10/12/18 Daily Bible Reading: Isaiah 45-47, Philemon 1, Proverbs 12
Isaiah 46:5-7 (KJV)
To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like? They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he maketh it a god: they fall down, yea, they worship. They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.
Author: The apostle Paul (1:1)
Date: Approximately AD 63, when Paul was imprisoned in Rom.
In ten words or less: Paul begs mercy for a runaway slave converted to Christianity.
“From Know Your Bible, published by Barbour Publishing, Inc. Used by permission”
Philemon 1:8-12 (NKJV)
Therefore, though I might be very bold in Christ to command you what is fitting, yet for love’s sake I rather appeal to you–being such a one as Paul, the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ– I appeal to you for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten while in my chains, who once was unprofitable to you, but now is profitable to you and to me. I am sending him back. You therefore receive him, that is, my own heart,