Posts with the tag “false-teaching”
Why Should I Contend for the Faith?
by Patrick Swayne on July 14th, 2023
"Contend for the faith" is a command... except it isn't in the text of Jude 3. Instead, it's an infinitive, a verb form that describes an activity that Jude wrote to encourage. His brief epistle not only reveals how to contend for the faith but why one not only should but must do so.
The Way of Cain
by Patrick Swayne on November 10th, 2022
Jude 1:11 describes a way of living called the way of Cain. Interestingly, physically killing one's brother doesn't seem to be in the context. What is the way of Cain, and why should it be avoided by those who are followers of the way of Jesus?