SOME WILL DENY THE ALL-SUFFICIENCY OF THE SCRIPTURES... 1. This literally means to fight for something. d. Jude believed that the foundational tenets of the Christian faith were under attack. There was an urgent need at hand and the church had but one option, earnestly contend for the faith. Christianity was under severe political attack from Rome as well as infiltration by apostates. He describes the character and degenerate, wicked personal lives of the deceivers, and points out that their teachings are – just like modern times – clever, subtle, and enticing, but you can recognize them by their fake spiritual fronts. Contending For the Faith Today By Pastor Bob Nolan, . The men Jude warns about were ungodly, they perverted grace, and denied Christ. 3. Will recognize the authority delegated to His apostles -. This faith is repeatedly threatened from within the church. Thankfully, Jude gave us a detailed letter and an example to follow as to how to recognize and deal with false teachers and apostates who come against the Lord Jesus Christ and the eternal truths of Scripture. Therefore I know that he loves me with a particular electing love. This can fool those lacking a biblical foundation. Jude reminds us that God saved the Jews out of Egypt, but later destroyed those who refused to believe. That is, "the faith" (that body of doctrine which we are to believe) was delivered to the church "one time for all time" -- Revelation was not to be repeated, nor was there more to be revealed later on! One trait of an apostate is they mock or revile things they don’t understand, such as Creation, the mystery of the incarnation, the Trinity, the inerrancy of Scripture, and other spiritual truths. 2–5) to keep them safe, Jude now shows them the danger that surrounds them. Some are subtle in their approach while others are blatantly heretical, denying the deity of Jesus Christ, promoting compromise under the guise of love; ambiguity, tolerance, homosexuality, mysticism, social justice, globalism, and universalism. Our preaching is simple, scriptural and serious. Are you continuing steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine? Some of today’s false teachers are under the umbrella of the emergent church which generally falls under the cult of Liberalism. This message shows us from the text in the Gospel of John, 4 Truths that we must affirm and earnestly contend for. (1-2) Contending Earnestly For The Faith (3-4) Reminders Of God's Righteous Condemnation (5-7) The Ungodly Dreamers (8-16,19) Exhortations To The Beloved (17-23) Jude's Closing Doxology (24-25) “certain persons have crept in unnoticed” (sounds like the church in America today). Based on Jude 3, Contending for the Faith Conference, is a power-packed 1½-day annual event designed to promote church growth and development via expository preaching and teaching of God’s Word. (2) Remember the Teaching and Warning of the Apostles (v.17) Eph. They stress the action of God. Bible Study: 7:00 PM Youth Program: 7:00 PM Masters Club: 7:00 PM (“there is no hell”). Like Clouds without water – (at first sight clouds are great) apostates bring hope of rain, but fail to satisfy; these men are like empty clouds promising spiritual life, but bring death. There’s nothing new under the sun as today, many have accepted unbiblical ideas or teachings because on the surface they might sound good. First, what is “the faith” to which Jude refers? There was no room for debate or compromise. Sermon Notes. In order to contend for the gospel of salvation, revealed truth from God, it is imperative to know sound doctrine, be discerning – able to determine truth from error, and willing to confront false teaching. That God has revealed all that He would have us know is evident from such statements like those of: a. Paul, telling the Ephesian elders he had not shunned to proclaim "the whole counsel of God" -, . Notice, in verse 1 we are, for Jesus Christ. The adversaries are many, and like “ravenous wolves” ( Matthew 7:15 ), they will tear and rend the coming generations if we don’t defend … By the Holy Spirit, the apostles wanted to protect the next gen. of believers. Traits of an Apostate: (Verse ref. In preaching Jude, especially verses 3-4, one must pay attention to a few things. The term "lord" comes from kurios {koo'-ree-os} 1) Which is related to the word kuros (supremacy) 2) Meaning "supreme in authority" c. These people were denying the authority rightly belonging to God and Jesus 2. Peter, writing that God has given us "all things that pertain to life and godliness" -. WE MUST CONTEND EARNESTLY... 