Presentation on theme: "ACTS OF THE APOSTATES JUDE. Jude “of James” usually son, sometimes brother Written A.D. 60-80 Audience heard the apostles v.17 “they” Not one of the apostles?"— Presentation transcript:
Jude “of James” usually son, sometimes brother Written A.D. 60-80 Audience heard the apostles v.17 “they” Not one of the apostles? Luke 6:16, John 14:22 Matthew 10:1-4 He is one of the apostles James wrote to Jews James 1:1, 2:2 Jude wrote to Jews (no Greek greeting v.2) Message: “contend earnestly for the faith once for all delivered to the saints” v.3
Outline of Jude Greeting v.1-2 (3 ID’s of writer, 3 ID’s of readers, 3 greetings) Introduction v.3-4 The Problem: Acts of the Apostates v.5-19 – 3 O.T. examples of judgment v.5-7 – 3 evil deeds and O.T. examples v.8-11 – 5 metaphors for their spiritual emptiness v.12-15 – 3 ID’s what they are v.16-19 How to Contend (6 actions) v.20-23 Doxology (glory to God—3 descriptions of God, 4 things glorifying God ) v.24-25
How to Contend Edification v.20, Acts 20:32 Prayer v.20 Ephesians 6:10-20, Mark 13:33 Watching v.21 motivation for faithfulness 2 Peter 3:10-14 Have compassion on those who doubt v.22 Romans 14 Rescue the perishing v.23, 2 Corinthians 5:10-17 Hate sin v.23, Psalm 119:104-105 Receive God’s love Remain in God’s love
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