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Philemon 1:25

Read Introduction to Philemon   Philemon 1:25 “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.”   The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen This is the customary salutation by Paul.  He emphasizes “grace” in his salutations.  Paul...

Philemon 1:24b

Read Introduction to Philemon   Philemon 1:24 “…as do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, Luke, my fellow laborers.”   Aristarchus, Colossians 4:10 mentions Aristarchus with Mark.  Aristarchus was a fellow prisoner with Paul.  He was a Macedonian (Ac 19:29) who lived in...

Philemon 1:24

Read Introduction to Philemon   Philemon1:24 “…as do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, Luke, my fellow laborers.”   as do Mark, Mark was the nephew of Barnabas (Co 4:10; Ac 12:12).  His mother Mary had a large house in Jerusalem where the church assembled for prayer (Ac 12). ...

Philemon 1:23

Read Introduction to Philemon   Philemon1:23 “Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus, greets you…”   We come now to the conclusion of Philemon (23-25).  We find greetings from five people: Epaphras, Mark, Aristarchus, Demas and Luke.  One of these was a fellow...

Philemon 1:22

Read Introduction to Philemon   Philemon 1:22 “But, meanwhile, also prepare a guest room for me, for I trust that through your prayers I shall be granted to you.”   But, meanwhile, also prepare a guest room for me, “Guest room” is literally lodging.  This is a place...

Philemon 1:21

Read Introduction to Philemon   Philemon 1:21 “Having confidence in your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.”   Having confidence in your obedience, Paul had confidence that Philemon would treat Onesimus well.  The word...