Philemon 19-25: But Paul argues like a man!

I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it—to say nothing of your owing me even your own self. Yes, brother, I want some benefit from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in Christ.Confident of your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.Continue reading “Philemon 19-25: But Paul argues like a man!”

Philemon 10-18……What will a father do for his son?

I appeal to you for my child, Onesimus, whose father I became in my imprisonment. (Formerly he was useless to you, but now he is indeed useful to you and to me.) I am sending him back to you, sending my very heart. I would have been glad to keep him with me, in orderContinue reading “Philemon 10-18……What will a father do for his son?”

Philemon 1-10….. A short personal letter!

Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother,To Philemon our beloved fellow worker and Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier, and the church in your house:Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers, becauseContinue reading “Philemon 1-10….. A short personal letter!”