Apostasy Warning: A Study of the Book of Jude

Apostasy Warning: A Study of the Book of Jude

 
On Wednesday evenings at GPEH (Grace Point at Eagle Heights Church) we are spending this year making our way through the book of Jude. This epistle is one of 5 Jewish epistles alongside Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, and 2 Peter. Though this is a short book, containing only 25 verses of text, it is nonetheless packed full of relevant, useful information.  This letter could have been written today, as we are struggling with the same problems, same heresies, same errors in the church.
 
In Luke 18:8, Jesus asks the question, “ When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?”. Jesus was not speaking out of ignorance. Nor was He questioning whether all believers would be gone when He returns. Instead, He asked the question to spur the disciples on to faithfulness in prayer, to encourage them to keep on in their praying. The church today needs to pray. Read more…


PROFILE OF AN APOSTATE

APOSTATE:  One who has defected from the true, biblical faith.

Jude, the half brother of Jesus (on their mother’s side) is the only New Testament writer that devoted his entire letter     to the subject of apostasy.

He wrote to condemn the apostates and to urge true Christians to “contend for the faith”.

Here is a quick overview of Jude’s Profile of an apostate: Read more…