The Epistle to Philemon is a private letter written by the Apostle Paul. Along with the letter, Paul returning Onesimus, a slave who ran away from Philemon. This letter appeal to Philemon to take the right action and free Onesimus.
While philosophers often use this letter to talk about the evils of slavery and sometimes condemn Paul for not taking a strong stance against it, I think this letter has much more to say to us as individual believers about how we should live our daily lives.
Resources: Study Questions, Maps, Outlines & Background
01 Philemon 1:1-11 – How to be a Hero, Part 1
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on July 18, 2018
02 Philemon 1:12-25 – How to be a Hero, Part 2
Teacher: Krisan Marotta on July 25, 2018