Philemon is one of those books in the Bible that we know is in there, know is only a chapter long, and we might even know that it has to do something with a runaway slave. But I think I just found my new favorite book of the Bible!
I’ve read it before, but it’s always been, “OK, Paul is writing to his friend about that guy’s slave who ran away and then got saved so now Paul wants him to return to his master and wants his master to be gracious.”
That’s just the bare bones of it, though! The letter paints a beautiful picture about how to we are to deal with our brothers and sisters in Christ.
Before you read this post, though, pull up YouVersion or pick up your physical Bible and read through the book. See what jumps out at you or what the Holy…
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