Thinking About Honor

Today’s reading: Proverbs 15:33 “The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.” What does this verse convey about the importance of putting God first and valuing others? How would you explain the relationship between...

Captive Thinking

Today’s reading: Phillippians 4:8 “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about...

Full Court Press

Today’s reading: Philemon 8-21 If you’re a basketball fan, or familiar with the sport at all, you’re likely familiar with the term “full court press,” a phrase describing how the team who is not in possession of the ball applies defensive...

The Person Philemon

Today’s reading: Philemon 4-7 In verses 4-7 of Philemon, Paul gives us a glimpse of the man Philemon. It is evident from what Paul writes that he holds Philemon in high regard. Paul considers him a special friend. He’s thankful for Philemon’s love of...

Philemon: Details and Context

Today’s reading: Book of Philemon We’re going to spend the rest of this week looking over and considering the Book of Philemon, a letter written by Paul to a fellow believer named Philemon whose slave, Onesimus, had run away. Although there are only 25...