Category Archives: Philemon

“As a Dear Brother”: Forgiveness and Restoration

Sunday, July 31st, 2016. “As a Dear Brother”: Forgiveness and Restoration (Philemon 1)   Sources: Athanasius. On the Incarnation of the Word. F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. James D.G. Dunn. The … Continue reading

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“I Appeal to You on the Basis of Love”: Authority, Slavery, Love, and Advocacy

Sunday, July 24th, 2016. “I Appeal to You on the Basis of Love”: Authority, Slavery, Love, and Advocacy” (Philemon 8-11)   Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. James D.G. … Continue reading

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“If You Consider Me a Partner”: Koinonia as the basis of the Christian Life

Sunday, July 17, 2016. “If You Consider Me a Partner”: Koinonia as the basis of the Christian Life (Philemon 12-17)   Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistles … Continue reading

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Dear Friend and Fellow Worker: Getting Our Bearings with the Letter to Philemon

Sunday, July 10, 2016. “Dear Friend and Fellow Worker: Getting Our Bearings with the Letter to Philemon”   Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistles … Continue reading

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