4†“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. [2] 5†You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. 6†And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7‡You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. 8You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. 9You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
Note: The Shema - "The cornerstone of the Jewish faith."
know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself,         that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.
Note: I don't have the right to direct my own steps, or the steps of others.
9†For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Note: cf. Ephesians 3:8
though I am the very least of all the saints,
Note: cf. 1 Corinthians 15:9 loc.