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  • The Burden And Blessing Of Forgiving Others

    Contributed by Reuben Bredenhof on Feb 2, 2021
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    The gospel has made us all brothers and sisters, one in Christ Jesus. It has torn down whatever dividing walls used to stand between us, and it’s given us a reason to love and to forgive.

    There are two sisters who aren’t speaking to one another because of things that happened, years ago: What does the gospel say to them? There’s a brother in the church who’s made a serious mistake: What does the gospel say to him, and those around him? There’s a whole congregation that needs ...read more

  • I Will Pay It Back

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Sep 25, 2013
     | 1,521 views

    To enumerate the ways GOD had saved us.

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you pay back what you owe? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the ways GOD had saved us. IV. TEXT: Philemon 1:19 (Amplified Bible) I, Paul, write it with my own hand, I promise to repay it [in full]—and that is to say nothing ...read more

  • 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

  • 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

  • Why Forgive

    Contributed by William Wyne on Feb 10, 2012
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     | 3,752 views

    Forgiveness is a Christian Ministry that God has given the injured and the one who caused its wholeness.

    Mahatma Gandhi said, “the weak finds it difficult to forgive, because forgiveness is an attribute of the strong. But the strong that can and does forgive needs to know that their forgiveness comes from a place, a person, a strength, a power far stronger than them. Reinhold Niebuhr says, ...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

  • Forgiveness - A Way Of Life Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Oct 28, 2011
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     | 3,816 views

    Do you ever contend for one who has fallen into sin? or in the wrong in a particular situation? What do we do with brothers and sisters who fall into sin? We should be there to pick them up, help dust them off and encourage them with the love of Christ th

    SERMON BRIEF Date Written: October 29, 2011 Date Preached: October 30, 2011 Church: OPBC (AM) FOUNDATIONAL ELEMENTS Series: From the Pen of Paul Title: Forgiveness…a Way of Life! Text: Philemon 10-21 Introduction: What do YOU do when a friend is sinful and falls in their ...read more

  • The Appeal Of An Old Man Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 10, 2011
    based on 29 ratings
     | 11,830 views

    What was Paul’s appeal as an old man to Philemon? 1- His appeal was love 2- His appeal was acceptance 3- His appeal was obedience

    INTRO.- ILL.- Observations on Growing Older - Your kids are becoming you...and you don’t like them ...but your grandchildren are perfect! - Going out is good. Coming home is better! - When people say you look "Great"... they add "for your age!" - You forget names ... but it’s OK because other ...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

  • 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

  • Reconciliation Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jul 21, 2014
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     | 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

  • Useless Or Useful? Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 8, 2014
     | 3,807 views

    Mercy is the greatest of the virtues in the external manifestation.

    Thursday of the 32nd Week in Course Joy of the Gospel St. Paul had a dilemma. One of his converts in Asia, Philemon, lived in Colossae. Philemon’s slave, Onesimus, had escaped and probably stolen property in the process. Escaped slaves were dealt with according to their owner’s ...read more

  • Freedom For The Captives Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 23, 2015
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     | 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