1. Refraining from quarrels, applying gentleness, the Word, with patience and humility correcting the opposition -. (holy ones may refer to either angels or believers) Believers will have a role in the coming kingdom of Christ but angels are executioners of Gods judgment. THE LORD JESUS CHRIST IS GOD MANIFEST IN THE FLESH. The Anguish Of Abortion: What Liberals Won’t Tell You. We ought to appreciate "the need" to contend for the faith b. -, So what should you answer when someone questions how you can be so sure you will keep the faith to the end and so be saved at the judgment? Thus the Scriptures, which contain the faith delivered "once for all", contains all we need to become what God wants of us! Vs 11. We must know the truth and learn from biblical history! Peter warned in advance about the coming of false teachers, while Jude wrote about their presence within the early church. But Paul gives us the answer which may also be a key to the conversion of Jude as well. We ought to contend earnestly for the faith, in opposition to those who would corrupt or deprave it." To justify their lifestyle that is contrary to the principles of the Bible -- For they are likely to say: "God is too loving, His grace is too wonderful, to condemn us when we are so sincere!" THAT IS WHY HE IS GOD: Do you know for a fact that if you were to die today that you would not go to hell? Contending Earnestly For The Faith (3-4) Jude's letter begins and ends with very comforting words to Christians. How then shall we do it?] do you know for a fact that if you were to ... must hear sermon on hell by pastor charles lawson: what does the bible say about abortion? Earnestly Contend for the Faith. A. The simple verb agonizomai first meant to compete in an athletic contest, and … “saving people…destroyed those who did not believe” – is not only historical but prophetic about the end times. Like a football team who hits the gridiron without a rally cry, the church can often be overtaken by naysayers who demand silence in the name of tolerance. 4. Text: Jude 3,4 False teachings can bring untold misery and destruction, not just in the present life but for eternity. 2. Church of Determination ( Acts 2 : 46 - 47 ) This faith ought not be … We are taught the manner in which we are to contend. But in the middle his concern is different. It is not to help believers feel content, but to help them feel vigilant. Thus, we must be obedient to it as it is written. How much easier, then, for this to happen today when we live in time far removed from those initial warnings! You can probably think of a few popular leaders today who fit this profile. Three examples, one in each verse: Vs 5. The Greek word Jude chooses, translated “contend earnestly,” usually describes an athlete striving with extreme intensity to win the victory in a physical competition. "THE EPISTLE OF JUDE" Contending Earnestly For The Faith (3-4) INTRODUCTION 1. But those who "contend earnestly for the faith once delivered"... a. Life Church B-P Church Worship I & II, 29 th December 2019. Jude 3-4 cautions us to contend for the faith once delivered to the saints. (remember Jesus cursing a fig tree in leaf?). (smile) Always great to ... Maria: Well articulated Dave, as always. Ungodly men, ungodly sinners, ungodly deeds – deeds done in an ungodly manner. 3. Rebellion of Korah – Korah, being a Levite, had duties in the tabernacle of God, but he rebelled against the authority of Aaron’s priesthood; he and 250 Jewish leaders rejected God’s anointed leadership of Moses and Aaron and as a result, came under divine judgment. Grumblers, finding fault, speak arrogantly, flattering people – those who murmur, vent their disapproval of God’s ways, their words have little or no spiritual or eternal value, lacking substance, they tell people what they want to hear – not what they need to hear = truth in context from Scripture. He was not one of the Apostles that lived and walked with Jesus, yet Jude chose to write about false teachers and the need to defend true, apostolic, biblical doctrines. Some people are so quick to take up the "sword", they leave the rest of their armor behind! It carries the idea of striving for something with effort. There are many who would attempt to turn the grace of God into lasciviousness. He is writing to believers, “those who are called,” beloved, and “kept for Jesus Christ” – this doesn’t refer to an invitation but to an accepted salvation, to those who already have a relationship with Christ. So God's way, as we see it in Jude, is to give his people confidence that their faith will be victorious in the end (in verses 1 and 24) and then to send them out to fight for it. “Contend” is a strong word that translates the Greek compound verb epagonizomai, found only here in the New Testament and translated “earnestly contend” in some translations. Vs 21. That men "crept in unnoticed" should give us pause... a. THE "HOW" TO CONTEND EARNESTLY FOR THE FAITH, A. And so I want to make it the main point of my message, namely, it is the duty of every genuine believer to contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saints. Though Jude intended to write about the salvation believers in Christ share, he was compelled to warn Christians to contend for the faith against ungodly men, false teachers: they deny the truth and pervert the grace of God. Finally, Jude reminds us that it had been “delivered” to the saints—passed on from the disciples to the next generation in the church. from Jude 1). Nothing new under the sun! As we begin to focus on the purpose of The Epistle Of Jude, we see that his original desire was to write about our common salvation shared in Christ: "Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common … 1. Paul also has something to say about other weapons that are "mighty in God" a. This carries the idea of infiltration and note this happened just decades after the resurrection. Introduction: