V. 4 This verse stresses the importance of prayer in Paul’s ministry. Paul says the same thing in Eph. 1:15ff and Phil. 1: 3ff and in Col. 1:3ff. v. 5 “hearing of your love and faith toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the saints.” Philemon’s genuine love and faith in and towards the Lord […]
Category: Living As A Christian
Are you falling short?
My fellow Christians, are you seeking to serve the Lord Jesus in the best way you possibly can? Are you seeking to be “conformed to the image of the Son of God?” Are you putting the Lord Jesus Christ first in your lives? We need to make Him the Lord of our lives. A chorus […]
Introduction: Paul’s Greeting (vv 1-4) There are basically 3 characters featured in the Book of Philemon: Paul Philemon Onesimus. There are 2 other mentioned in these verses, Apphia and Archippus (mentioned in Col. 4:17), probably wife and son of Philemon. Verse 1 — The Apostle Paul is a prisoner in Rome; the writing is […]