JUDE 1:24-25

“Now all glory to God, who is able to keep you from falling away and will bring you with great joy into his glorious presence without a single fault. All glory to him who alone is God, our Savior through Jesus Christ our Lord. All glory, majesty, power, and authority are his before all time,Continue reading “JUDE 1:24-25”

JUDE‬ ‭1:22-23‬

“And you must show mercy to those whose faith is wavering. Rescue others by snatching them from the flames of judgment. Show mercy to still others, but do so with great caution, hating the sins that contaminate their lives.”‭‭ Jude‬ ‭1:22-23‬ ‭NLT‬‬ These two verses are powerful for the Christian ethic. While not being nearlyContinue reading “JUDE‬ ‭1:22-23‬”

JUDE 1:21‬

“and await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, who will bring you eternal life. In this way, you will keep yourselves safe in God’s love.”‭‭ Jude‬ ‭1:21‬ ‭NLT‬‬ The responsibility to have an eternal perspective is paramount for Jude. In verse 21, he outlines the idea that sitting in salvation is not to createContinue reading “JUDE 1:21‬”

JUDE‬ ‭1:11-19‬

“What sorrow awaits them! For they follow in the footsteps of Cain, who killed his brother. Like Balaam, they deceive people for money. And like Korah, they perish in their rebellion. When these people eat with you in your fellowship meals commemorating the Lord’s love, they are like dangerous reefs that can shipwreck you. TheyContinue reading “JUDE‬ ‭1:11-19‬”

JUDE‬ ‭1:5-7‬

“So I want to remind you, though you already know these things, that Jesus first rescued the nation of Israel from Egypt, but later he destroyed those who did not remain faithful. And I remind you of the angels who did not stay within the limits of authority God gave them but left the placeContinue reading “JUDE‬ ‭1:5-7‬”

JUDE 1:4

“I say this because some ungodly people have wormed their way into your churches, saying that God’s marvelous grace allows us to live immoral lives. The condemnation of such people was recorded long ago, for they have denied our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.”‭‬‬ Jude‬ ‭1:4‬ ‭NLT It was as much a problem inContinue reading “JUDE 1:4”

JUDE 1:1-3

“Dear friends, I had been eagerly planning to write to you about the salvation we all share. But now I find that I must write about something else, urging you to defend the faith that God has entrusted once for all time to his holy people.”‭‭ Jude‬ ‭1:3‬ ‭NLT‬‬ The only thing that Jude wantsContinue reading “JUDE 1:1-3”

JUDE 1:1-3

“Dear friends, I had been eagerly planning to write to you about the salvation we all share. But now I find that I must write about something else, urging you to defend the faith that God has entrusted once for all time to his holy people.”‭‬‬ Jude‬ ‭1:3‬ ‭NLT Jude faces an infinitely pastoral problemContinue reading “JUDE 1:1-3”

JUDE 1:1-2‬

“This letter is from Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and a brother of James. I am writing to all who have been called by God the Father, who loves you and keeps you safe in the care of Jesus Christ. May God give you more and more mercy, peace, and love.”‭‭ Jude‬ ‭1:1-2‬ ‭NLT‬‬Continue reading “JUDE 1:1-2‬”