Philemon 1 Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer, 2 And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellowsoldier, and to the church in thy house: 3 Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. All rights reserved. (I don’t need to remind you, do I, that you owe your very life to me?) In line with all this I have a favor to ask of you. Christ’s blessings on you! also to our sister Apphia, to Archippus, a real trooper, and to the church that meets in your house. 21-22 I know you well enough to know you will. MSG English AMP ASV ESV JUB New KJV MSG NASB NIV New NKJV NLT NRSV New YLT Arabic Smith-Vandyke Czech BKR Chinese CNV (Simplified) CNV (Traditional) … All the best to you from the Master, Jesus Christ! Proud member Christ's blessings on you! But I didn't want to do anything behind your back, make you do a good deed that you hadn't willingly agreed to. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. 1-3 I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. Friend, you have no idea how good your love makes me feel, doubly so when I see your hospitality to fellow believers. As Christ's ambassador and now a prisoner for him, I wouldn't hesitate to command this if I thought it necessary, but I'd rather make it a personal request. You're getting him back now for good -. Every time your name comes up in my prayers, I say, "Oh, thank you, God!". If he damaged anything or owes you anything, chalk it up to my account. Epaphras, my cellmate in the cause of Christ, says hello. God’s best to you! I’m sending him back to you, but it feels like I’m cutting off my right arm in doing so. Also my coworkers Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, and Luke. Salutation 1 1 I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. And I keep praying that this faith we hold in common keeps showing up in the good things we do, and that people recognize Christ in all of it. He was useless to you before; now he’s useful to both of us. Read verse in The Message Bible This is my personal signature - Paul - and I stand behind it. I'm sending him back to you, but it feels like I'm cutting off my right arm in doing so. You’ll probably go far beyond what I’ve written. He was useless to you before; now he's useful to both of us. I keep hearing of the love and faith you have for the Master Jesus, which brims over to other Christians. I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. Contextual Overview 1 I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. and no mere slave this time, but a true Christian brother! But I didn’t want to do anything behind your back, make you do a good deed that you hadn’t willingly agreed to. As Christ's ambassador and now a prisoner for him, I wouldn't hesitate to command this if I thought it necessary. Philemon 1 1 I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. And by the way, get a room ready for me. Christ's bl.. 1-3 I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. That's what he was to me - he'll be even more than that to you. I know you well enough to know you will. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG), The Message Personal-Size Bible--soft leather-look, black wave, The Scribe Bible: Featuring The Message by Eugene H. Peterson, Dark Walnut, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Brown/Saddle Tan Leather-Look, Message Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/pink, My First Message: A Devotional Bible for Kids, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, crosshatch denim. Do me this big favor, friend. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Philemon 1 1-3 I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. God’s best to you! Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. I write this letter to you, Philemon, my good friend and companion in this work-- 2 also to our sister Apphia, to Archippus, a real trooper, and to the church that meets in your house. I write this letter to you, Philemon, my good friend and companion in this work - also to our sister Apphia, to Archippus, a real trooper, and to the church that meets in your house. Because of your prayers, I fully expect to be your guest again. Philemon 1:8 - 21 In line with all this I have a favor to ask of you. Philemon 1:6 And I keep praying that this faith we hold in common keeps showing up in the good things we do, and that people recognize Christ in all of it. As Christ’s ambassador and now a prisoner for him, I wouldn’t hesitate to command this if I thought it necessary, but I’d rather make it a personal request. 8-9 In line with all this I have a favor to ask of you. 1-3I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy.I write this letter to you, Philemon, my good friend and companion in this work—also to our sister Apphia, to Archippus, a real trooper, and to the church I wanted in the worst way to keep him here as your stand-in to help out while I'm in jail for the Message. I write this letter to you, Philemon, my good friend and companion in this work - 2 also to our sister Apphia, to Archippus, a real trooper, and to the church that meets in your house. You'll probably go far beyond what I've written. 10-14 While here in jail, I’ve fathered a child, so to speak. Published by permission. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 1 1 I, Paul, am a prisoner for the sake of Christ, here with my brother Timothy. but I'd rather make it a personal request. 23-25 Epaphras, my cellmate in the cause of Christ, says hello. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools.

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