I. The need to change his purpose is seen in the next verse: "For certain men have crept in unnoticed, who long ago were marked out for this condemnation, ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ." Last time – refers to these days, the church age, from the time of the first appearance of Jesus the Messiah until He returns; Jude mentions Mockers – deny God’s existence or His future judgment; ‘scoffers,’ use ridicule and want to mock the return of Christ in order to justify their sinful, ungodly living. We are to contend for the faith, but not contentious. B. Vs. 20. . Trans: Jude originally intended to write about salvation but pivots to the problem of apostasy that has crept into the church. that is why we call him lord. Contend for the Faith Jude 3 says, “I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.” The words “contend earnestly” imply that we fight as well as build (Nehemiah 4:16-18). We believe the old-fashioned message is as relevant today as it was to the initial audience. You should say something like this: "God has called me out of unbelief. kept. Sodom and Gomorrah… to illustrate God’s judgment, the destruction of these two cities is used over 20 times in Scripture. Jude was not only one of four half-brothers of the Lord Jesus, but also a brand new convert to the faith. KJV: Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. Vs 17. But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves. Thank you for st... JP: VERY illuminating. That many are not obeying Christ as Lord b. (remember Jesus cursing a fig tree. Contend Earnestly for The Faith Dr. Phil Fernandes is the president of the Institute of Biblical Defense, which he founded in 1990 to teach Christians how to defend the Christian Faith. Girded with truth b. EARNESTLY CONTENDING FOR THE FAITH: LISTEN TO THE KING JAMES BIBLE BY ALEXANDER SCOURBY. The Christian faith cannot change. Sanctified! Titus 3:2; Matthew 5:38,39; Romans 12:18; Christianity is a peaceful religion. (Matthew Henry) Railing judgment – interesting that the leader of God’s holy angels, Michael did not rebuke the devil directly, but said “The Lord rebuke you.” Believers are to call on God’s sovereign power to intervene in the midst of satanic attack or spiritual warfare. 2 Many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of the truth will be maligned; 2 Peter 2:1-2. Sunday. Cause divisions; worldly minded, devoid of the Spirit – they stir up debates and cause divisions (but accuse others of being divisive!) In 1 Corinthians 15:7, we know that Jesus appeared to James! 1. Our struggle is not against flesh and blood! From the "Believers' Study Bible": a. 1. 2. While Jude was preparing to or had intended to write about the blessing of their common salvation in Christ, he was compelled to send this appeal to fight for the truth of the gospel. Jude was not only one of four half-brothers of the Lord Jesus, but also a brand new convert to the faith. Or that God's revelation needs to be repeated -- Then our task is to "contend earnestly for the faith once delivered"! Here’s why those three elements of … 2. 22:18-19, apostates, Book of Jude, contend for the faith, deception, eternal truth, false teachings, judgment, salvation, sanctification, warning, Designed by Spreeman Communications ©2017. Contending For The Faith: Contending For The Faith "Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. 4. . The closing benediction of Jude (24-25) is worth reading again: Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless with great joy, 25 to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion and authority, before all time and now and forever. If you do not know, click here. But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves. Though Jude intended to write about the salvation believers in Christ share, he was compelled to warn Christians to contend for the faith against ungodly men, false teachers: Galatians 5:7-9, Revelation 3:11, 20; Rev. The Faith Jude v 3 3 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 for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints. Having shown them the electing love of God and the unsurpassed power of God (vv. What could have caused these men to go from skeptics to bold disciples of Jesus Christ, and eventually martyrs for the faith? And in verse 24 God is able to. 2. c. The present tense of the verb indicates that the Christian struggle is to be continuous. -- If we have "all things", and if we have the "whole counsel of God", what else is there? This faith is worth contending for. Jude also alludes to nine different illustrations from the Old Testament. [MH COMM], Trees without fruit – false teachers claim to produce but deliver emptiness. This tends to rattle many passionate Christians who insist that we contend for the faith. As disciples, followers of Christ, and lovers of the Truth, we must understand the times in which we live and warn others within the church. Anyone who doesn't teach Jesus, Him crucified and risen again, seated on the Right Hand of God, making intercession for us is a false teacher! Jude charges all believers to Proclaim, Protect and Preserve the truth and “earnestly contend for the faith once delivered unto us” 1. In verses 5-7 Jude