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On Philemon Robbins (son of the Rev. Mr. Robbins of Branford) who died, a member of Yale-College, Sept. 6th, A.D. 1756. ©tat. 19. An acrostick. by Robbins, Chandler

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Published by Printed by James Parker and Company? in [New Haven? .
Written in English


  • Robbins, Philemon, -- 1736-1756.

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 40858.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14569725M

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Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Rev Philemon Robbins (19 Sep –13 Aug ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Branford Center Cemetery, Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Burial: Branford Center Cemetery, Branford, New . A sermon preached at the ordination of the Reverend Mr. Chandler Robbins, to the pastoral office over the First Church and Congregation in Plymouth, January 30th / by: Robbins, Philemon, Published: (). The book of Philemon is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison), which Paul wrote circa 61 A.D. The key personalities of Philemon are Paul, Philemon, and Onesimus. It was written to Philemon as a plea to request forgiveness for his runaway servant Onesimus, who was a new believer in Jesus Christ. Robbins, Philemon, Rev., - Philemon Robbins (Harvard ) was the son of the Rev. Thomas Robbins of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He succeeded Samuel Russell in as pastor of the First Church of Branford, Connecticut and has been characterized as “an energetic, fervent preacher and New Light leader in the Great Awakening.”.

Apparently Philemon was well-to-do, for his home was large enough to accommodate the church assemblies, and he was a slave owner. Herein lies the crux of this charming book. Onesimus, a slave belonging to Philemon, had fled from his master, possibly stealing money in the process (vv. ). Genealogy profile for Rev. Philemon Robbins Reverend Philemon Robbins ( - ) - Genealogy Genealogy for Reverend Philemon Robbins ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.   Meet the Author of Philemon. We learn in Philemon that the author of this book is the Apostle Paul. After his dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus, Paul’s singular purpose was to prove that Jesus is the Christ (Acts , 26).. Known as the “apostle to the Gentiles,” Paul is the author of several books and epistles in the New Testament. Working more on census. I’ve written this all out in hopes it’ll help organise the Robbins. Of the households (if Philemon was resident there, and not, say, with his future in-laws or somewhere else), the only possibilities are the households of Isaac or James.

Complete Concise Chapter Contents. The apostle's joy and praise for Philemon's steady faith in the Lord Jesus, and love to all the saints. () He recommends Onesimus as one who would make rich amends for the misconduct of which he had been guilty; and on behalf of whom the apostle promises to make up any loss Philemon had sustained. Whatever Onesimus took from Philemon, Paul says he will repay (verses ). Paul continues by saying that he is confident that Philemon will do what is right and receive his former servant as a brother in the faith (verses ). Philemon: A masterpiece of psychology. This short letter is a masterpiece of tact and psychology. To Philemon our dear friend and fellow worker— 2 also to Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier—and to the church that meets in your home: 3 Grace and peace to you # The Greek is plural; also in verses 22 and 25; elsewhere in this letter “you” is . While I greatly respect John W. Robbins and hold in high regard many of his works, this one seemed very "just OK." It's basically a commentary on the book of Philemon with political overtones concerning the evils of racism and slavery/5.