Reading Plan – Day 4 Jude 17-22 Jude is beginning to draw his warnings to a close, but not without some last words. He reminds his readers the Apostles predicted times like these. The Apostles said, “In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires” (2 Timothy 3:1, 2 […]
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Reading Plan – Day 3 Read Jude verses 11-16 As you read Jude’s letter you might find it hard to be encouraged. It certainly isn’t as hopeful as the Gospels or as grace-filled as some of the writings of Paul. It is harsh, condemning, and exhortative. Jude has little patience for the people who are […]
Reading Plan – Day 2 Jude 5-10 A Little Bad Affects the Whole Batch The body of Christ, the church, isn’t immune to failure from within or attacks from the outside. Sometimes the church thrives and experiences an Acts 2:42-47 kind of fellowship and growth. During those times, there is a lot of excitement and […]
Introduction Jude is also a half-brother of Jesus. Unlike James though, he wasn’t a pillar of the early church. John 7:5 tells us that he didn’t believe in Jesus. It was only later, after the resurrection, that he came to be a believer and follower of Jesus. It was later when he saw Jesus for […]
The books between Hebrews and Revelation are letters from the earliest disciples of Jesus to the people they were encouraging and teaching. We get to read these letters and hear the thoughts of these first followers of Jesus: eyewitnesses to the life, death and resurrection. Today we are focusing on the book of Jude.