3 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. I am writing to Philemon, our beloved co-worker, and to our sister Apphia, and to our fellow soldier Archippus, and to the church that meets in your house. Consider this as a request from me—Paul, an old man and now also a prisoner for the sake of Christ Jesus.b. Onesimus 3 hasn’t been of much use to you in the past, but now he is very useful to both of us. 21I am confident as I write this letter that you will do what I ask and even more! Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc. Philemon 1:1 Thanksgiving and Prayer. I could demand it in the name of Christ because it is the right thing for you to do. New Living Translation (NLT) Copyright© 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. I wanted to keep him here with me while I am in these chains for preaching the Good News, and he would have helped me on your behalf. This letter is from Paul, a prisoner for preaching the Good News about Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. What does it mean that the Holy Spirit is our Paraclete? 21 19I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand. Consider this as a request from me - Paul, an old man and now also a prisoner for the sak.. 11 10 What (if anything) does the Bible say about the possibility of redeeming robots who become Christians? 1Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother. I became his father in the faith while here in prison. I could demand it in the name of Christ because it is the right thing for you to do. What are some ways Christians can still give thanks in 2020? He is no longer like a slave to you. All rights reserved. Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. AND I WON’T MENTION THAT YOU OWE ME YOUR VERY SOUL! Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. Salutation. Sorry, you don't have permission to view that book. An error occurred while accessing favorites. 7 Well-Known Bible Story Pictures That Aren’t Actually in the Bible. ; Philemon 1:2 Philemon was responsible to see that this letter was shared with his fellow Colossian believers. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. 6 1 This letter is from Paul, a prisoner for preaching the Good News about Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. 18If he has done you any wrong or owes you anything, charge it to me. So if you consider me a partner, welcome him as you would welcome me. Philemon 1:2 Perhaps the son of Philemon and Apphia. © 2011-2020 Biblica. 8That is why I am boldly asking a favor of you. 1 1 This letter is from Paul, a prisoner for preaching the Good News about Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. because I keep hearing about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all of God’s people. 17So if you consider me a partner, welcome him as you would welcome me. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s. I always thank my God when I pray for you, Philemon. 4I always thank my God when I pray for you, Philemon, I could demand it in the name of Christ because it is the right thing for you to do. And I am praying that you will put into action the generosity that comes from your faith as you understand and experience all the good things we have in Christ. But I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do would not seem forced but would be voluntary. All rights reserved. Greetings from Paul. 20 Yes, my brother, please do me this favor[d] for the Lord’s sake. 20 13I wanted to keep him here with me while I am in these chains for preaching the Good News, and he would have helped me on your behalf. 7 Your love has given me much joy and comfort, my brother, for your kindness has often … I am sending him back to you, and with him comes my own heart. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Your love has given me much joy and comfort, my brother, for your kindness has often refreshed the hearts of God’s people. from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4 I always thank my God when I pray for you, Philemon, 5 because I keep hearing about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all of God’s people. What were Paul's intentions in Philemon where he claims authority to command another brother what to do, claims to have begotten Onesimus, says he is willing to die for Onesimus' sin, and says he o... What can we learn from the voyage described in Acts 27? 14 But I didn’t want to do anything without your consent. 23Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. 23 Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. 24So do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, and Luke, my co-workers. He is very dear to me but even dearer to you, both as a fellow man and as a brother in the Lord. And to our sister Apphia, and to our fellow soldier Archippus, and to the church that meets in your house. That is why I am boldly asking a favor of you. It is as none other than Paul—an old man and now also a prisoner of Christ Jesus— 10that I appeal to you for my son Onesimus,1:10 Onesimus means useful. So if you consider me your partner, welcome him as you would welcome me. 1820 Jet Stream Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921 • 719.488.9200Terms of Use | Privacy Policy.