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  • Little Book With A Big Message

    Contributed by Alvan Lewis on Sep 2, 2019
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     | 2,126 views

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

  • An Open Letter

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jul 20, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,462 views

    No longer a slave.

    AN OPEN LETTER PHILEMON 1:1-21 Onesimus was a slave who had escaped from his Christian master, Philemon. Yet in a beautiful irony, having not ‘made it’ alone in the big city, he found himself at last brought under the direct personal influence of “Paul the prisoner” (Philemon 1:1). Many a ...read more

  • Philemon Lesson 1 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 15, 2019
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     | 3,523 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
     | 3,330 views

    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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     | 3,762 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
     | 2,697 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
    based on 3 ratings
     | 11,488 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.

  • 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 Hardest Thing Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 7, 2016
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     | 3,785 views

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

  • The Ledger / Charge That To My Account

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Dec 9, 2015
    based on 44 ratings
     | 16,193 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."

  • Forgive Like Philemon

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jun 10, 2015
     | 3,313 views

    Forgiving is easy to tell someone else but very hard for each one of us. Forgiving takes the power out of the hands of the offender and allows God to provide healing to you.

    Forgive like Philemon Philemon 1-21 Introduction- This morning I want to talk to you about forgiveness. Right away we can think of many that should hear this message. But you are here this morning and God wants to speak to each one of us about forgiveness. When someone hurts ...read more

  • Freedom For The Captives Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 23, 2015
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     | 3,875 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

  • How To Influence Someone To Do The Right Thing

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jan 26, 2015
     | 4,107 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
     | 3,075 views

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

  • A Letter To Philemon: A Plea For Grace

    Contributed by Drake Caudill on Oct 29, 2014
     | 4,091 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