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Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: Instruction in Godly Wisdom for Discerning Christians (Part 5)

In his final sermon on Jude, Pastor Joe Babij examines the letter’s doxological ending. After some review, Pastor Babij explains from Jude one more way believers must stand strong and not drift in the midst of apostasy: rest in the one who is for you. 4. Rest in the one who is for you (vv.…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: Instruction in Godly Wisdom for Discerning Christians (Part 4)

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij finishes examining Jude 22-23 and how believers must be rescuers of those caught up in false teaching. Pastor Babij explains the last of the the three ways that you as a believer must rescue the doubting, the duped, and the wandering: A. To those that are doubting: mercy (v.…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: Instruction in Godly Wisdom for Discerning Christians (Part 3)

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins examining Jude 22-23 and how believers must be rescuers of those caught up in false teaching. More specifically, Pastor Babij explains two of the the three ways that you as a believer must rescue the doubting, the duped, and the wandering: A. To those that are doubting: mercy…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: Instruction in Godly Wisdom for Discerning Christians (Part 2)

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Jude 20-21 and Jude’s exhortation to remain in the love of God. Pastor Babij explores what this phrase means practically according to Jude’s explanation: A. By continuing to build (v. 20a) B. By continuing to pray (v. 20b) C. By continuing to wait (v. 21b)

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: Instruction in Godly Wisdom for Discerning Christians (Part 1)

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Jude 17-19 and the need to recall the words of apostolic teaching in light of the definite existence of false teachers. From Jude, Pastor Babij calls on believers to devote themselves to the word of God and remain on guard for the appearance of false teachers in all…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 5

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij examines Jude 14-16 and the fourth characteristic of false apostate teachers: the punishment they earn. Pastor Babij explains from the passage three things that show false teachers have earned their judgment and condemnation: 1. Their condemnation is determined beforehand (v. 14) 2. Their condemnation is definite and comprehensive (v.…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 4

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij pauses his examination of the book of Jude to consider more generally why God judges people at all and judges them so harshly. Many, especially false teachers, would like to dismiss the idea of judgment, but Pastor Babij explains using various Scriptures, why God’s judgment is justified in light…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij considers the third description of false apostate teachers according to Jude: the portraits of deception false teachers exemplify. In Jude 12-13, Jude provides five metaphors that expose the destructive and empty ministries of false teachers: hidden reefs (v. 12a), waterless clouds (v. 12b), fruitless trees (v. 12c), storms that…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij looks at Jude 8-11 and the first two of five characteristics of false teachers: sinful pride (vv. 8-10) and profound resemblance to Old Testament apostates (v. 11). Christians must be careful not follow such teachers, listen to them, or be like them.

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: The Characteristics of False Apostate Teachers, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij looks at Jude 8-10 as Jude begins to describe five characteristics of false teachers so that Christians can identify and avoid such teachers. The first characteristic is pride, which manifests in multiple ways: 1. Sinful Pride Is Depicted in Rebellion (v. 8) 2. Sinful Pride Is Depicted in Arrogance…