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.
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?
“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.
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.
Atheists make some valid points about the difficulty that Christians and Christianity find themselves in today. However, it is more complex than what they believe to be true. The reason atheism is booming (if we could even use that term with such a small amount), is because of the lack of Bible knowledge within Christianity.
2 Thessalonians 2:3-12 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 Let no one deceive you in any way, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, 4 who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat... Continue Reading →
2 Corinthians 10:4 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 4 For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but powerful to God for destroying strongholds. Wise King Solomon tells us, “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: … a time to love, and a time to hate; a time for... Continue Reading →
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 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.