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Understanding the basic themes of Colossians, Philemon

Peter Thomas O"Brien

Understanding the basic themes of Colossians, Philemon

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Published by Word Pub. in Dallas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Colossians -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. N.T. Philemon -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-108) and index.

    StatementPeter T. O"Brien.
    SeriesQuick-reference Bible topics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2715.2 .O275 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p. ;
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1869638M
    ISBN 100849932467
    LC Control Number90028325

      He is the New Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and the author of various books and commentaries, including Mark and Colossians/Philemon in the NIV Application Commentary, and the article on Mark in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. He and his wife, Diana, reside in Waco, s: 2.


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Understanding The Basic Themes Of Colossians, Philemon book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Author: The author of the Book of Philemon was the apostle Paul (Philemon ). Date of Writing: The Book of Philemon was written in approximately A. Purpose of Writing: The letter to Philemon is the shortest of all Paul’s writings and deals with the practice of slavery.

The letter suggests that Paul was in prison at the time of the writing. Philemon was a slave owner who also hosted. Understanding the Basic Themes of Colossians, Philemon (Quick-reference Bible Topics) [O'Brien, Peter T.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Understanding the Basic Themes of Colossians, Philemon (Quick-reference Bible Topics)Author: Peter T. O'Brien. A workplace application of the theme of mutuality is alluded to in Colossians and discussed in Paul’s letter to Philemon, the shortest book of the Bible.

In Colossians, Paul mentions “the faithful and beloved brother,” Onesimus (Col. The letter to Philemon tells us that Onesimus was the slave of a Christian named Philemon (Philem. 16). Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon discusses the origin, authorship, purpose, and contents of these New Testament letters.

Scholarly yet easy to understand, this volume explores the nuances of Paul's messages to the church, which deal with many of the same issues faced by the church today/5(15). Click to read more about Understanding the Basic Themes of Colossians, Philemon (Quick-Reference Bible Topics) by Peter T.

O'Brien. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Peter T. O'Brien. Introduction to Colossians and Philemon.

Background on Colossae and the Colossians; Colossians and Work. God Worked in Creation, Making Humans Workers in His Image (Colossians –14) God at Work, Jesus at Work (Colossians –20) Jesus, the Image of the Invisible God (Colossians –29) “I’m Doing Alright by Myself” (Colossians 2.

The teaching on the Cross in Colossians ,15 parallels the teaching of II Corinthians and Galatians Colossians is also very similar in content to Ephesians and Philemon, with about one fourth of Colossians actually contained in the book of Ephesians.

Most commentators are certain that Paul was indeed the author. 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. Paul wrote this short letter (see vv.

1,9,19) probably at the same time as Colossians (c. a.d. 60; see Introduction to Colossians: Author. Why study Paul’s letters to the Colossians and Philemon. Let me provide three reasons. First, Colossians is unrivalled in its portrayal of the person of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Some of the most exalted language concerning him is found in this short jewel of a. The Book of Colossians contains important teachings for an integrated and diverse society. As the church in Colossae began to grow, the members faced challenges in understanding their identity as Christians and their relationship with God.

Paul’s letters to the Colossians and to Philemon address theological truths and practical issues of faith. Who is Philemon. The Book of Philemon is one of the most interesting, yet neglected books of the book was written by Paul while he was in prison around A.

Philemon was a Christian and a slave holder. It appears that he was a slave holder before he was saved. The apostle Paul wrote this letter to Christians living in the small city of Colossae.

It was probably written c. a.d. 62, while Paul was in prison in Rome (Acts 27–28). This was about the same time he wrote Ephesians and Philemon. All three letters were sent with Tychicus and Onesimus. Christ is Lord over all of creation, including the. Book Summary Colossians shows Jesus Christ’s divine characteristics.

The creator, the one from whom all things consist, the all powerful one, the master of time and space, the head of the church. This infinite eternal powerful being is shown in this epistle to be personal, He.

The best educated guess for the writing of Colossians (Ephesians and Philemon) is Paul's first imprisonment, in the early 60's.

(Philippians was the last of the prison letters, probably written toward the mid 60's.) D. Tychicus, along with Onesimus, probably took the letters of Colossians, Ephesians, and Philemon to Asia Minor.

Christians throughout the centuries have marveled at the spiritual treasures in the apostle Paul's letters to the Colossians and to Philemon. Grand themes of the supremacy of Christ, the superiority of the Gospel over false belief systems, the joy of setting one's focus on things above, and the love-bonds between all followers of the Savior.

Mobile Ed: NT Book Study: Paul's Letters to the Colossians and Philemon (5 hour course) Join Dr. Constantine Campbell as he explores the theology and themes of Colossians and Philemon. Discover the implications of the Christ hymn in Colossians –20, which Dr.

Campbell calls “the most profound Christological statement in the New. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians book.

Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “ undertaken /5. In this Bible study on Colossians & Philemon participants will be challenged to deal with dilemmas. Also, through Paul's words he will refocus the attention to Christ and affirm the Christian lifestyle. Participants will be encouraged to apply God's word to their lives.

Included are historical insights, word definitions, discussion questions, assignments and a leader's /5(5). The book of Colossians encourages Christians to not compromise or turn from Jesus. They must grasp who Jesus is and what He did for them. The Resurrection Life.

Because of Jesus' resurrection, believers become part of a new humanity that's joined to Him, and their lives are.

