Published July 19, 2002
by 1st Books Library .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||280|
A vivid narrative of Onesimus, slave of Philemon. Lance Webb tells the story of how Onesimus became a slave and how he eventually gained his freedom, both physically and spiritually. I really like how Webb portrays Onesimus as a young philosopher struggling to find meaning and hope in his situation as a /5. Onesimus’s story is the classic picture of one who tries to run from God, a good and gracious Master, but instead runs right into His arms. Through salvation, the fugitive sinner finds grace, forgiveness, and the freedom that is found only in Jesus Christ. Onesimus (profitable, useful), the name of the servant or slave in whose behalf Paul wrote the Epistle to Philemon. He was a native, or certainly an inhabitant, of Colosse. The background to the book of Philemon is the story of a slave a slave by the name of Onesimus. The Bible Knowledge Commentary says “Onesimus, a slave of Philemon, had run away, having evidently robbed his master (Phile. 18). His travels somehow brought him to Rome where, in the providence of God, he came in contact with Paul.
Onesimus is thought to have died in 68 A.D. Conclusion. One of the shortest books in the Bible, the Book of Philemon, is one of the most precious books there are in Scripture. Summary of the Book of Philemon. This summary of the book of Philemon provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Philemon. Author, Date and Place of Writing. ONESIMUS BOOKS UK has been established for more than 25 years selling used Christian and Theological books via mail order. We have recently embarked on a web/internet based business - work in progress! We have a stock of o titles, covering . The book of Philemon is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison), which Paul wrote circa 61 A.D. The key personalities of Philemon are Paul, Philemon, and Onesimus. It was written to Philemon as a plea to request forgiveness for his runaway servant Onesimus, who was a new believer in Jesus Christ.
Onesimus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This tale of a runaway slave shows how God pursues a sinner, using the testimonie /5. Onesimus represents each of us in this story. This story symbolizes the great atoning sacrifice that Jesus Christ made for us. We are all rather unprofitable servants as was Onesimus. We are slaves of sin when we do wrong (John ). We may also be slaves to fear. We may all at one time run away from the Lord as Onesimus fled from Philemon. Onesimus: Memoirs of a Disciple of St. Paul is an novel by Edwin Abbott Abbott. It is narrated by the proto-Christian Onesimus. It is written with the prose of the King James Bible translation of Acts of the Apostles. It recounts Onesimus' entire life, his travels with St. Paul, and his relation to : Edwin Abbott Abbott. The book of Philemon demonstrates the gospel in action. Because believers in Jesus are equal partners in the new humanity, Paul asks Philemon to forgive his runaway slave Onesimus. Stay connected amidst social distancing — receive weekly Bible studies to share with family and friends.