Colossians and Philemon by Brian J. Bailey

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  • Bible - Study - New Testament,
  • Biblical Studies - New Testament,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies

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Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL8521778M
ISBN 100963083783
ISBN 109780963083784

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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. As with all volumes in the Pillar series, Moo’s commentary on Colossians and Philemon makes clear the flow and meaning of the text.

Using secondary scholarship judiciously, Moo skillfully links exegesis of the text with critical issues in biblical and systematic by: 6. The commentary on Colossians and Philemon by Peter O'Brien (number 44 in the Word Biblical Commentary Series) is a worthy endeavor, suitable for the biblical scholar and the layperson alike.

His introductory material, which covers approximately 28 pages, is thorough yet concise/5(17). 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.

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). Colossians and Philemon book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This series is designed for those who know biblical language /5. Colossians, Philemon book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The NIV Application Commentary helps you communicate and apply 4/5. 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). 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 way. Leave a Comment on Book Review: Colossians and Philemon (BECNT), G. Beale G. Beale blew my mind when I read his book The Temple and the Church’s Mission (my long-review here).

Since then I’ve tried to get everything he’s written. The Epistle of Paul to Philemon, known simply as Philemon, is one of the books of the Christian New is a prison letter, co-authored by Paul the Apostle with Timothy, to Philemon, a leader in the Colossian church.

It deals with the themes of forgiveness and does not identify himself as an apostle with authority, but as "a prisoner of Jesus Christ", calling Category: Pauline epistles. As the latest book in bestselling author Elizabeth George's popular A Woman After God's Own Heart® Bible study series (, copies sold!), Embracing God's Grace focuses on Colossians and Philemon, helping readers strengthen their faith by discovering more about God and His principles.

Working through 25 lessons, Colossians and Philemon book will better understand who Christ is and who they are in Him.5/5(10). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Colossians and Philemon by J.

Colossians and Philemon book at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Crossway. 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. The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries (TNTC) have long been a trusted resource for Bible study. Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelicals scholars, including F.

Bruce, Leon Morris, N. Wright, and Donald Guthrie, these twenty volumes offer clear, reliable and relevant explanations of every book in the New ly distributed by Eerdmans Publishing Co /5(9). Colossians 1 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 your. 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.

Getting the Most Out of Colossians and Philemon 1. Letter from a Famous Stranger - Colossians 2. Thanks Prayer - Colossians 3. Jesus Is Supreme - Colossians 4. Growing Pains - Colossians 5. No Additions Needed - Colossians 6. Let’s Study Colossians and Philemon will help readers to see the horizons of both letters as extending to the church of all ages.

Paul shows us that the acid test of the spiritual health of a church is whether or not Christ is at its heart – not just in some vague and general sense, but Christ in all his glory as he is set before us in God’s Word.

Free online learning about the book of Colossians from The Gospel Coalition. Free online learning about the book of Colossians from The Gospel Coalition. Topics: Colossians and Philemon. A week Practical Study Series on the Books of Colossians and Philemon.

Written by Christopher A. Beetham. 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. 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. Along with his Philippians, his commentaries on Galatians and Colossians/Philemon are still considered landmarks of biblical study and exposition.

Alister McGrath (PhD, University of Oxford) is the Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford, president of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, and senior. In Colossians, Paul presents Christ as "the firstborn over all creation," and appeals to his readers to seek a maturity found only in Christ.

In Philemon, Paul appeals to a fellow believer to receive a runaway slave in love and forgiveness. In this volume N.

Wright offers comment on both of these important books. The Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament: Colossians and Philemon is the first book in a projected series of twenty volumes that seeks to bring together classroom, study, and pulpit by providing the student or pastor with the information needed to understand and expound the Greek text of the New Testament.

Author Murray J. Harris aims to close the gap between grammatical analysis and Binding: Paperback. The Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament: Colossians and Philemon is the first book in a projected series of twenty volumes that seeks to bring together classroom, study, and pulpit by providing the student or pastor with the information needed to understand and expound the Greek text of the New Murray J.

Harris aims to close the gap between grammatical analysis and 5/5(1). Colossians, Philemon, pp. xxx-xxxviii; Barclay, pp. ; and Donald A. Carson and Douglas J. Moo, An Introduction to the New Testament, pp. 4 Dr. Constable's Notes on Colossians Edition.

Colossians and Philemon. By R. Kent Hughes. Westchester, IL: Crossway Books, pp. Cloth, $ This volume is the first of a new series entitled “Preaching the Word.”. This brief exposition of Colossians-Philemon is designed to assist pastors and church members to better understand the flow of Paul’s thought, the chief themes of the book and the meanings of key words and phrases.

It was originally published in by Zondervan Press. I taught Colossians for years, used a commentary I really liked, and so I still turn first to Peter O'Brien, Word Biblical Commentary Vol.

44, Colossians-Philemon. Exegetically rigorous and theologically sensitive. [Full Review]/5(22). 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. The first edition of Harris’s exegetical guide, Colossians and Philemon, was published in No other volumes followed in the series. But now the revival of the series is welcome. This tool will help students work with the Greek text of these books.

The series is intended for people who have completed an introductory course [ ]. The NCCS series is off to a stellar start.

I greatly enjoyed Keener's commentary on Romans (see my review) and I picked up Colossians and Philemon by Michael Bird with some anticipation. I have to say that I was very pleased on the whole.

The introduction of the commentary was very, very good, perhaps even the strength of the commentary. EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘Mark Johnston’s Let’s Study Colossians and Philemon is packed tight with informed insight, clear and concise summaries of otherwise complex issues, and relevant and wide-ranging application.

Designed to aid Bible Study, this book should prove a first choice resource. Colossians and Philemon: A Commentary on the Epistles to the Colossians and to Philemon; by Eduard Lohse; edited by Helmut Koester; and translated by William R.

Poehlmann and Robert J. Karris ; Book; Published by: Augsburg Fortress Publishers; Series: Hermeneia: A Critical and Historical Commentary on the BibleCited by: There was a church there, perhaps established by Epaphras (Colossians ; ).

The saints met in the home of a man named Philemon, who was a convert of Paul’s on some earlier occasion (Philemon 19). Apparently Philemon was well-to-do, for his home was large enough to accommodate the church assemblies, and he was a slave owner. Like Colossians, Paul wrote Philemon from prison in Rome in AD 60–62 (pp.

–43). Although Pao is very cautious, he rejects the traditional position that Onesimus was a runaway slave and favors the view that Onesimus was sent by Philemon in order to help Paul (pp.

–46). Philemon New International Version (NIV). 1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our dear friend and fellow worker — 2 also to Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier —and to the church that meets in your home.

3 Grace and peace to you [] from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Thanksgiving and Prayer. 4 I always thank my God as I. 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. Colossians and Philemon Page 4 Lesson Two “The Need for Gratitude for Brethren” (Reading—Colossians ) Letters sent by God, but penned by inspired men, always have a positive note even in the worst of situations, as is illustrated in the seven letters in File Size: KB.

Colossians and Philemon explores two beautiful and fascinating letters written during the first remarkable years of growth in the early church.

This new edition features a fresh cover and interior design, printed with a special lay-flat binding. The text is unchanged.

Endorsements.1 Much of what follows is adapted from: T. K. Abbott, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistles to the Ephesians and to the Colossians, ICC, pp.

xivii-lx1v; F. F. Bruce, “Colossian Problems Part 3: The Colossian Heresy”: Bibliotheca Sacra (): ; Carson, Herbert M.

The Epistles of Paul to the Colossians and e New Testament Commentaries, ; Brevard.

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