Month: May 2011

Philemon

Last week in the final chapter of Colossians we met several men in prison with Paul in Rome: Luke, John Mark, Timothy, Tychicus, Epaphras and Onesimus. Onesimus was a slave who had run away (and probably stolen) from a wealthy church leader named Philemon in Colossae. As the letter closes, Paul is sending Tychicus and Onesimus back to Colossae with a letter. Tucked inside that letter for the churc ...[Read More]

Colossians 3:18-4:18

Colossians 3:18-4:18 May 22, 2011    This morning we finish our study of Colossians.  We could spend an entire class on each of the two areas we are going to study so it will feel a little like skipping a rock on a pond.  Fortunately, we have covered some of the material before in Ephesians. Three relationships:  husbands and wives/children/slaves Paul, as far as we know, was not married. How ...[Read More]

Colossians 3:18-4:18

This morning we finish our study of Colossians. We could spend an entire class on each of the two areas we are going to study so it will feel a little like skipping a rock on a pond. Fortunately, we have covered some of the material before in Ephesians. Three relationships: husbands and wives/children/slaves 1.  Paul, as far as we know, was not married. However, he probably had looked around at th ...[Read More]