Doxology

“Now, to him who has the power to keep you free from stumbling, and to set you before his glory, blameless and with a shout of joy, To the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ, our Lord—be glory, majesty, power and authority, before all the ages, now, and into all eternity!  Amen.   Personally,… Read More

Exhortation: Stand Firm

“But you, beloved, yourselves being built up in the most holy faith, praying by the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, receiving the mercy of our Lord, Jesus Christ—eternal life.” (Jude 20-21)   He begins the exhortations with guides for spiritual health within the congregation.  We are to build ourselves up in… Read More

Exhortation: Remember

“But you, beloved, remember the things that were foretold by the apostles of our Lord, Jesus Christ.  For they said to you, ‘In the end times there will be mockers chasing their own desires and impiety.’  It is these who cause divisions.  Natural ones, they do not have the Spirit.”  (Jude 17-19)   A third… Read More

Warning of Coming Judgment

“And Enoch, the seventh son from Adam, prophesied these things saying, “Behold, the Lord comes with his holy myriads with him to bring judgment against all, to convict all human life of all their works of impiety, which they did impiously, and concerning all the cruelty that impious sinners spoke against Him.  These are grumblers… Read More

The Nature of These Men

“They are a stain to your love feasts, eating without fear, shepherding themselves; they are waterless clouds, blown by the wind—unfruitful trees in late autumn—twice dead and uprooted.  They are wild waves at sea, foaming up their own shame, wandering stars for whom the dark gloom of eternity has been kept.” (Jude 12-13)   Eating… Read More

The Three Woes

The Three Woes:   “Woe to them who have traveled the way of Cain, and to them who have committed the error of Balaam, who have dedicated themselves to wages, and to those who perished in Korah’s rebellion.”  (Jude 11)   1)  The way of Cain:  Instead of taking the way of Christ, these false… Read More