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  • A Letter To Philemon: A Plea For Grace

    Contributed by Drake Caudill on Oct 29, 2014
     | 5,170 views

    A plea for forgiveness to Philemon and to the church today.

    Many of us are aware that much of the New Testament was written by the Apostle Paul. 13 out of the 27 New Testament books are written by Paul. Romans, Corinthians, and Titus are some of the more popular books written by Paul. When written, Paul didnʼt divide the ʻbooksʼ into chapters ...read more

  • Forgiveness, Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 30, 2015
     | 3,612 views

    This messages looks at the pitfalls of not forgiveing and the character of someone who forgives

    THE LITTLE BOOK WITH AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FORGIVENESS THE BOOK OF PHILEMON 1:1-7 PART 1: THE CHARACTER OF ONE WHO FORGIVES PHILEMON 1:1-7 PAUL, A PRISONER FOR CHRIST JESUS, AND TIMOTHY OUR BROTHER, TO PHILEMON OUR BELOVED FELLOW WORKER 2  AND APPHIA OUR SISTER AND ARCHIPPUS OUR FELLOW ...read more

  • Charge That To My Account

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jun 12, 2012
     | 3,453 views

    Forgive others for the sake of Christ.

    Charge That to My Account January 27, 2008 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: Forgive others for the sake of Christ. Focus Passage: Philemon Supplemental Passage: Introduction: I. Onesimus, the Useless One (verse 11a) a. Philemon ...read more

  • Powerful Persuasion

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 26, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,308 views

    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

    Philemon ILLUSTRATION: Cicero's (106 - 43 BC) was one of the most powerfully, persuasive people of his day. He had this to say about the public in 1st Century BC, Rome. The poor: work and work, The rich: exploit the poor, The soldier: protects both, The taxpayer: pays for all three, ...read more

  • True Faith In The Lord Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 10, 2011
    based on 30 ratings
     | 31,813 views

    1- True faith demonstrates the love 2- True faith shares the faith 3- True faith refreshes the saints

    INTRO.- I say PhI-lemon. Some say Phile-mon. What do you say? You know old Philemon, don’t you? He was a slave owner. Onesimus had run away and came back a Christian, consequently, Paul asked Philemon to receive him back and treat him kindly. It pays to be kind, don’t you know? What you ...read more

  • Community Connection Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 7, 2012
     | 3,231 views

    This series addresses the value and need for small group ministry in the local church

    THE W5 OF LIFE GROUPS “Community Connection” Philemon 1:2 – “to the church that meets in your home” INTRODUCTION In my teen years my brothers and I shared house chores. Both parents worked long hours so it was reasonable that we would help around the house and ...read more

  • The Ledger / Charge That To My Account

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Dec 9, 2015
    based on 44 ratings
     | 17,365 views

    Beloved, Martin Luther saw the power of this short letter (Philemon) in his statement: "We are all his Onesimi if we really believe it."

    Beloved,..... we are going to step into the shoes..... of Onesimus (o-NES-e-muss with long 'o' and 2nd 'e') ...this morning (evening). We are going to put ourselves ....in his place .....thus hopefully .....have a better understanding ....of what Christ did ....for us. Martin Luther saw the ...read more

  • The Hardest Thing Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 7, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,083 views

    What do you as a follower of Jesus Christ when someone close to you has hurt you?

    The Hardest Thing You’ll Ever Do Philemon What do you do when the person closest to you has betrayed and hurt you? I had a friend in college with whom I reconnected after I moved back from seminary. Let’s call her Jane. She had a whirlwind romance and after just six months, got ...read more

  • Christians! Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jul 7, 2014
     | 2,395 views

    What are we as Christians and how are we to relate to one another?

    Let us continue to learn from our Loving Creator God through the Apostle Paul as he writes a letter to a Christian Brother named Philemon and his church. Because all Scriptures is God-breathed, the Apostle Paul was the instrument to relay God’s message. Open your Bibles to ...read more

  • Be An Active Witness Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jul 14, 2014
     | 2,140 views

    Christians are to actively profess to be Christians!

    Last week we started learning from the Letter to Philemon. Even from just the first 5 verses we noted much about Christians and how to honor one another. As Christians, each one of us of course must work on our own spiritual growth and love for one another; but a way to honor one another is to pray ...read more

  • Runaway Slave

    Contributed by Jeff Riedel on Jun 30, 2014
     | 3,879 views

    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.

    Illustration: Many years ago, my wife and I visited my parents in Florida, and we attended my Mother's church. She was relatively new to the congregation but she was proud to have us. As we entered the foyer, she began to introduce us saying, this is my son Jeff and daughter- in- law Rita. ...read more

  • Philemon!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Sep 25, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,255 views

    You sure got to hear this message, so as to gauge the growth of your spiritual life according to His Word!

    We got to grow! Philemon our beloved friend and fellow laborer! Philemon 1:1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved friend and fellow laborer, 2 to the beloved Apphia, Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house..’ You ...read more

  • Reconciliation Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jul 21, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,752 views

    Why reconcile as Christians?

    We continue to learn from a letter ordained by God from the Apostle Paul to a man named Philemon. Please open your Bibles to this Letter to Philemon……….. What can we note about this man Philemon: v1: a dear friend and fellow worker of Christian leader Paul v2: hospitable ...read more

  • How To Influence Someone To Do The Right Thing

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jan 26, 2015
     | 4,761 views

    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.

    HOW TO INFLUENCE SOMEONE TO DO THE RIGHT THING INTRODUCTION: Book-“How to gain friends and influence people”. Paul was good at knowing how to talk to people. He was wise in how he chose his words. The book of Philemon is a great example of that. Paul writes a letter to his friend ...read more

  • Freedom For The Captives Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 23, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,687 views

    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.

    There's something quite different about reading this letter compared with all Paul's other letters. In all the others, even those addressed to individuals, the focus is on the Church where they're ministering. But here there's a much more personal feel to the correspondence. You can feel the warmth ...read more