Philemon: From Slave to Bishop? (1 of 5) by Larry Osborne
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Series: Tweets from Heaven
The Key Players and Back Story
Philemon 1:1-25/ Colossians 4:7-15
The Elephant In The Room
Does The Bible Endorse Slavery?
Deuteronomy 15:12-15, 23:15-16 and Exodus 21:16/ Galatians 3:26-29 and Colossians 3:11/ Colossians 3:22-25/ Colossians 4:1/ I Corinthians 7:17-24/ 1 Timothy 1:9-10
Lessons To Take Home
What Does This Passage Teach Us About Righteous Living?
2 Timothy 3:16-17
1. God is in control of who is in control.
Philemon 1:1, 9 and 23/ Daniel 1:1-2/ Romans 13:1-10/ Romans 8:28-39 and Philemon 1:15-16
2. Our unity in Christ is greater than our differences in this world.
Philemon 1:16/ Galatians 3:26-29, Colossians 3:11 and 1 Corinthians 12:13
3. When we do wrong - we need to make it right.
When we've been wronged - we need to let it go.
Philemon 1:12-14 and 18-19/ Matthew 5:23-26/ Philemon 1:17 and Ephesians 4:32
4. It's always better to motivate than legislate.
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further personal study)
1. As we heard in this week's sermon, ''our unity in ...
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