Gods condemnation of apostasy and false teachers by dr. Furthermore, we would tentatively like to propose a date of c. Jude is the 4th smallest book of the bible yet one of the most potent in exposing doctrinal errors and false teachers. 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. Greeting to the called jude, a bondservant of jesus christ, and brother of james, to those who are called, sanctified by god the father, and preserved in jesus christ. A word list at the end explains words with a star by them. Jude chapter 1 coffmans commentary of the new testament. A commentary on the book of jude gods condemnation of. It begins with a greeting, continues with a theme, evolves into a body and concludes with a final doxology. Jude does not merely talk about love, he displays it, both in the repeated affectionate address of dear friends 3, 17, 20, cf.
When we understand judes thought his letter becomes one of the greatest interest for the history of the earliest church and by no means without relevance for today. Were living very near the close of the present dispensation, during the time when the laodicean period of church history is rapidly nearing. Commentary on the book of jude 1jude, a bondservant of jesus christ, and brother of james, jude identifies himself in the way that most of the early church leaders did by calling himself a bondservant. Schreiner aims to have the text be clearly understood, and clearly applied, for peters letter speaks as strongly to our times as it did to the times in which it was written. William barclay, in his daily study bible series, makes this meaningful observation. Gods delight in the progress of the upright ebook thomas. This commentary has been through advanced theological checking words in boxes are from the bible. Each of the sons of adam and eve brought an offering to the lord. The acts of the apostates, everymans bible commentary. David guzik commentary on jude 1 describes three examples that show the certainty of. The situation has changed dramatically in recent years with the publication of several very good works.
And may god give us good understanding of his holy word. Introduction to the book of jude free bible commentary. These notes were written for use in our home bible study. Jude 1 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Sermon outline by kevin cauley on the contents of the book of jude, including the disposition of the wicked including false teachers. Jude gives examples from the old testament, and from two other ancient books. But to avoid connection with judas iscariot, the infamous man who betrayed jesus, most english translators have used the name jude. Jude uses numerous wellknown historical examples as illustrations of what not to do b. Schreiner, 1, 2 peter, jude, the new american commentary 37 nashville. The book of jude also know as epistle of jude, regularly abbreviated to jude, is the by last book of the new testament and is ascribed to jude, the. The short, yet profound book of jude, holds a message that is startlingly relevant today for those who are called and kept for jesus christ. Jude was intending to write an epistle regarding our common salvation when the spirit detoured him to write concerning the apostasy. A commentary on the book of jude oneness pentecostal. Some of the problems are unique to churches, such as denying jesus christ jude 4 and heresy korahs rebellion, jude 8.
Jude 1 commentary william barclays daily study bible. Jude wrote the letter to warn his readers against false teachers. The epistles of 2 peter and jude are among the most neglected books in the bible. Read jude 1 commentary using john gills exposition of the bible. The letter of jude is a thunderous word from a man who refers to himself in the first verse simply as, jude, a servant of jesus christ and brother of james. False teachers were boldly teaching their heresies in the meetings of the congregation. Jude was in the process of writing about the common salvation, but something happened an event, a message, an intensification of evil, etc. Jude summary we have detailed a brief summary of the book of jude for bible study or sunday school lessons. Study guide for jude by david guzik blue letter bible.
The argument that jude is leaning on enoch here and elsewhere vv. I have had the opportunity to preach a series of messages from the book of jude. For this reason, this study guide commentary is designed to provide an introduction to each book of the bible. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading an exposition of the epistle of jude ironside commentary series book 44.
Jude full chapter greeting to the called jude, a bondservant of jesus christ, and brother of james, to those who are called, sanctified by god the father, and preserved in jesus christ. We are to contend for the faith, even as wolves may come into our midst in these challenging times. At 450 pages, it is thorough without becoming inaccessible. There are a number of helpful commentaries on the books of 2 peter and jude, and the following are five of. A summary, synopsis or recap is a shortened version of the original. Was jude one of the disciples and if not, who was he. Interpreters have no right to isolate one aspect of truth by excluding others. Jude 1 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. The danger that prompted jude to write this letter. Jude, which is rendered judah in hebrew and judas in greek, was named after its author v. This does not mean that the author endorses or recommends the works of others. Contend for the faith beloved, while i was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, i found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly.
Its neglect reflects more the superficiality of the generation that neglects it than the irrelevance of its burning message. I do read that when god almighty met adam and eve in their sin and brought them. An exegesis of jude presented to the fall pastoral conference of the colorado conference, nebraska district, october 3, 1995 by michael quandt. Frank shallieu in 1979 it seems providential that the book of jude is found next to the final book in the bible, the book of revelation, which is one of the last books to be understood this side of the veil. This phrase could refer to the initial creation of adam and eve in genesis. An exposition of the epistle of jude ironside commentary. Jude describes himself as a servant of jesus christ and a brother of james v. Jude which in hebrew is judas was one of four halfbrothers of jesus christ mark 6. Commentary on the book of jude by matthew henry new. Summary of the book of jude in the bible epistle of jude.
