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Summary of the Book of Philemon - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
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- Philemon is book number 57 of the Bible and number 18 of the New Testament. It contains 1 chapter
- Philemon was a letter (Epistle) written by Saint Paul to a fellow Christian called Philemon
- The Epistles were letters of instruction and doctrine by Peter, Paul, John and others to the early, newly established churches
- Who was Philemon? Philemon was a noble citizen of Colossa
- Colossa was an ancient city in south western Phrygia in Asia Minor; site of an early Christian Church
- Philemon had a servant named Onesimus, who robbed him and fled to Rome, where he met St. Paul, who was then a
prisoner there the first time.
- The apostle took compassion on Onesimus and received him with tenderness and converted him to the faith; for he was a Gentile before
- St. Paul sends him back to his master with this Epistle in his favour: and though he beseeches Philemon to pardon him,
yet the Apostle writes with becoming dignity and authority
- It contains instructions and points out the charity and humanity that masters should have for their servants.
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