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  • Taking A Mess And Making It Useful Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Jan 2, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,512 views

    To help my audience see how to apply deliberate Christ-centered action to their relationships at home and in the Church so that potential messes are made into decisive victories for the Lord

    Sweet gum trees. They’re a great shade tree – they grow quickly and strong. They produce a lot of leaves that will often turn nice colors in the fall. And, if you’ve had a couple of them, you know they also produce about a billion spiny, ball-shaped seedpods called monkey balls or gum balls. ...read more

  • Counting The Cost Luck And Providence Luke 14__25-33 Philemon 1—25

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Dec 16, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,218 views

    From our position as disciples of Christ, we are not able to determine Good from Evil in the events that overtake us; we trust in God to make everything work together for good.

    COUNTING THE COST Luck AND PROVIDENCE Luke 14__25- 33 PHILEMON 1—25 Luke 14:25-33 A poor aged Chinese farmer had a single horse on which he depended for everything. The horse pulled the plough, drew the wagon, and was the old farmer’s sole means of transportation. One day a bee stung ...read more

  • Refreshing The Heart Of The Apostle Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,567 views

    Exposition of Philemon 17-25 about the final thoughts that Paul wanted Philemon to think on before he made his decision

    Text: Philemon 17-25, Title: Refreshing the Heart of the Apostle, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/25/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Seeing that little girl at Camp Jubilee one year get saved after a week’s worth of praying and witnessing refreshed the heart of the entire camp. B. Background to passage: ...read more

  • Resisting Culutural Norms Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,666 views

    Exposition of Philemon 8-16 regarding the way Paul and Philemon handled a potentially painful situation.

    Text: Philemon 8-16, Title: Resisting Cultural Norms, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/18/07, AM A. Opening illustration: John Hess Yoder writes in Leadership magazine: While serving as a missionary in Laos, I discovered an illustration of the kingdom of God. Before the colonialists imposed national ...read more

  • Paul's Love Letter

    Contributed by Jason Duhon on Oct 31, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,525 views

    Paul’s Epistle to Philemon is an example of how Christians should love one another.

    A. Opening 1. One of the best examples of a Christian’s love in action is in Paul’s epistle to Philemon. With only 25 verses, it is more accurately described as a note. Having written 13 of the 27 books in the New Testament, Paul the Apostle only wrote four to individuals: two to ...read more

  • Refresh My Soul Series

    Contributed by Dustin T Parker on Sep 9, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,781 views

    Paul’s desire - for Philemon to embody the grace given to him

    Pentecost 15 Refresh my heart Sept 9 † In the Lord Jesus’ Name † Grace, and the peace of God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ… is yours. Paul’s view – The Difficult Request He sits in his room, chained to a Roman Centurion. On the table, a piece of parchment, waiting to bear ...read more

  • Onesimus

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Sep 6, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,049 views

    This sermon can be done as a drama with Onesimus as the speaker. You can use a copy of Philemon as prop and use it to read the sections of the letter if you don’t have time to memorize them.

    Good Morning! What a beautiful day it is down here on the docks. I hope you are going on an exciting journey. I know I am. I am headed to Colossae with Tychicus over there. We are going to deliver a letter from an incredible guy named Paul to the Colossian church. Then, I have a letter to ...read more

  • A Little Help For Someone Who's Changed

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Aug 3, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 943 views

    Any church is filled with men and women who have been CHANGED.

    1. IT’S TRUE. God can take the hardest, the toughest, the meanest, and the most difficult person and transform them. • One day they’re radically AGAINST God. • The next day they’re radically FOR God. It’s Remarkable! • Not just a temporary change… it’s permanent & long lasting • The kind ...read more

  • Onesimus

    Contributed by Fran Van Hoven on Jun 29, 2007
    based on 30 ratings
     | 8,775 views

    The book probably doesn’t turn heads because of the subject matter. It’s about a slave. Actually, it’s about a runaway slave named Onesimus who had stolen something from his master, Philemon and ran away to avoid being caught. The Book of Philemon

    Onesimus The book probably doesn’t turn heads because of the subject matter. It’s about a slave. Actually, it’s about a runaway slave named Onesimus who had stolen something from his master, Philemon and ran away to avoid being caught. The Book of Philemon is very interesting. Its probably ...read more

  • How To Treat One Who Has Wronged You Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,354 views

    What do we do when someone has wronged us? We know that we must forgive, but when is restoration necessary? Paul’s letter to Philemon gives us some insights into when it is appropriate to restore someone who has wronged us.

    How to Treat One who has Wronged You Philemon Over the next four weeks we will be taking a look at how to treat what we often ignore. These messages will come from four of the smallest books in the Bible, all one-chapter books. Today we’re going to walk through the book of Philemon and then ...read more

  • Amazing Grace

    Contributed by Bledar Valca on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,236 views

    Amazing Grace Sunday

    AMAZING GRACE Philemon When, in England, William Wilberforce initiated his long campaign to outlaw slavery in the British Empire, he did not act as a social reformer. He was moved by Christian compassion: he acted because he cared about those helpless chattels that the majority in his day ...read more

  • A Look At Onesimus Series

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Dec 14, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,884 views

    The book of Philemon is about love, specifically about grace and forgiveness founded in love. God’s love can overcome the past.

    A look at Onesimus Philemon Paul is in prison This is the first time that Paul was imprisoned at Rome (Acts 27 & 28). We believe that he was released from this prison sentence and worked for another four years or so before he was imprisoned in Rome again and executed. The letter is ...read more

  • Forgiving The Debt

    Contributed by Phillip Day on Aug 17, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 748 views

    This passage details handling forgiveness via Philemon’s situation with his runaway slave.

    Forgiving the Debt Philemon 1-25; Matthew 6:12 I. The Character of Philemon (v. 1-7) a. Love and faith toward Christ and His church (v. 1-2, 5) b. An encourager (v. 7) c. A witness (v. 6) II. The Character of Onesimus (useful) (v. 10-18) a. Before salvation i. Apathetic worker (v. ...read more

  • Transformed Legacy Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jun 26, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,863 views

    3d and final of Philemon series. In Christ we have a transformed legacy--an eternal legacy of souls we bring to Jesus.

    Christian sociologist Tony Campolo tells of a research project once conducted with people over the age of 90. The interviewers asked these very elderly people, “As you look back on your life, what do you wish you had done differently?” Three answers emerged from a sizeable majority: 1) they ...read more

  • A Heart With A Big Margin

    Contributed by W F on Jun 25, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,137 views

    Discover how to accept people who are hard to live with in a way that is pleasing God.

    INTRODUCTION At some time in our lives we all need to deal with difficult people or people who have done the wrong thing by us. In this letter that Paul has written to Philemon, we discover how we can accept people who are hard to live with, in a way that is pleasing God. Quite simply some ...read more