Thursday, July 1
The Complete Picture
think about it.
What instruction does Jude give to keep you on track? Living in a world that's given up on truth, how does Jude's "doxology" (vs. 24-25) encourage you?
Jude does more than just sound the alarm and put out the warning about false teaching. He also gives us encouragement and instruction on standing strong and how we can and should help others do the same. I especially liked verses 20-21, "But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life."
So what does building ourselves up and keeping ourselves in the love of God look like as we stand strong for Christ? Tami W.
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