Verse of the Day on Jude

Jude 1:2

Jude 1:2

Before His crucifixion none of Christ’s brothers believed His Messianic claims, but in his brief letter to all those who are called by God; loved of the Father and kept for Jesus Christ, this sibling of our Lord does not proudly boast of His earthly relationship to Christ, but rather humbly designates himself, a slave of Jesus Christ and a brother of James.

In his desire to warn believers of the increasing read more...

Jude 1:3

Jude 1:3

Jude who was the half-brother of the Lord Jesus Christ, and who despised his older brother during His earthly ministry, is here seen to be a bond-slave of Christ Jesus his Savior - what a transformation. And in his brief but vital letter, Jude warns of the dangers of apostates who had crept into the Church unnoticed, and who were propagating a false gospel. And Jude give stark warnings of God's judgment against such ungodliness.

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Jude 1:4

Jude 1:4

Jude was a righteous man. He was the brother of James and a bondservant of the Lord Jesus Christ, who desired to write a letter of encouragement to those who love the Lord and are loved by the Father.

He wanted to rejoice in the great salvation, which we have in Jesus and rehearse the beautiful gospel of grace in the ears of his hearers. But Jude found that he had to address an issue that was becoming progressively problematic in read more...

Jude 1:5

Jude 1:5

It did not take long for the early church to fall into apostasy as certain ungodly men crept in secretly and started to pervert the truth of the glorious gospel of Christ and indulge in unseemly activities.

Jude warned that these were lawless, wanton and immoral people who had crept into the church by pretending to be ministers of God - but instead they perverted the grace of our God into promiscuity and twisted the liberty we read more...

Jude 1:7

Jude 1:7

It should be a joy for every Christian to rejoice together in the simple message of salvation by grace – through faith in the death, burial and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

It was the uncomplicated message of redemption that Jude planned to share with fellow believers in Christ, when he started to pen his epistle. Jude simply wanted to gossip the gospel with like-minded saints. He wanted to rejoice in the forgiveness of sin and life read more...

Jude 1:8

Jude 1:8

Though very short in length, the epistle of Jude contends earnestly for the faith. It strives to maintain an uncompromised gospel and to expose the various heresies that were infiltrating the early church, and Jude strongly denounces those that use God's grace as a license to sin.

Some 2000 years later we continue to be indebted to this short, punchy letter, which exhorts us to be spiritually discerning and increasingly vigilant, read more...

Jude 1:14

Jude 1:14

Jude would have liked to written about our wonderful salvation and encourage us in our spiritual growth but he was led to write a short, sharp epistle condemning the depraved acts of the apostates - who were infiltrating the Church. Instead of a simple salvation message Jude's letter was written to encourage believers to contend earnestly for the faith.. in an increasingly godless society.

Jude quickly reminds us of Israel's read more...

Jude 1:19

Jude 1:19

The primary focus of the epistle of Jude is about the perils of apostasy. It warns of the dangers of apostates, creeping into our churches and tainting our ministries.

Jude reminds us of various apostates in past generations and explains how they rejected authority, walked in error, manipulated others and were self-seeking individuals.

Apostates have toxic characters that leave a trail of havoc read more...

Jude 1:20

Jude 1:20

In the midst of the world's open rebellion against God.. there is also gross apostasy taking place in the Church as well. This defection from the truth of God's word has crept in quietly and subtly, like a destructive cancer, that hungrily feeds on the sugary lies of false teachers. Such men and women are lying preachers, false prophets and deceitful workers, who are pretending to be messengers of God and apostles of Christ - and no wonder, for even Satan disguises read more...

Jude 1:21

Jude 1:21

With what frequency and urgency did the Lord Jesus entreat us to "abide" in Him and to remain under the shadow of His wing.  With what protest and insistence did the apostle Paul reiterate the importance of remaining "in Christ" - of maintaining moment-by-moment fellowship with the Father and taking care not to step outside of His protective covering.

Both the Lord Jesus and the apostle Paul were acutely aware of the delight; read more...

Jude 1:24

Jude 1:24

The Bible from beginning to end points to Jesus and this power-packed little book, which details the terrible apostasy that is going to overtake the church in the last days, similarly points to the Lord Jesus as the one and only person who can keep any of us from stumbling, so that we may be presented to Him as a pure, chase virgin, at His return.

There are so many dangers today of which we need to be aware – not only of yielding to temptation and read more...

Jude 1:25

Jude 1:25

What a great encouragement and wealth of spiritual truth this benediction from Jude provides as he brings his short but dynamic little epistle to a close - for the only One Who is able to keep us from stumbling in our Christian walk and Who will one day joyfully present us faultless before His glorious presence is none other than our God and Saviour.

And it is God our Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, to Whom Jude ascribes a read more...