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Philemon 1:8

Jul 13, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Philemon (Written), Philippians, Writings  //  6 Comments

Friday, 13 July 2018

Therefore, though I might be very bold in Christ to command you what is fitting, Philemon 1:8

The word “Therefore” is based on what Paul has said in verses 4-7. He has reminded Philemon about his conduct before the Lord, and he has used it as a point of leverage for what he personally desires from Philemon going forward from here.Read the rest

Philemon 1:5

Jul 10, 2018   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Philemon (Written), Philippians, Writings  //  2 Comments

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

…hearing of your love and faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the saints, Philemon 1:5

This verse is very similar to Colossians 1:4 –

“…since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of your love for all the saints;”

The difference often puzzles scholars though, especially the idea of “faith” being directed “toward all the saints.”Read the rest

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