I do agree with you Dallas on that one !
you know I even believe it was prophecy being fulfilled ..
its mentioned in the psalms and Jesus says this in John 13 about the betrayal
the part Saul /Paul is in Isaiah a couple of places
it was the Christ / annointing in Paul that would be a Light to the Gentiles /nations
the specific verses found in ..
Isa 42:6 I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;
Isa 49:6 And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
Isa 60:3 And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
Luk 2:32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.
Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Act 13:47 For so hath the Lord commanded us, [saying], I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.
Act 26:23 That Christ should suffer, [and] that he should be the first that should rise from the dead, and should shew light unto the people, and to the Gentiles.