Commentary on the book of jude relevant bible teaching. Jude 1 commentary matthew henrys complete commentary on. Jun 04, 2017 the book of jude also know as epistle of jude, regularly abbreviated to jude, is the by last book of the new testament and is ascribed to jude, the hireling of jesus and the sibling of james the just. Top 5 commentaries on the books of 2 peter and jude. The epistle of jude the apostle, whose intercession be ever with us, amen. What was a little cloud the size of a mans hand in judes day is, in our day, a storm of hurricane proportions. The jews believed in a fall of the angels and much is said about this in the book of enoch which is so often behind the thought of jude. The study chart on the last page of this booklet outlines the entire inductive method. This is an athletic term this intensified form is found only here.
It was composed as an encyclical letterthat is, one not directed to the members of one church in particular, but intended rather to be circulated and read in all churches. If you are able to have only one commentary on 2 peter and jude, this recent commentary by gene green should be at the top of your wish list. Relevant bible teaching bible commentary book of jude. Study the bible online using commentary on jude 1 and more. Study jude 1 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Jude 1 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the bible. In preaching jude, especially verses 34, one must pay attention to a few things. Jude 1 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, as set of 17 volumes on the new testament, the result of barclays dedicated work. The completed registration allows us to send order and donation receipts to the email address you provided. Michael green, the second epistle general of peter and the general epistle of jude. Jude, a bondservant of jesus christ, and brother of james, to those who are called, sanctified by god the father, and preserved in jesus christ. Jude identifies himself in the way that most of the early church.
He understands that his life is to be willfully surrendered to the call of christ upon his life. It was an open letter written to the entire christian community. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of sula and what it means. He was namesake to one of his ancestors, the patriarchson of jacob, the most eminent though not the first. Verses 316 jude writes about the danger of false teachers. Jude with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Matthew henrys commentary on the whole biblebook of jude kindle edition by henry, matthew. These books are, therefore, extraordinarily relevant, even today. The author of this work has quoted writers of articles and books.
Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. In 2004, pastor tony preached a 6sermon series on jude. It is important for students of the bible to become familiar with judea seldomread and littleunderstood book. The epistle of jude is a brief book of only a single chapter with 25 verses. They were developed to encourage a regular versebyverse study of the bible. Nov 15, 2014 a verse by verse commentary on the book of jude. Verse 3 beloved, while i was giving all diligence to write unto you of our common salvation, i was constrained to write unto you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered unto the saints. Jude bible commentaries free online downloadable pdf.
The epistle of jude, the brother of james is finished. Jude 1 few studies of scripture combine so few verses with so much intrigue and mystery as the book of jude the letter is only 25 verses, so its a very quick read, yet its one of the least often studied books of scripture jude s letter invites wonder and confusion due mainly to its frequent references to extrabiblical material. 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. You can find the best commentary on 2 peterjude for you using the tools on the right side.
Second principle the second principle is to identify the literary units. This book of jude was written somewhere during the period of a. And the angels which kept not their first estate or, as the clause may be rendered, their first dignity, or principality, see on 2 peter 2. Traditionally a linier structure has been suggested for the epistle of jude. This commentary has been through advanced theological checking. He probably means the james wrote the epistle of that name and is, therefore, the lords brother. Jude commentary william barclays daily study bible. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. 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.
More specifically, jude is a book dealing with christians caught up in apostasy, detailing the course and nature of this apostasy, along with the end result. Read jude 1 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Free bible commentary on the letter of jude in easy english. 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. Donev structure, form and content in its form, the epistle of jude is a classic example of an ancient letter. If peter is the author of 2 peter, then the date is close to his lifetime he died in a. Matthew henrys commentary on the whole biblebook of jude. Jude, the halfbrother of jesus, urges believers to contend earnestly for the faith. An easyenglish commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the letter of jude. Read jude 1 commentary using commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible. Introduction each confirmation sunday we share a portion of gods word which encourages our young confirmands, our adults, and ourselves to stand up and fight for the faith which has been.
By clothing adam and eve with the skins of slain animals ge 3. After clicking register, you will receive an email with a link to verify your account and to complete your registration. The book of jude inductive bible study guide fiveweek study guide this material is designed to help you achieve correct interpretation and lifechanging application. He challenges listeners to study their bibles in order to gain a. I preached through the entire book in four sermonstwice on sunday morning, sunday evening, and monday evening. Its a prophetic letter warning against the false teachers who would enter the church, not boldly carrying their message aloft, but sneakily coming in quietly and perverting the truth a little at a time. For over fifty years i was a pastor, 1 this article is a transcription of an address by the same title delivered to the advanced expository preaching workshop, southwestern baptist theological seminary, 23 march 2015. There was only one james who was wellknown by all the community. The book of jude is the very definition of punchy and pithy proclamationswith its short.
Why not say that both jude and enoch are citing a common tradition. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading matthew henrys. Jude 1 commentary john gills exposition of the bible. Jude does not quote the ot directly, but there are at least 9. I only read the 1 peter section of the book but i presume the sections on 2 peter and jude are of similar quality. An exposition of the epistle of jude ironside commentary series book 44 kindle edition by ironside, h. We have an account of the penman of this epistle, jude, or judas, or judah.672 667 988 380 794 818 248 954 552 577 1104 1317 1438 1456 829 271 1007 1187 989 1116 288 936 267 975 1215 859 896 1123 890 275 762 593 476 958 854 728 1347 83 554 286 920