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Manitoba Winnipeg: True North Helping Hands has canceled summer mission work due to Covid 19. Funds continue to be collected to buy school supplies and food. Zoom will be used June 6th for the Men’s Workshop. The series is called “Men of God In Times of Adversity. We will be using scripture to learn how we can better equip ourselves to

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Introducing Philemon to His Brother Onesimus through a Letter of Appeal Framed by God’s Grace in the Power of the Gospel

The gospel of Jesus Christ transforms people and relationships, often radically. It changed Paul from a “blasphemer, and a persecutor and a violent aggressor” to an Apostle of “grace, mercy and peace” (1 Timothy 1:13, 2). The gospel of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection for our forgiveness and justification brought Philemon’s slave Onesimus freedom in Christ. The power of the

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Paul, Philemon, and the New Testament Approach to Slavery

Philemon, the Christian to whom Paul’s letter by this name was written, was a slave master. If we knew of any Christian today who held slaves, we would be deeply concerned about his spiritual condition. Yet Paul calls him “our beloved fellow worker” and thanked God continually for Philemon’s love toward Jesus for all the saints. Beyond this Paul had

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Philemon, the Letter

Let us pause for a moment and reflect that Philemon is a letter. In fact, Philemon is one of twenty-two1 letters in the New Testament. Apart from the four Gospels and one book of history, all of the other New Testament writings are Letters! We accept as a matter of course that Philemon is a letter addressed by the Apostle

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Being Active in Sharing our Faith

“I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers, because I hear about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints. I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ. Your love has given

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Sing to the Lord

I remember Mrs. A with fondness. She was my public school music teacher and the first person to tell me that I could not sing. Oh, she did not say it in those words because she was a lovely lady and a good music teacher, but the message was there. I went to a rural, one room school and she

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