Summary: Paul's letter to Philemon gives us solid timeless principles in restoring broken relationships. As Paul paid for Onesimus' sin, so Christ pays for ours, thus restoring us to God. Because we have been forgiven much, we need to forgive others.
Summary: Paul's whole plea to Philemon is to act the way the loving Father acted: to welcome home the beloved son; to restore him to fellowship with the family. There will be, and have been, occasions when we'll be called to respond to wrongdoers the same way.
Summary: Paul was good at knowing how to talk to people. He was wise in how he chose his words. The letter he wrote to his friend Philemon is a great example of that. Let’s take a look at how Paul sought to influence his friend to do the right thing.
Summary: This sermon is designed to inspire the reader to include others into our fellowship, regardless of what they once were. We must break down the walls that divide us and have a heart of "inclusion" with everyone we meet.
Summary: Demas made a tragic mistake and abandoned Paul on the field. Why? This sermon speculates several reasons he may have quit and how he could have addressed them before they developed to a crisis point in his life.
Summary: In any non-profit organization, especially like a church, you have to persuade people, either to invest time in the church or to do something that is right, or change an area that they might have chosen. How do you persuade people? Paul gives a beautiful
Summary: We got to grow from believer to laborer and then grow to become a soldier for Christ! Who is a soldier? A soldier is an alert, active, loyal, militant follower who arises during the time of crisis and God wants each one of us to resurrect from our comfort