The Protection from Apostasy

Sunday, February 24th 2019  |  Jude 1:20-25 Jude has been pounding away the warning about apostates within: What happened to make them that way, what they look like in action, and the results of their “ministry”, and what their destiny will be. Now he turns his attention to his beloveds, his dear brothers and sisters […]

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Apostates in Their Midst!

Sunday, February 10th 2019  |  Jude 1:12-16 Jude is deeply concerned for the spiritual, moral and social health of the local body of Christ. He illustrates apostate teachers in their midst with five metaphors from nature. These metaphors were things everyone in the ancient near east would immediate connect with. After that he appeals to […]

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The Exposure of Apostate Teachers

Sunday, February 3rd 2019  |  Jude 1:5-13 We’ve all heard of the wolf in sheep’s clothing. Last Sunday Jude showed us that apostasy migrates downhill in an individual: from ungodliness (rebellion/disbelief), to licentiousness (immorality), and finally to denial of key doctrines of the faith (telling God He’s wrong and the apostate is right). Today Jude […]

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The Descent Into Apostasy

Sunday, January 27th 2019  |  Jude 1:4-7 There are three sequential steps into full blown apostasy. Know them, know the signs and we have a fighting chance to stop them in our churches and in ourselves! “The greatest danger to the church today is not humanism, paganism, atheism or agnosticism. The greatest danger is not […]

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Sunday, January 13th 2019  |  Jude 1:1-3 The compact, 25 verse sermon of Jude packs a powerful punch about the maximum effort, high priority call of the local church and all believers to contend for the “The Faith” (the body of doctrines which are given in all scripture). No one is excused, and no one […]

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