BIBLE SUMMARY: PHILEMON

Book of Philemon Synopsis: Statistics And Summary of Main Topics.

Book of Philemon Chapter by Chapter Summary.

PHILEMON TOTAL CHAPTERS: 1

PHILEMON TOTAL VERSES: 25

TOTAL WORDS: 445

DATE WRITTEN: 61 AD

AUTHOR: Paul

PHILEMON THEME: 

Paul’s Plea to Philemon to receive and treat converted escaped slave with kindness. Freedom For Onesimus.

MAJOR CHARACTERS:

Paul, Onesimus, Philemon.

BOOK OF PHILEMON KEY VERSES:

1:6: 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.

1:16: no longer as a slave, but better than a slave, as a dear brother. He is very dear to me but even dearer to you, both as a man and as a brother in the Lord.

1:18: If he has done you any wrong or owes you anything, charge it to me.

PHILEMON SUMMARY

This book, which is again a letter, is written around 60 AD by Paul during his house arrest in Rome. Paul wrote this book to his friend Philemon who lived in Colosse, and this letter was probably sent to him along with the letter to the church there. This is shortest of all letters written by Paul. Philemon’s slave Onesimus run away and came to Paul and sought refuge. During his stay with Paul, he became a Christian. Onesimus was nevertheless the property of Philemon and Paul wrote to pave the way for his return to his master. Paul pleads with Philemon, the master of Onesimus a runaway s