wants to remind believers of consequences of sin and rebellion. He was, We know that James not only wrote the letter bearing his name, but he was the leader of the Jerusalem Council (, What could have caused these men to go from skeptics to bold disciples of Jesus Christ, and eventually. To live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age! The breastplate of righteousness c. Feet shod with the gospel of peace d. The shield of faith e. The helmet of salvation f. The sword of the Spirit, the Word of God g. Watching with all prayer 2. “judgment… great day” – refers to the final judgment. In verse 1 it describes us as "those who are called, loved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ." But perverting His teaching or setting themselves up as their own authority ...that makes it necessary that we "contend earnestly for the faith once for all delivered to the saints" Dear friend, whose side of this battle are YOU on? God preserves the believer and secures us for eternal life. It is believed by the time Jude wrote this epistle that all of the other apostles except John had already been martyred. Today on Scandia Bible Church Podcast, Pastor Monty Simao takes a moment … Now in leadership positions, deceivers have crept in and slithered through American denominations infecting countless victims. First and foremost, with the Word of God, applied first to self and then to others b. -- We must therefore contend with vigor, even to the point of agony, for "the faith once delivered to the saints"! “Eternal fire” – a fire that can never be quenched (aka “hell fire”), Vs 9. – “But you…” Building yourselves up – since Christ is the cornerstone of our faith we have a sure foundation to build on. But they arrogantly claim to have the answers and lead many astray. Sermon by William Branham - Earnestly contending for the faith - Preached on Sunday evening, 23rd January 1955 at the Philadelphia Church in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. (1 hour and 22 minutes) It is our objective to … . Date: 10/29/2017 Preacher: Monty Simao, pastor Series: Reformation Sunday Key Text: Jude 3-7 Description: On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther took out a hammer and nailed 95 theses to the castle church door in Wittenberg – an act that would catalyze debate and usher in radical change in the church. There are some today who pervert the grace of God... a. As we begin to focus on the purpose of The Epistle Of Jude, we see that his original desire was to write about our common salvation shared in Christ: "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 for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints." Four reasons the book of Jude was included in the Canon (A.D. 170): due to his being related to Jesus, the fact Jude was an eye-witness of the resurrected Christ, the inspired content of the letter, and Clement of Rome (A.D. 96) supported Jude as authentic. Vs 4. Many Christians don’t contend for the faith because they don’t know why they should. “Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever.” (Hebrews 13:8). Since false teachers were starting to infect the early church, Jude decided to confront the problem. us from falling. The following is an excerpt from The MacArthur New Testament Commentary on Jude 3. Vs 14. So much so, that they engaged in that which was openly shameful (lewd) -- Perhaps they said: "Let us sin so that grace may abound!" “But you…” Remember words spoken by the apostles – warnings of false teachers. Its root word is the word from which we get our English word, agonize. JUDE 19. We don’t know much about Joseph and Simon, but Jude begins his letter by referring to himself as a servant of Christ and “brother of James.”. This established some credibility for Jude right up front. . Vs 13. Our commitment to Christ and His Church requires taking firm strenuous action whenever such action is needed. 1. This I infer from the phrase "the faith which once for all delivered to the saints" a. All three verbs are passive. THE "NEED" TO CONTEND EARNESTLY FOR THE FAITH. Few understand the underlying and ongoing war against the Truth. A. . G. Scripture never denounces gaining knowledge. [Clearly the need to "contend earnestly for the faith" is present, for just as there were those in Jude's day who... - denied the all-sufficiency of God's Word - perverted the doctrine of grace - denied the authority of God and Jesus ...so there are such people today! It is our privilege and responsibility not only to know Christ better and to study the Word, but to preach the truth and fight to preserve it. (We are citizens of heaven!). Make sure that you let them "remove the plank for your own eye" so you will be able to see clear "to remove speck out of your brother's eye" - cf. He will work in me that which is pleasing in his sight (, ), and present me with rejoicing before the throne of his glory. F. Part of contending for the faith is knowing what we believe and why we believe it. Vs 23. Amen. But when people suggest: a. WE MUST USE THE WEAPONS AT OUR DISPOSAL... 1. BLACK darkness is reserved for them “forever”! 