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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

  • You’re A Person Of Potential

    Contributed by John Gaston on Dec 3, 2020
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    Onesimus was a slave who became a criminal and fugitive. His name means "useful," but he wasn't. He met Paul in Rome and received Christ. He became useful; His master freed him and he became a minister. We too are to become useful for God.

    YOU’RE A PERSON OF POTENTIAL Philemon 1:9-18 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. A church service occurred during Covid-19 and only two people showed up: the preacher and a rancher. The preacher led songs, took up the offering, and then he preached for an hour and a half. 2. When they were going out the ...read more

  • I'm Confident Of That (Part Two)

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Nov 9, 2020
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    Last week I talked about the need to place our confidence in God and that we need to have a heart of confidence. This week I make the point that although we can't place our ultimate confidence in people, we can still have confidence in them. I finish with our need to persevere in confidence.

  • Letter To My Father

    Contributed by Wilson Oshorakpor on Oct 12, 2020
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    God is our father. He desires that we communicate wit him. Let's pour the problems bothering our hearts to him like David did. He will answer us, for we are his children.

    TEXT: Philemon 1:21(NLT) "I am confident as I write this letter that you will do what I ask and even more!" Oct 6, My dear father, "I am worn out from sobbing. All night I flood my bed with weeping, drenching it with my tears. My vision is blurred by grief; my eyes are worn out ...read more

  • A True Love

    Contributed by Norman Bernad on Sep 23, 2020
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    On Valentine's Day everybody may be talking about love but do most people really understand how important real love is-to a marriage-to a relationship-to the home-to the Christian life-even to the church!

    A True Love (A True Valentina) 1. Exodus 32:30-33 2. Philemon: 1.8-20 3. Psalm : 136 On Valentine's Day everybody may be talking about love but do most people really understand how important real love is-to a marriage-to a ...read more

  • Little Book With A Big Message

    Contributed by Alvan Lewis on Sep 2, 2019
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     | 3,451 views

    Discover why the tiny book of Philemon was included in the New Testament

    Little Book with a Big Message Philemon Come with me this morning 20 long centuries back in time. Stroll with me down the streets of imperial Rome. See the Pantheon, the Coliseum, the Bath and of course, the Senate. As we jostle our way through the great crowds in the Market place keep in mind that ...read more

  • An Open Letter

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jul 20, 2019
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     | 2,207 views

    No longer a slave.

  • Philemon Lesson 1 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 15, 2019
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,767 views

    This book is a picture of salvation.

    A. THE STORY OF PHILEMON Paul had led Philemon to Christ, a rich businessman in Colossae, 100 miles from Ephesus. Paul probably never visited Colossae (Col. 1:7; 2:7). Philemon owned slaves, and one slave, Onesimus, stole valuables and ran away to Rome, thinking he couldn’t be found in that ...read more

  • A Fresh Start (Part Two)

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jan 14, 2019
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    Last week I talked about how we may need a fresh start. But it's not so easy. We may have a hard time making the changes that are necessary for a fresh start. But sometimes, we may not need a total fresh start, we may just need a restart.

    A FRESH START (part two) Last week I talked about how we may need a fresh start for various reasons-relationship problems, job loss, trouble with the law, etc. So, we change locations, find a new job, start getting connected with new people, etc. Obviously the best fresh start we can make is ...read more

  • The Restoration Of A Slave Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 4, 2018
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     | 4,466 views

    Restoration, Forgiveness, Repentance, Grace

    JAIL BREAK (Breaking the Chains of Unforgiveness) - The Restoration of a Slave October 7, 2018 Philemon 1:1-25 (p. 837) Introduction: I believe love is the most powerful motivator known to mankind…I include something in all my wedding ceremonies that Kari and I included in ...read more

  • Preparing For The Coming Of Christ Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 5, 2016
     | 3,010 views

    An authentic faith – which is never comfortable or completely personal – always involves a deep desire to change the world

    Thursday of the 31st Week in Course 2016 Joy of the Gospel We stand now very close to the conclusion of our liturgical year, our holy year of grace and mercy that concludes on the Feast of Christ the King. I’m doubly blessed because I get to celebrate Christ the King Sunday twice. In the ...read more

  • Restoring Relationships

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Sep 4, 2016
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     | 12,818 views

    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.

    Philemon Restoring Relationships I’d like to take a little survey this morning: Who here has never had a relationship challenge? Ah ha, I thought so. Today’s subject “Restoring Relationships,” is for all of us. As we seek to live a Christian life, does our faith have ...read more

  • The Motivation Of One Who Forgives Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 19, 2016
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    In this lesson we examine the motivation of one who forgives.

    Scripture Three weeks ago I started a short sermon series called “Forgiveness and Reconciliation” on the letter of Paul to Philemon. I plan to conclude this series today. Philemon was a wealthy, godly Christian who lived in the city of Colossae. He had a slave named Onesimus. Some ...read more

  • The Actions Of One Who Forgives Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 12, 2016
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    In today's sermon we examine the actions of one who forgives.

    Scripture Two weeks ago I started a short series of sermons called “Forgiveness and Reconciliation” from Paul’s letter to Philemon. Part of the reason I am preaching this series is because I want to learn how, when I sin (and I do sin all the time), to repent well, and to ...read more

  • The Hardest Thing Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 7, 2016
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     | 4,536 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