The Epistle of Jude - Part 1 of 2

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In the first part of his letter Jude describes the dangerous men and their tactics in spreading false doctrine. Watch, download, share:

Transcript of The Epistle of Jude - Part 1 of 2

  • Epistle of Jude Mike Mazzalongo Part 1 OF 2
  • Types of Lessons/Sermons Topical Expository Textual
  • Jude: The Man Brother of James Brother of Jesus Converted after Resurrection With Apostles on Pentecost
  • Jude: The Epistle Similar to II Peter Intended to write on a general topic No doubt concerning authorship 67 AD Warning against false teachers & teachings. Established body of doctrine existed in the st Century. 1
  • Jude I. Salutation vs. 1-2 II. The Danger at Hand vs. 3-4 III. The Dangerous Men vs. 5-16 IV. How to Avoid Danger vs. 17-23 V. Doxology vs. 24-25
  • 1Jude, abond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother ofJames, tothose who are the called, beloved in 2May God the Father, andkept for Jesus Christ: mercy and peace and lovebe multiplied to you. - Jude 1-2
  • I. Salutation vs. 1-2 Refers to church in 3 ways: 1. The called 2. Beloved in God the Father 3. Kept for Jesus
  • 3Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about ourcommon salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that youcontend earnestly forthe faith which was once for allhanded down tothesaints. - Jude 3
  • 4For certain persons havecrept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehandmarked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turnthe grace of our God intolicentiousness anddeny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. - Jude 4
  • II. The Danger vs. 3-4 Peter refers to the judgment of false teachers II Peter 2:1-ff They led others to immorality and disbelief.
  • 5Now I desire toremind you, thoughyou know all things once for all, that the Lord,after saving a people out of the land of Egypt,subsequently destroyed those who did not believe. - Jude 5
  • 6Andangels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He haskept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day, - Jude 6
  • 7just asSodom and Gomorrah and thecities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality andwent after strange flesh, are exhibited as anexample in undergoing thepunishment of eternal fire. - Jude 7
  • III. The Dangerous Men Jude gives examples of other rebels: 1. Israelites 2. The Angels 3. The Pagans (Sodom and Gomorrah)
  • 8Yet in the same way these men, also by dreaming, defile the flesh, and reject authority, and revile angelic majesties. - Jude 8
  • 9ButMichaelthe archangel, when he disputed with the devil and argued aboutthe body of Moses, did not dare pronounce against him a railing judgment, but said, The Lord rebuke you! - Jude 9
  • 10Butthese men revile the things which they do not understand; andthe things which they know by instinct,like unreasoning animals, by these things they are destroyed. - Jude 10
  • The Dangerous Men continued Results of their dreaming 1. Defiled flesh 2. Rejection of Christ 3. Insult angelic beings.
  • 11Woe to them! For they have gonethe way of Cain, and for paythey have rushed headlong intothe error of Balaam, andperished in the rebellion of Korah. - Jude 11
  • The Dangerous Men continued Refers to other infamous rebels: 1. Cain 2. Balaam 3. Sons of Korah
  • 12These are the men who arehidden reefsin your love feasts when they feast with youwithout fear, caring for themselves;clouds without water,carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit,doubly dead,uprooted; - Jude 12
  • 13wild waves of the sea, casting uptheir ownshame like foam; wandering stars,for whom theblack darkness has been reserved forever. - Jude 13
  • Jude describes their worthlessness: A. Hidden reefs B. Waterless clouds C. Fruitless trees D. Angry waves E. Wandering stars Jude quotes an ancient source to describe their end. --Enoch--
  • 14It wasalso about these menthatEnoch,inthe seventhgenerationfrom Adam, prophesied, saying, Behold, the Lord came withmany thousands of His holy ones, - Jude 14
  • 15to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things whichungodly sinners have spoken against Him. - Jude 15
  • 16These aregrumblers, finding fault,following after theirownlusts;they speakarrogantly, flattering peoplefor the sake ofgaining an advantage. - Jude 16