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  • What It Takes To Make A Difference

    Contributed by John Slythe on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 95 ratings

    What does it take to make such an impact on our society that God’s Word penetrates even the darkest corners of the region? Maybe one of the smallest book in the Bible has the answer.

    What it Takes to Change The World: The Book of Philemon is very interesting. Its probably a book we hear quoted the least out of all the books of the Bible and probably one that we look at the least. The book is a letter of Paul. But instead of a letter to a church, it’s a letter to a person – more

  • Found Useful

    Contributed by Daniel Wheat on Jan 8, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    We have been purchased by the blood of Christ. We have been found to be useful by the King. Running away from God is not fullfiling the purpose that we have been called. Remember the slave tag, "If I should escape seize me and send me back to my master."

    “FOUND USEFUL” Return Me To The Master Reference: Philemon 1:1-25 Reverend Daniel A. Wheat Introduction: Have any of you ever asked someone to write a letter of recommendation? Have you ever received an evaluation from a supervisor on your work performance? Ever get a love letter that made you more

  • Maintaining Loving Relationships

    Contributed by John White on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    A Biblical view of the elements involved in establishing and maintaining loving relationships.

    RELATIONSHIPS THAT LAST Philemon Entire Chapter Introduction: I want to share today about the sort of relationship Paul must have had withPhilemon. A relationship that enabled him to be able to confidently ask such a costly response from him. A relationship based upon a lasting, loving and more

  • Profitable Slave

    Contributed by Benjamin Frawley on Dec 17, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    Narrative sermon depicting the life of Onesimus

    “Profitable Slave” It was a spontaneous act. The temptation was more than I could bear. If you were in my place, I’m sure you would have done the same. I mean, if you saw the things that Philemon had, I’m sure you would have understood how much more I needed it and how little Philemon did. It more

  • Once Useless Now Useful

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 14, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    Once Useless Now Useful: The story of Onesimus; the story of Paul; the story of us all.

    My father has a knack for finding and fixing discarded bicycles. Bikes that are considered useless by most become useful in the hands of this skilled mechanic. Of course everyone knows that with a bit of duct tape anything can be made useful again. Does that work on people too? Can those who more

  • Philemon

    Contributed by Ron Macarthur on Feb 12, 2004
    based on 108 ratings

    A study on the unique letter from Paul to Philemon "requesting" the forgiveness of his returning runaway slave Oneisimus.

    The letter to Philemon is sandwiched in between Titus and Hebrews, it is one of a small group of personal letters that Paul wrote. Surely there were more of these but these are the ones in our Bible. They are grouped together and include 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. All of Paul’s teaching more

  • Christian Forgiveness

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 64 ratings

    This is a study in Philemon.

    CHRISTIAN FORGIVENESS Philemon Just because a book of the Bible is small in length does not mean it is small in meaning. Philemon is one of these books. Onesimus was a slave owned by Philemon, who was a wealthy Christian living in Colosse and a friend of Paul’s. Onesimus robbed Philemon more

  • Moving On With God- The Next Step In Forgiveness And Faithsharing Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    A sermon about how to move on one step in 1) Forgiveness 2) Faithsharing. All from the book of Philemon

    Moving on with God: the next step with forgiveness and faithsharing Philemon. Particularly v4-7 C.S. Lewis said ¡§Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea, until he has something to forgive.¡¨ Someone once said- evangelism is the most talked about and least practiced thing in our more

  • "Onesimus"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Oct 8, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    This message deals with the relationship between Paul, Onesimus, and Philemon.

    “Onesimus” Philemon Vs. 1-25 INTRODUCTION: Most people never READ the book of Philemon … can’t FIND it. It’s a little book … 1 chapter … 25 verses. BACKGROUND: Philemon was a Christian who lived in Colossae. Paul had led him to the Lord when Philemon was in Ephesus. The church at Colossae more

  • "We All Need Some Encouragement"

    Contributed by Bobby Touchton on May 4, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    Originally a Mother’s Day sermon directed to men who are incarcerated, this message focuses upon the Christian act of encouragement as seen in the lives of Philemon and Barnabas.

    Submitted By Dr. Bobby J. Touchton Ashland, Kentucky INTRODUCTION. Let me begin by reading an email, entitled, "What My Mother Taught Me," My other taught me RELIGION: When I spilled grape juice on the carpet, she instructed, "You better pray the stain will come out of the carpet." My mother more

  • Sour Phi-Lemons And Sweet Forgiveness

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jun 16, 2004
    based on 46 ratings

    The story of Philemon is all about forgiveness.

    Sour Phi-Lemons and Sweet Forgiveness Philemon 1-25 INTRODUCTION... Peter J. Larson, New Forgiveness Research Jan 27, 2003 Recently in 2003, a survey was made of 200 married adults in regards to forgiveness. The researchers were wondering how one’s ability to forgive others would affect their more

  • God Invites You To Become Involved Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 6, 2004
    based on 65 ratings

    The story of Philemon and Onesimus, presented as an imaginative story, shows how God called Paul to become involved as a mediator, Philemon to become involved in real church work, and Onesimus to become involved in overcoming his background to become usef

    The new day greeted his eyes early. He stretched and shook off the sleep, but then, remembering why he had wanted to get up at the crack of dawn, Philemon jumped out of bed and began his day’s duties. His first task was to open his window and turn his gaze toward the rising sun, offering his more

  • Introduction Series

    Contributed by Christian Zorio on Jul 21, 2002
    based on 101 ratings

    Introduction to the book of Philemon; examining the writer, recipient and reason for writing.

    INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK OF PHILEMON Lessons of forgiveness from the life of Philemon INTRODUCTION The Background: · A young man – who will remain nameless o Grew up in a household where he was well taken care of. All of his needs were met. o He was encouraged to become a doctor or maybe even an more

  • The Church's Diet: Healthy Choice Series

    Contributed by David Kirkner on Aug 12, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    If we want a healthy church then we need to choose to be healthy Christians

    The Threeattitudes: Philemon, 2 John, Jude A Church’s Diet: Healthy Choice Philemon If we want a healthy church then we need to choose to be healthy Christians Introduction: In the last several years Americans have become gluttons over the various diets guaranteed to take off extra pounds. We more

  • Restoring Relationships - Breaking Down Barriers Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 16, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Broken relationships are among the Christians thorniest problems - yet relationships are so vital to our life as a believer. Paul gives us some good ways to help break down barriers we put up between ourselves and restore broken relationships through the

    Relationships - they are among the most important things we have as humans. Studies have shown that if newborn babies are not touched - if they don’t have some sort of a relationship with another human - they will literally die. Our need for relationships never stops. A recent study among more