Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our dear friend and fellow worker—
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also to Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier—and to the church that meets in your home:
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Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
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I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers,
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because I hear about your love for all his holy people and your faith in the Lord Jesus.
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I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the sake of Christ.