This week’s readings are based on the Unsung Heroes sermon series. This season, we are looking at some of the lesser-known heroes of the faith, seeing the big impact they had, and understanding how we can learn from their example. Slow down, read the text, and then let it read you.
So if you consider me a partner, welcome him as you would welcome me. If he has done you any wrong or owes you anything, charge it to me.
We have no idea what Philemon and Onesimus’s fight was about. Paul is saying he will take on anything that Onesimus might owe him. Paul is taking on Onesimus’s sin, just as Jesus took on our sin for us. Knowing this is an example of how we should treat people, who do you need to start treating like this?