The Epistle to Philemon, also known as the Letter to Philemon, is a book of the New Testament of the Bible. It is a written letter from the apostle Paul to Philemon, a Christian leader and member of the church in Colossae.
The Letter to Philemon covers a wide range of subjects, including the nature of Christian forgiveness and reconciliation, and the importance of living a life that is pleasing to God. The letter also includes a number of teachings about Christian ethics and the importance of living according to the Spirit.
Key figures in the Letter to Philemon include the apostle Paul, as well as Philemon, who is the recipient of the letter. The letter also mentions various other individuals, such as Onesimus, who is the subject of the apostle's request for forgiveness and reconciliation. The letter also includes a number of references to God and his actions, as well as expressions of trust and reliance on him.