Saul (Paul) was transformed from a Christian killer into a Christian killed, as a leader of the early Church.
There was quite a change from Peter Pre-Pentecost to Peter Post-Pentecost !
The gift of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost launched a movement that we are now part of.
This time Jesus wraps us into the "I Am" metaphor... WE are the Branches.
Two more "I Am" statements appropriate for our Easter Sunday celebration....