THE EPISTLE OF JUDE 1:1-25: Contending for the Faith

Jude authored his letter in Palestine, completing it about 65 A.D. The Epistle of Jude, often shortened to Jude, is the second to last book of the New Testament and the Bible as a whole and is traditionally attributed to Jude, the servant and half brother of Jesus and the brother of James. Jude wrote to expose the gross sin of the ungodly intruders of his day.

How to Avoid Drifting Away From the Christian Faith

WHAT is easier than slipping, or letting things slip? We need not do anything to slip. On the edge of a stair, on an icy path, on a fruit-skin that has been carelessly thrown upon the pavement, on the polished floor of a room in which we spend half our time, we may slip and become cripples for life, if we live to be cripples. Or if it is not we that slip, a bit of food slipping may strangle us; a sharp knife slipping may cut an artery; a valued possession slipping may be lost to us; a priceless opportunity for doing or getting good may pass away beyond recovery. What one of the great movements of our life is in itself less noticeable than drifting?

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE REALLY TEACH: Are Faith and Reason Incompatible?

“FAITH is a negation of reason,” writes British philosopher A. C. Grayling. "The relation of faith to reason is of utmost importance for the thinking believer. The problem of how to combine these aspects of personhood has existed from the earliest apologists. Justin Martyr, Clement of Alexandria, and Tertullian all struggled." - Norman L. Geisler As you read this article, take note of how true faith and reason are compatible.

Uphold the Truth of God’s Word

Satan the Devil is “the father of the lie,” who has deceived people since the beginning of human history. (John 8:44) In order to uphold the truth, we need to know the spirit of the truth, and it is important that we get the sense of Scriptures that we use in our lives and share with others in our ministry. We need to take into account their context and the intent of the author, what did he mean by the words that he used.

Contending for the Faith

2 Timothy 2:25-26 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 25 instructing his opponents with gentleness, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to accurate knowledge[1] of the truth, 26 and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will. 2:25–26. If a leader’s heart is pure, humbled before God’s grace,... Continue Reading →

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