Teddy A Jones

Did Paul condone slavery in Philemon

The question did Paul condone slavery in Philemon is often raised by detractor of the Bible.  Here it is addressed as part of my series of messages for the Radio program “The Grace Hour” which comes on RJR94FM every Sunday morning at 7.15 and is produced by the Missionary Church Association in Jamaica. The constraints of […]

Philemon A Template for conflict resolution

GRACE HOUR MESSAGE FOR SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2014 Last week we opened reflections on Philemon as we continue to enjoy the five one chapter books of the Bible.  We celebrated love as identified by Paul in the life of Philemon and grappled with the challenge to adopt Paul’s self understanding as a Prisoner of Christ. […]

The surrendered Life Philemon Part 1

Having completed our meditations on Obadiah we move the series along by turning our attention to the next book the Bible containing one chapter, the book of Philemon. In this book we encounter Paul as a master communicator and influencer.  He presents us with a sort of template for dealing with conflicts and we are […]