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New Testament Survey: The Book Of Philemon

Written By: Steve Shirley

 

The Book Of Philemon

Author:  Paul (Phile 1:1,9,19)
(For more on Paul see: Survey: Biography Of Paul)

Timothy(Col 1:1) / (Phile 1:1)
Aristarchus(Col 4:10) / (Phile 1:24)
Mark(Col 4:10) / (Phile 1:24)
Epaphras(Col 4:12) / (Phile 1:23)
Luke(Col 4:14) / (Phile 1:24)
Demas(Col 4:14) / (Phile 1:24)

The Stats:

Date Written:

Place Written:  Rome (while in prison: Phile 1,9)

Written To:  Philemon in Colosse

About Philemon:

About Onesimus:

Key Verse:  (Phile 1:6)

Purpose: 

Special Emphasis:

In the letter, we have a perfect picture of the forgiveness we have in Christ:

Excursus On Slavery In The Bible:

Survey:

1. Greeting, 1-3.

2. The character of Philemon, 4-7.

3. Intercession for Onesimus, 8-21.

4. Salutations and conclusion, 22-25.

(Survey from Scofield Reference Notes [1917 ed.]: Public Domain)