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...ht have him back forever— no longer as a slave, but better than a slave, as a dear brother (Philemon 1:15-16).” He believes that there is a reason why particular events occur and in this instance, he thinks that Philemon’s slave Onesimus was away from him for a reason that was determined by God. Humans naturally question their destinies and control of their lives; they search for answers. Throughout history people have always tried to provide some answers- back when Paul was talking to early Christians and even now in the modern world through movies like Amélie. They make people wonder if they have an Amélie, God, the universe, or some other force controlling things in their lives. Nearly all of humanity believes that there is something out there controlling some portion of what happens in their lives that appear to be destiny or fate and they search for the source.
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