Colossians New International Version (NIV). 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters [] in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. [Thanksgiving and Prayer. 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of.

The book of Colossians is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison). Paul wrote it circa A.D. The key personalities include Paul, Timothy, Tychicus, Onesimus, Aristarchus, Mark, and Epaphras.

It was written to counter and respond to heretical teachings and encourage believers to. 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. The book of Philemon consists of only. Lessons Learned From Philemon. by Jeff Smith.

Introduction. Many people are turned off to the Bible because they perceive it to be a book which addresses doctrinal issues they are unable to understand because they haven't been to some religious school - they think understanding the Bible requires some theological degree. Colossians is one of four epistles Paul wrote from prison, the others being Ephesians, Philippians, and Philemon.

Several controversial passages occur in this book, where Paul tells wives to be submissive to their husbands and slaves to obey their : Jack Zavada.

Colossians and Philemon There are a number of reasons why this letter merits even more respectful preservation, treatment, study and ultimately Canonization. After a conventional and short introduction and similarly short thanksgiving prayer; the body of Paul’s letter seems to hint at more than merely welcoming Philemon back as a Christian.

Colossians and Philemon: A Week Study By Christopher A. Beetham, General Editor J. Packer, Series edited by Dane C. Ortlund, Lane T. Dennis The books of Colossians and Philemon complement each other as two New Testament texts that gloriously display the gospel and its implications for how God’s people should live today.

A brief introduction to some of the major things Paul taught about Jesus in Colossians and Philemon. Colossians and Philemon for You does a great job of bridging the gap between first-century Colossae and our world today. It makes God’s word clear, but more than that, it reveals its relevance.

This is a word for our age, and Mark Meynell has done a fine job of showing that in an engaging and compelling : Mark Meynell.

Timothy is also given some credit (Colossians ). Date of Writing: The Book of Colossians was likely written between A.D. Purpose of Writing: The first half of the Book of Colossians is a theological treatise that includes one of the most profound presentations of Christology anywhere in the New Testament.

The second half is a mini. This week practical study series from Crossway orients the student to the near and far context, key questions, gospel glimpses, whole-Bible connections, and theological and practical implications for every section of the books of Colossians and Philemon.

The epistles to the Colossians and to Philemon were written by Paul during the early part of his Roman imprisonment.

Paul apparently wrote to the Colossian church because he had heard that false teachers had come to the city and were spreading erroneous doctrine in the young church. There are a number of helpful commentaries on Colossians and Philemon, and the following are five of the Author: Keith Mathison.

Lightfoot, J. B., Saint Paul's Epistle to the Colossians and to Philemon. London: Macmillan and Co. ( reprint). Lohse, Eduard, "Colossians and Philemon, A Commentary on the Epistles to the Colossians and to Philemon." Hermenia—A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible.

Translated by William R. Poehlmann and Robert J. Karris. Understanding the New Testament Dr. Craig Blomberg Page 1 Colossians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon, and maybe Hebrews ii.

The Order of the Pauline Epistles b. General Epistles i. Definition: "they were at one time believed to have been written to more. The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians, (or simply Colossians), is the twelfth book of the New was written, according to the text, by Paul the Apostle and Timothy to the Church in Colossae, a small Phrygian city near Laodicea and approximately miles ( km) from Ephesus in Asia Minor.

Scholars have increasingly questioned Paul's authorship and attributed the letter to an. With a scholar's mind and a pastor's heart, Tom Wright walks you through Colossians and Philemon in this guide designed especially with everyday readers in mind.

Perfect for group use or daily personal reflection, this study uses the popular inductive method combined with Wright's thoughtful insights to bring contemporary application of Scripture to life.

You can use Colossians & Philemon For You: To read. You can simply read from cover to cover, as a book that explains and explores the themes, encouragements and challenges of this part of Scripture.

To feed. You can work through this book as part of your own person-al regular devotions, or use it alongside a sermon or Bible-study series at your. From whatever angle one views the modern age, Colossians and Philemon are up-to-date.

Their timeless truth speaks to the dilemmas facing the world today. Colossians focuses on Jesus Christ, presenting him as the ultimate answer to any problem. And Philemon highlights forgiveness, illustrating the power of freedom of forgiving others.

Join John MacArthur in Colossians & Philemon as he explains /5(5). The theme of Paul's letter to the Colossians is the complete adequacy of Christ in contrast to the emptiness of mere human philosophy- a timely message in the face of the do-it-yourself, anything-goes New Age movement.

MacArthur expounds on Paul's themes as he moves passage-by-passage through the text of Colossians and Philemon. Start studying Prison Epistles: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.The Book of Colossians: Chapter 4 & Philemon Home» Audio Studies» The Book of Colossians» The Book of Colossians: Chapter 4 & Philemon In this study we’ll conclude our study of Paul’s letter to the Colossians and take a look at his fascinating letter to Philemon, a leader of the church in Colosse.

LifeChange Series: A life-changing encounter with God’s Word from the books of Colossians & Philemon. 2nd ed. Colorado Springs: NavPress, O’Brien, Peter T. Understanding the Basic Themes of Colossians, Philemon: Quick Reference Bible Topics. Edited by David A. Hubbard. Dallas: Word Publishing, Pink, Arthur W.

Gleanings from Paul.