Jude, The Letter of

Jude, The Letter of

One of the “Catholic” or “General” Letters of the NT, attributed to Jude the brother of James (and, hence, apparently, the brother of Jesus). The brief letter deals sharply with the problem of false teachers in the church. Its contents overlap significantly with the contents of 2 Peter.

Outline of Contents


I. Salutation (Jude 1:1-2)

II. Purpose for writing (Jude 1:3-4)

III. Judgment on false teachers (Jude 1:5-16)

IV. Appeal to the community (Jude 1:17-23)

V. Doxology (Jude 1:24-25)

Jude 1:1-2

1Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James,
To those who are called, who are beloved in God the Father and kept safe for Jesus Christ:2May ... View more

Jude 1:3-4

Occasion of the Letter
3Beloved, while eagerly preparing to write to you about the salvation we share, I find it necessary to write and appeal to you to contend ... View more

Jude 1:5-16

Judgment on False Teachers
5Now I desire to remind you, though you are fully informed, that the Lord, who once for all saved a people out of the land of Egypt, ... View more

Jude 1:17-23

Warnings and Exhortations
17But you, beloved, must remember the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;18for they said to you, “In the last time t ... View more

Jude 1:24-25

24Now to him who is able to keep you from falling, and to make you stand without blemish in the presence of his glory with rejoicing,25to the only G ... View more

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