Small Books – Jude

Followers of Jesus are called to persevere in the truth until the end. In part 4 of Small Books with Big Messages, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Jude 1-26.

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Study Notes

A Brief Introduction to Jude

Author: Jude, half-brother of Jesus

Date: AD 60’s

Recipients: Believers, particularly Jewish Christians

Purpose: To encourage believers to hold fast to the faith and reject false doctrine and practices

Some context first…


Understanding the Text

  • Greeting (vv. 1-2)
  • Warning About False Teachers (vv. 3-4)
  • Judgment and Character of False Teachers (vv. 5-16)
  • Call to Persevere (vv. 17-23)
  • Doxology (vv. 24-25)

Applying the Text

  • Practice discernment
  • Hold on to Jesus… He’s holding on to you