A One-Off Sermon on the Book of Philemon

More Than a Slave

The Christian church has always had an incredibly interesting relationship with the book of Philemon. Back in the fourth century, very good Christians looked at it kind of sideways. It’s not that they weren’t sure Paul wrote it. Everybody knew he had. It’s just that they didn’t think it was very important. They wondered, “How does it move the church forward? How does it inform the faith or help us in the battles we’re facing?” They were asking the right questions. What makes this book stack up against Jonah or Romans or John? Is it majoring in minors? Is it a distraction or a detour from the heart of our faith? Listen in below to find out!

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