Sunday Text: Jude verses 3-4

3 Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.

4 For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.


Jude calls the audience ___________, which means they are loved by God forever!  Past, present, and future.


This speaks of the faith delivered to the ___________.  That describes one who is set apart, sanctified, made pure.


What comes to mind if you are unconditionally loved by God forever?


Did you know you are made pure in Christ?


Jude describes certain people who crept in.  What did they creep into?


What does it mean that they would pervert the grace of God?



Principle: Prioritizing the Word.

God has given us His Word – the Bible for: (2 Timothy 3:12-13)

  1. ______________________
  2. ______________________
  3. ______________________
  4. ______________________

“That the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.”


How can your family contend for the truth of God’s word?


How can your family help others to be equipped for every good work?



Two big topics were hinted at this week.  Consider for further reading:

Scripture is true and without error

2 Timothy 3:14-17, Hebrews 1:1-2, Jeremiah 1:0-11, Luke 16:29-31, 2 Peter 1:19-21, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, James 4:5, Romans 15:4, Colossians 3:16, 1 John 5:9-12, Matthew 24:35, Matthew 5:18, Isaiah 40:8

God is perfect, sovereign, and in control of everything

Malachi 3:6-7, James 1:17-18, 1 Kings 8:27, Jeremiah 23:23-24, Hebrews 13:5, Matthew 28:18-20, Job 31:4, Job 9:19, Job 31:4, Rev 19:6, Luke 1:37, Isaiah 40:28, Romans 9:13-18, Romans 11:35-36, Psalm 147:5, 1 Timothy 1:17, Jude 1:25, Romans 16:27, Isaiah 48:8, Matthew 6:31-34, Isaiah 6:3, Revelation 4:8, Psalm 111:9, Hebrews 10:26-31