Luke 15:18-19

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“A Letter of Recommendation”

(The Epistle to Philemon) Paul writes in his own and Timothy’s name to his friend Philemon on behalf of Onesimus, a runaway slave of the latter. Beginning with his usual thanksgiving, here awakened by the report of Philemon’s hospitality, he intercedes for his `son begotten in his bonds’ (Phm. 1:10), Onesimus, who though he is Philemon’s runaway slave is now “a... read more

“The Road to Restoration”

(Colossians 4:7-18) The Stops along the way:    (1) The Breach;    (2) Repentance;    (3) Restoration       Biblical Examples of Travelers on Road: I. Manasseh 1. 2 Kings 21:1-9 (The Breach) 2. 2 Chronicles 33:10-12 (Repentance) 3. 2 Chronicles 33:13-16 (Restoration)   II. Paul  1. Acts 15:36-40 (The Breach) 2. Colossians 4:10 (Repentance) 3. 2 Timothy 4:11... read more

2 Corinthians 13:11-14

“Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the saints greet you. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all” – In this day and age, where we see so many Christians continually... read more