Contributed on Feb 6, 2018
Jude sounds a warning that False teachers, false teaching, heresies, are invading the church. that warning is a relevant now as it has ever been.
And as we start, let me ask a couple of questions…questions about sleeping? Who in here feels like you need more sleep? Who has ever fallen asleep while trying to watch a movie? or watching a football game? Who in here has ever fallen asleep in church?...(no hands, I really don’t want to know!) ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2018
Jude gives us three examples of those who departed from the faith. The consequences is clear: God will judge sin.
Henry Nelson, of Wilmington, Delaware, was a veteran of World War II. He had served as an instructor in the Army Chemical Warfare Department. Yet he ignored a warning by the superintendent of the Riverside Housing Development that the apartment he lived in was being fumigated with ...read more
Contributed on Feb 14, 2018
How do we recognize the false teachers that have crept into the Church (Jude 4)? by there actions and their ways.
Let me start by saying that I like things that feel good… • Warm fudge brownies • Driving fast • Telling someone off when they deserve it • Sleeping in late • Lots of Coffee Let me also say that not everything that feels good is good for me. Warm fudge brownies are wonderful … but too much ...read more
Contributed on Feb 19, 2018
The ungodly have crept into the church (Jude 4). Jesus is coming and they will be judged. All the ungodly will be judged. What side of Judgment are you on?
In 1935, an umpire in his rookie year, named Ralp “Babe” Pinelli once called Babe Ruth out on strikes. When the crowd booed with sharp disapproval at the call, the legendary Ruth turned to the umpire with disdain and said, "There’s 40,000 people here who know that the last pitch was ball, tomato ...read more
Contributed on Feb 27, 2018
How are we to overcome the heresies and temptations of the world. Jude just does,t tell us about the problems, he list the solution and tells us to snatch others from the fire.
We live in uncertain times. We live in a world that reimagines truth as something fluid. Oprah Winfrey speaks of “your truth,” and the world is mesmerised by what they imagine is her depth of insight. Of course, all such talk of truth as fluid is foolish. Water still freezes at 32 degrees F and ...read more
Contributed on Mar 4, 2018
Jude warns us from false teachings, but in the final two verses of this little letter, Jude gives a doxology that states our security in Jesus.
Something I seldom do and that is switch to another translation of the Bible. This morning I will be using the English Standard Version rather than the New King James Version for our text of Jude 24-25 because of the differences between the different versions based on different Greek manuscripts. ...read more