playing field” for all people before God, because God is not a respecter of persons. That includes the Jewish people and the Muslim people. God loves both equally and is willing that none perish.
Acts 22:4 And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
Acts 22:20 And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.
Acts 26:9-10 I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth. Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death, I gave my voice against them.
1Timothy 1:16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
Romans 3:10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:
Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;