Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:
TO WHOM: Philemon, a Christian who lived at Colosse
PURPOSE: To appeal for Onesimus, the runaway slave of Philemon who had become a believer. The book also serves as a practical example of Christian principles applied to social relationships. It also illustrates the principle of forgiveness, and the ministry of intercession.
KEY VERSE: Philemon 1:10
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: Christian principles must be applied to social relationships.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Paul, Onesimus, Philemon. Minor characters mentioned are Apphia, Archippus, Epaphras, Marcus, Demas, Lucas, Aristarchus
Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.