13 I would have been glad to keep him with me, in order that he might serve me (S)on your behalf (T)during my imprisonment for the gospel, 14 but I preferred to do nothing without your consent in order that your goodness might not be (U)by compulsion but of your own accord. Calvin has well expressed the sense of this passage. In the sphere of christian charity he will be helped to a full experience and appropriation of these. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.

Philemon 1:6, ESV: "and I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ." What, therefore, did he desire for Philemon? His liberality and love will result in perfect knowledge of God's good gifts. Listen to the Bible.

#renewing your mind 4 (G)I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers, 5 because I (H)hear of your love and (I)of the faith that you have toward the Lord Jesus and for all the saints, 6 and I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full (J)knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ. Instead of ενεργης, energetic or effectual, the Vulgate and some of the fathers, as well as several Latin MSS., have read εναργης, evident. May become effectual - Dr. Macknight understands these words thus: "That the many good offices which thou dost to the saints may become effectual in bringing others to the acknowledgment of every good disposition which is in you towards Christ Jesus, or towards his members." can faith save him... Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. The ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. I am sending him back to you, sending my very heart. And his prayer is, that such a communication of good things, which springs from faith. ESV: English Standard Version 2016

In other words, so that others may see that you are truly pious, and understand to what extent you have faith.

1:16; [Rom. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 12 I am sending him back to you, sending my very heart. [ a ] #faith in god Paul supposed that a case had now occurred in which an opportunity was furnished to Philemon to show the world how much he was governed by the faith of the gospel.

22 At the same time, prepare a guest room for me, for (AD)I am hoping that (AE)through your prayers (AF)I will be graciously given to you.

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1 a prisoner also for Christ Jesus— 10 I appeal to you for # See 3 John 4 my child, # Col. 4:9 Onesimus, # 10 Onesimus means useful (see verse 11) or beneficial (see verse 20) # ver. “It is to be observed that the apostle here does not proceed in the commendation of Philemon, but rather expresses what he desires for him from the Lord. For I have derived much joy and comfort from your love, my brother, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you. The grace of faith itself cannot be communicated from one to another; a believing parent cannot communicate it to his children, nor a master to his servants, nor a minister to his hearers; but an account of it, of its actings and exercises, of the joy of it, and of the peace a soul is filled with through believing, may be given to the mutual comfort and edification of saints; and it may be shown forth to others by the fruits of it, works of righteousness: but here it seems to design acts of beneficence, communicating to the necessities of others, as flowing from faith; and these words are to be connected with Philemon 1:4 as a part of the apostle's prayers, as what is contained in the preceding verse is the matter of his thanksgiving. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary, John Etheridge Translation of the Peshitta, James Murdock Translation of the Peshitta, by the acknowledging of every good thing that is in you in Christ Jesus.

Knowledge is full, perfect knowledge; an element of Paul's prayer for his readers in all the four epistles of the captivity. All rights reserved. May become effectual - Greek, “May be energetic” ( ἐνεργὴς energēs); may become operative, active, effective.By the acknowledging - That is, so as to secure from others the proper recognition of the existence of faith in your heart. Accordingly, though I am bold enough in Christ to command you to do what is required, yet for love’s sake I prefer to appeal to you—I, Paul, an old man and now a prisoner also for Christ Jesus—, (Formerly he was useless to you, but now he is indeed useful to you and to me.). Paragraph.

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For he calls that the communication of his faith when it does not remain inoperative within, but bears itself forth to benefit men by its proper effects.

Philemon 1:6 ESV and I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ. Philemon 1 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it—to say nothing of your owing me even your own self.

In other words, so that others may see that you are truly pious, and understand to what extent you have faith.Of every good thing which is in you - Of every good principle, and of every benevolent trait, which is in your character. Greeting. I would have been glad to keep him with me, in order that he might serve me on your behalf during my imprisonment for the gospel. I can do all things through him who strengthens me. 15 For this perhaps is why (V)he was parted from you for a while, that you might have him back forever, 16 (W)no longer as a bondservant[c] but more than a bondservant, as (X)a beloved brother—especially to me, but how much more to you, (Y)both in the flesh and in the Lord. English Standard Version (ESV), For the contextual rendering of the Greek word, ver.

Philemon 1:6-7 ESV and I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ.

8 Accordingly, (M)though I am bold enough in Christ to command you to do (N)what is required, 9 yet for love's sake I prefer to appeal to you—I, Paul, an old man and now (O)a prisoner also for Christ Jesus— 10 I appeal to you for (P)my child, (Q)Onesimus,[b] (R)whose father I became in my imprisonment. #professions

#philemon 1:6. * (Phm 1:6; ESV) Go to. The phrase translated “communication of thy faith,” means the making of thy faith common to others; that is, enabling others to partake of the fruits of it, to wit, by good deeds.