3. “Contend earnestly” for the faith – notice the urgency to not only stand against apostates but strongly, firmly, defend the faith. Several months ago I began to study through the Book of Acts trying to find My Church Today , and I couldn’t but help notice the Early Church and it’s Characteristics. This is a cancer in the church where believers who may have started out sincere now mock the spirit of grace. Jude was in the process of planning a correspondence—or perhaps actually writing—to his fellow Christians concerning their common salvation. Every genuine believer should contend for the faith. In writing to several of the churches, Paul also wrote about deceptions such as Gnosticism, legalism, and worldly philosophy. Nothing new under the sun! Vs 3. I will try to unfold the meaning of this doctrine under four headings. And Preserved! A. They eventually abandoned the faith and rebelled, and grumbled against God. The call to "contend earnestly for the faith" is not a license to engage in "contentions" and "outbursts of wrath" - cf. Just because the brilliant Commander in Chief promises victory on the beaches doesn't mean the troops can throw their weapons overboard. Vs 7. Those who have received the truth must contend for it, as the apostles did; by suffering with patience and courage for it, not by making others suffer if they will not embrace every notion we call faith, or important. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. Today, some refer to this as hyper grace. Christ is the Life. a. Verse 3: "Beloved, being very eager to write to you of our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints." earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. This man-pleasing movement prefers to conform to this world and rejects the inerrancy of Scripture. 3. Such qualities as "the meekness and gentleness of Christ" -, . They revel in the idea we are in a postmodern or post-Christian society, and often have a form of godliness but they deny the power of God and the Holy Spirit. “Apostasy” simply means a departure from the true, biblical faith of Christ. Sunday Early AM: 8:45 AM Sunday School: 10:00 AM Sunday Morning: 11:30 AM. 6:12. 31 Therefore be on the alert; ACTS 20:29-31. Contend Earnestly Article by John O. Reid (1930-2016) Vs 15. But it is a call to vigorously contend with all the weapons at our disposal... a. The vivid expression epagonizomai (Gk.) (“, He points out the immorality/destruction of, Trees without fruit – false teachers claim to produce but deliver emptiness. b. “Discernment is not a matter of knowing the difference between right and wrong. Then at the end of his letter in verse 24 he says, "Now to him who is, you from falling and to present you without blemish before the presence of his glory with rejoicing, to the only God . In the first century Jude instructed the church to contend. Some unique descriptors are used for false teachers: clouds without water, trees without fruit, and wandering stars “for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.” Jude issues a call to remember the words of the apostles, and look expectantly for the return of Christ. Matthew 13:55 lists the half-brothers of Jesus as “James and Joseph and Simon and Judas (“Jude” in Greek).” The Apostle John tells us none of Jesus’ brothers believed in Him – until after the resurrection. We are told to earnestly contend. Early church leaders were concerned about false teachings and rightly so. Vs 24 & 25. “Contend earnestly” for the faith – notice the urgency to not only stand against apostates but strongly, firmly, defend the faith. By their setting up other standards of authority for what they believe or do 1) Such as a synod, convention, council 2) Such as a pope, bishop, minister, or their own person 3. When God promises that his church will be kept from defeat, his purpose is not that we lay down our sword and go to lunch, but that we pick up the sword of the Spirit and look confidently to God for the strength to fight and win. Sermons From Jude - Contending Earnestly For The Faith (3-4) << Previous | Index | Next >>. Ungodly, morally perverted, deny Christ (v. 4); defile the flesh, rebellious, ignorant (v. 8); dreamers, self-destructive (v. 10); grumblers, fault-finders, self-seeking, arrogant, flatterers (v. 16); mockers (v. 18); divisive, worldly minded, without the Holy Spirit (v. 19). To deny ungodliness and worldly lusts! Jude is very eager to begin by stressing the security of the believer in God's electing and preserving love. God miraculously delivered the nation of Israel from the bondage of Egypt, but they doubted His promise to bring them to the Promised Land. the lord jesus christ is god manifest in the flesh. We should understand "the how" when it comes to contending earnestly for the faith [In this study, "Contending Earnestly For The Faith", it is "the need" and "the how" that we examine more closely...]. (This includes a call to pray in the will and power of the Holy Spirit.). They revel in the idea we are in a postmodern or post-Christian society, and often have a form of godliness, As disciples, followers of Christ, and lovers of the Truth, we must understand the times in which we live and warn others, The book of Jude (“Judah” in Hebrew) was written just thirty-five years or so after Jesus Christ ascended to Heaven. - cf. 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