The greek reads judas, which is the equivalent of the hebrew judah, but most english translations render jude so as not to be confused with judas iscariot. The most popular bible verses from the bible book jude. This summary of the book of jude provides information about the title, author s, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of jude. Although jude merely attributes the quote to enoch, many are quick to assume he is quoting. There is little debate regarding the authenticity of the letter because of the. A commentary on the book of jude gods condemnation of. Jude contending for the faith these shorter letters of the new testament are often neglected, but the neglect of this important letter says more about us than it does about the book of jude. Jude calls believers to stand firm in their belief in jesus messiahship, even when various forms of rebellion. These are they who had departed from the faith that was originally delivered jude 1. Jude, a servant of jesus christ and a brother of james, to those who have been called. Jude was in the process of writing about the common salvation, but something happened an event, a message, an intensification of evil, etc. This book is a part of the college press niv commentary series and is a very good resource for teachers, preachers and small group leaders as well as for personal bible study.
No matter whence or how the inspired writer obtained his information, the holy spirit. The book is closely related to the book of 2 peter. As its title implies, the book was written by jude, brother of james and jesus cf. Whether jude quoted from nonbiblical sources or not is unimportant because jude wrote by inspiration of god. Jude, a servant of jesus christ and a brother of james, to those who have been called, who are loved in god the father and kept for jesus christ. In the book of jude, apostasy means only one thing, a departure from the truth of the word of god and the acceptance of false doctrine. The sin and doom of ungodly people dear friends, although i was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, i felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for. Note that jude 1415, even if it does quote the book of enoch, is well documented by many other passages in scripture cf. Therefore, the book of jude gives us an intense warning against leaving the truth, and gives a number of examples from old testament history. The book of jude was written in the period of 7080 a. Its a charge to delight in god and show mercy to others. This is an athletic term this intensified form is found only here. Each comprehensive volume offers an original translation and addresses biblical theology and application for each passage.
Jude niv jude, a servant of jesus christ and a bible gateway. The book of jude was written somewhere between ad 60 and 80. Kjv bible verses from jude offer free, online access, for those of the christian faith, to study scriptural passages for biblical studies, contained in the words. For certain men have crept in stealthily gaining entrance secretly by a side door. Jude wrote the letter to warn his readers against false teachers. Jude 1 niv bible jude, a servant of jesus christ and a. Mom, i read a whole book of the bible this morning. Their doom was predicted long ago, ungodly impious, profane persons who pervert the grace the spiritual blessing and favor of our god into lawlessness and wantonness and immorality, and disown and deny our sole master and lord, jesus christ the messiah, the anointed one. If peter is the author of ii peter, then the date is close to his lifetime he died in a. Furthermore, we would tentatively like to propose a date of c. The epistle of jude, often shortened to jude, is the penultimate book of the new testament and the bible as a whole and is traditionally attributed to jude, the servant of jesus and the brother of james the just. Jude new american standard bible nasb the warnings of history to the ungodly.
They may be reproduced and distributed but may not be sold or published without the written consent of the author. Free bible commentary on the letter of jude in easy english. There are reasons given by some for thinking the book of enoch copied from jude rather than vice versa. The book of jude the acts of the apostates part 5 judes doxology jude verses 2425 now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, to the only wise god our saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. The epistle of jude is the last epistle preceding the great final book with which the holy scriptures conclude, the book of revelation. I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith. The book of jude the acts of the apostates part 5 judes. Jude was concerned about strange and false teachings traveling throughout some of the churches.
Book of jude overview insight for living ministries. Jude 1, new international version niv the bible app. Lingua franca nova lumbaart lietuviu latviesu malagasy. The evangelical exegetical commentary series incorporates the latest in critical biblical scholarship and is written from a distinctly evangelical perspective. The book of jude is notoriously difficult to date, primarily because the bible and tradition reveal so little about the personal details of its author while the book itself refrains from naming any particular individuals or places.
Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied. Some have claimed that an anonymous author wrote this using jude s name, but it is unlikely that any imposter. The commentary is in depth without being so scholarly it becomes hard to read. He has only a few points to make focusing on how easy it is to lose the truth we have been given in the bible and warning us of ungodly men. Jude 1 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. Jude is a call to fight, but its not like any other battle cry in history. Verses 316 jude writes about the danger of false teachers. This is how the church fights valiantly for the faith.
The halfbrother of jesus and the full brother of james wrote the book of jude. At least three decades had passed since the lord jesus returned to heaven. The epic reader has 5,065 books on goodreads, and is currently reading devil may cry by sherrilyn kenyon, born of night by sherrilyn kenyon, and ev. The danger that prompted jude to write this letter. As false teachers have arisen against the church, jude encourages believers to contend for the faith by putting forth an intense effort to fight for the truth of the gospel. The epistle of jude from the holy bible new international version niv book 65 please note we have increased the volume and the pitch of the audio for a clearer sound, so this speed and. We believe the place given to this epistle is the right one, for as we shall see, it reveals the conditions, religiously and morally, which prevail on earth before the great coming event takes place, of which. Jude, the servant of jesus christ, and brother of james, to them that are sanctified by god the father, and preserved in jesus christ, and called. He wrote this book in order to urge believers to contend for the faith v. The epistle of jude, often shortened to jude, is the penultimate book of the new testament and the bible as a whole and is traditionally attributed to jude, the. Jude might know this either from some ancient book, or tradition, or immediate revelation.
There is little debate regarding the authenticity of the letter because of the strength of internal evidence e. Jude wrote this book exclusively to fight against the apostasy that was defiling the church and defectors of the faith who were building apostate churches. It has been said that the book of acts describes the beginning of the institution of the local church and jude deals with the ending or the end of the church age. The one clue available to presentday readers is the striking similarity between the books of jude and 2 peter. Exegetical studies in jude these exegetical bible lessons on the book of jude are edited versions of the series taught by pastor robert h. The holy spirit, by jude, has sealed the truth of this much of the matter contained in the book of enoch, though probably that book, as well as jude, derived it from tradition compare note, see on judges 1. Jude is the 4th smallest book of the bible yet one of the most potent in exposing doctrinal errors and false teachers. Its neglect reflects more the superficiality of the generation that neglects it than the irrelevance of its burning message.
The date of authorship for jude depends on whether jude used content from 2 peter, or peter used content from jude when writing 2 peter. A commentary on the book of jude oneness pentecostal. The book of jude and genesis creation science 4 kids. Judes book is only 25 verses long, so its a great way to impress people with your ability to read very quickly. We hope that you find the jude summary from the kjv bible chapters and verses helpful to your bible studies and for references as a guide to further reference to the book of jude.324 491 764 1293 1259 1055 808 1619 949 594 1354 661 543 572 1526 1476 1568 222 1009 841 1298 387 433 264 1491 17 1182 1320 191 518 1602 503 762 1139 149 1580 213 166 164 777 1161 1309 1398 1294 471 1249 1204 254