TEXT: PHILEMON VERSES 8-16
TITLE: WHAT THE WORLD SAYS VERSUS WHAT WE DO:
THE WORD VERSUS THE WORLD
A. Love versus Genuine Love
B. Godly Love
C. A Mother’s Love
COMPULSION VERSUS COMPASSION
A. Paul could have compelled Philemon to respond
B. Paul encouraged Philemon to do it for love versus for compulsion
C. What is my motivation for why I do what I do?
FROM TRASH TO TREASURE
A. Onesimus was previously considered useless to Philemon
B. Perhaps that is why he ran away…
C. Paul concluded that Onesimus was useful to Philemon and himself
D. What made the difference? The time that he spent with Paul…
E. After being in my presence are people moved from trash to treasure?
LEAVING “I CAN SHED BLOOD” – RETURNING LET US BE BLOOD”
A. By law, Philemon could have Onesimus punished, including death)
B. Paul encouraged Philemon to receive Onesimus as a brother
C. Paul encouraged Love over Law
D. What will it take for me to practice Love over Law?
THIS LOOKS LIKE THE LOVE OF GOD…
THIS LOOKS LIKE THE LOVE OF A MOTHER…