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SERMONS & MEDIA ON PHILEMON

Our sermon ideas for Philemon will help you prepare a powerful message on equality of human life and to attack the power of systemic enslavement. Prepare your messages on God's Word in Philemon with sermon outlines or an entire sermon series.


PHILEMON SERMON OUTLINES

by Stan Coffey

INTRODUCTION: This brief note was written at the same time as the epistle to the Colossians and sent to the same town by the hand of the same man. The Phrygian city of Colossae was located a few miles from Laodicea on the great trade route between Ephesus and the Euphrates. The church at Colossae was not founded by Paul nor is there any evidence...

by Harley Howard

Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy [our] brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellow laborer. Authorship Three times in the epistle the author refers to himself as Paul (vv. 1, 9, 19). Also, there is a close association with the Epistle to the Colossians, for both epistles...

by Larry Osborne

Philemon: From Slave to Bishop? (1 of 5) by Larry Osborne The Key Players and Back Story Philemon 1:1-25/ Colossians 4:7-15 Paul's Tweet Philemon's Letter 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...

by Roger Thomas

Peacemaking is more than peace loving. It requires more than merely being peace keepers. Peace-loving people mind their own business. They avoid conflict. Peacekeepers do a good work. They stand between enemies and keep them apart. Peace loving and peace keeping can be good things. But they are not the...

by Stuart Briscoe

The letter to Philemon in which the Apostle Paul, now an old man, goes to bat for a young runaway slave, offers many charming and enlightening glimpses into life in the early church-glimpses intended to enrich our experience of contemporary church life...

by Robert Walker

The story is told of an aged silver miner who had spent all of his life searching for silver in the mountains of the Old West. He had become so obsessed with his search that his wife and children had left him. When he died, the handful of people who came to bury him found in his possessions a note instructing...

by Christopher Harbin

There are many ways to look at the issues of life we face. Take yesterday's World Hunger Yard Sale here at FBC-Huntersville. Thousands of people showed up to purchase items donated by thousands of others, sorted by hundreds of people, and marketed to alleviate issues of hunger locally, in West Virginia, and in Haiti. We can say that was an...

by David Cawston

Archippus was probably helping them pastor the church that met in their house for he is mentioned as a minister in the church in Colosse. Onesimus was his slave! The letter to Colossians, Philippians, Ephesians and Philemon were written during the years of AD61-63...

by Jerry Vines

The letter of the apostle Paul to Philemon is a gospel masterpiece. It is perhaps the most intimate and individual book of all of the books of the New Testament. The other books of the New Testament are addressed to individuals, this is the only book that is addressed to a...

by Johnny Hunt

The passage presents a beautiful story of a man who has a ''change of mind'' (Repentance) which leads to a change of direction. The change of mind leads him to begin to think about his past and his need to face it. Such thoughts as, ''I need to right...