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Colossians, Philemon

Peter Thomas O"Brien

Colossians, Philemon

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Published by Word Books in Waco, Texas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Colossians -- Commentaries.,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Philemon. -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-318) and indexes.

    Other titlesBible. N.T. Colossians. English. O"Brien. 1983., Bible. N.T. Philemon. English. O"Brien. 1983.
    StatementPeter T. O"Brien.
    SeriesWord biblical commentary -- v. 44.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS491.2 .W67 v.44 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationliv, 328 p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21416186M
    ISBN 100849902436


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Colossians, Philemon by Peter Thomas O"Brien Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 letter we know today as the book of Colossians.

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 Colossians, 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, Philemon book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The NIV Application Commentary helps you communicate and apply 4/5. 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. 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.

In this Bible study on Colossians & Philemon participants Colossians 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 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", 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 Philemon book strengthen their faith by discovering more about God and His principles.

Working through 25 lessons, readers will better understand who Christ is and who 5/5(10). 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 /5(9). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Colossians and Philemon by J.

Lightfoot 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. 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. 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. 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.

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. 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.

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. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical 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. 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 Binding: Paperback. 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.”.

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 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.

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). 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. 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). 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. John MacArthur takes readers on a journey through biblical texts to discover what lies beneath the surface, focusing on meaning and context, and then reflecting on.

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. 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.

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 Revelation Paul’s letters are noFile Size: KB.

Colossians and Philemon: A Week Study (Ebook) By Christopher A. Beetham, General Editor J. Packer, Series edited by Dane C. Ortlund, Lane T. Dennis The Knowing the Bible series is a resource designed to help Bible readers better understand and apply God’s Word.

In this scholarly work, F. F. Bruce gives a section by section commentary on Colossians, Philemon, and Ephesians. Based on an in depth study of the Greek texts, he starts with an introduction that covers the beginnings of the three books and gives particular emphasis to the geography of Asia Minor.