'Jude' Tagged Posts

'Jude' Tagged Posts

“CONTEND FOR THE FAITH”

There is a “call to arms” in the little book of Jude on the far end of the New Testament.  “Contend for the faith!” says the sacred writer.   There is no getting around it.  If you are a faithful Bible reader, then you know that many portions of God’s Book sound a militant tone.  The apostle Paul tells us to put on the full armor of God, to take up the sword of the Spirit…

ENOCH – ACCORDING TO JUDE

You may recall that Enoch was a godly patriarch in the days before the Flood.  His family tree placed him in the line of the coming Savior. In a world getting worse day by day, “Enoch walked with God,” says the 5th chapter of Genesis, and “then he was no more, because God took him away.”   The New Testament book of Hebrews describes it this way:   “By faith Enoch was…

A GOSPEL FOR SISSIES?

If you are a faithful Bible reader, then you know that many portions of God’s Book sound a militant tone.  The apostle Paul tells us to put on the full armor of God, to take up the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God.   This is neither popular nor politically correct in many sissified churches these days.  The fierce doctrinal battles of years gone by, the…

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT…?

So “gay marriage” is now legal in our state…and many others.  Those who have been around a few years can be heard saying:  “Who would have thought a generation ago that a man could marry another man, that a woman could marry another woman…and that so many would cheer and applaud?” Bible students know why Sodom and Gomorrah were incinerated by God.  Fifteen books of the…

NEVER TALK TO STRANGERS!

Never Talk To Strangers!   By the 1980’s it increasingly became a refrain chanted into the ears of children.  Parents and teachers often read a book by that title to the younger kids. Nobody wants kids to grow up afraid of everyone around them, but they need to know that it’s not always easy to tell the good guys from the bad guys.  Even a bad guy can smile, speak kindly,…
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