From Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and from Timothy, our brother. To Philemon, our dear friend and worker with us;
to Apphia, our sister; to Archippus, a worker with us; and to the church that meets in your home:
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
I always thank my God when I mention you in my prayers,
because I hear about the love you have for all God's holy people and the faith you have in the Lord Jesus.
I pray that the faith you share may make you understand every blessing we have in Christ.