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March 31, 2015 Philemon

Good morning and Happy Tuesday!

Let’s say you wanted someone to do something really badly. And you used every trick you could pull out of your bag to influence that person…what if you could imply that you had a lot of highly respected people in your corner? 219 more words


March 30, 2015 Philemon

Good morning and Happy Monday!

Sometimes when we have to call in a favor, we may have to pitch in even though “they owe us one.” In the book of Philemon, we have seen Paul asking Philemon to take back Onesimus, and repeatedly Paul has diplomatically mentioned that Philemon should be doing this on his own, because he wants to, and because it’s the right thing to do. 212 more words


A Gospel Reception, Part 1 (Philemon 1-7)

As we embark on Holy Week, it is appropriate we remember Christ’s death and resurrection. In doing so, we should come to the realization the gospel not only is what saves us; the gospel also forms us. 353 more words


Praying Through God's Word: Philemon


Often, Lord, we feel so useless. Make us useful – Your faithful and fruitful servants.

Praying Through God's Word

March 29, 2015 Philemon

Good morning and Happy Sunday!

It’s hard to regard our family members as inferior to us (yeah yeah yeah I know everyone has the exceptions). In general, we have a hierarchy of people in our lives. 223 more words


March 28, 2015 Philemon

Good morning and Happy Saturday!

If you have kids, have you ever told them that you wanted them to do something because they wanted to do it, not because you are telling them to do it? 195 more words


March 27, 2015 Philemon

Good morning and Happy Friday!

I’m not sure if “How to Win Friends and Influence People” had a chapter on buttering people up, then subtly adding a guilt trip and then lowering the boom…but if it did, the book of Philemon could be it. 250 more words