Sunday, February 10, 2013


Lesson 2
Jude’s Profile Of False Teachers
Jude 11-25


1. Three examples of punishment are given in verse 11. What are they?
2. What was Cain’s sin (Gen. 4; 1 John 3:15)?
3. What was Balaam’s sin (Num. 22:7ff)?
4. What was Korah’s sin (Num 16:1-3, 31-35)?
5. In verses 12-13 Jude compares the apostates with five different things from nature. What are they?
6. There were only five patriarchs between Adam and Enoch—how then could Enoch be called the seventh from Adam?
7. What according to verse 16 might tempt a person to show respect of persons?
8. Does our murmuring and complaining reveal anything about whom we love most of all?
9. In describing the people addressed in verse 17, what is common to the verse 1 description?
10. What is common in verse 17 with verse 5?
11. What, in verse 17, would make it very unlikely that the epistle of Jude was written in the second century, as some claim?
12. How could “in the last time” be referring to the time when the epistle was written, when nearly 2,000 years have passed and the last day has not yet arrived?
13. Explain how a person who followed after his own lusts would also be a “mocker”?
14. Who is responsible for having faith according to verse 20?
15. What does the word “building” infer about the Christian life?
16. What does the Holy Spirit have to do with our prayers (cf. Rom. 8:26-27)?
17. By mercy out of the love of God we will receive eternal life in only one way in verse 21. What is that way?
18. The “some” of verses 22-23 refers to what people?
19. What is the fire out of which we snatch some?
20. Since God is able to keep us from falling, does this imply that God will keep us from rejecting Him and from choosing to wallow in sin again?
21. In what sense will God keep us from falling?
22. What does it mean to be presented before God faultless?

Multiple Choice: Underline the correct answer

1. According to the Bible there can be but one acceptable stance or posture toward religious error and that is: (A) toleration;    (B) ignoring it; (C) embracing it eagerly; (D) exposure and opposition to it.

2. Balaam and Core (Korah) were contemporary with: (A) Enoch; (B) Moses; (C) Abraham; (D) David

3. The three sins represented by Cain, Balaam, and Korah are:    (A) murder, covetousness, and rebellion; (B) adultery, slander, and blasphemy; (C) slander, theft, and witchcraft; (D) lasciviousness, idolatry, and strifes.

4. (A) Adam; (B) Cainan; (C) Jared; (D) Jacob—was not an ancestor of Enoch.

5. The two Bible characters who escaped having to meet the experience of physical death were: (A) Adam and Eve; (B) Abraham and Jacob; (C) Enoch and Elijah; (D) David and Daniel; (E) Isaiah and Jeremiah.

6. The Patriarchal Dispensation (Age) has been accurately called: (A) the moonlight age; (B) the starlight age; (C) the sunlit age; (D) the age of no knowledge relative to final things.

Scriptural Fill-In: Each blank requires only one word (uses KJV)

1. “___________ unto them! for they have ___________ in the ___________ of ___________, and ran ___________ after the error of ___________ for ___________, and ___________ in the ___________ of ___________.”

2. “And ___________ also, the ___________ from ___________, ___________ of these, saying, ___________, the Lord cometh with ten ___________ of his ___________,”

3. “To ___________    ___________ upon all, and to ___________ all that are ___________ among them of all their ___________ deeds which they have ___________ committed, and of all their hard speeches which ___________ sinners have ___________ against him.”

4. “___________ be they who ___________ themselves, ___________, having not the ___________.”

5. “___________ yourselves in the ___________ of God, ___________ for the ___________ of our ___________ Jesus ___________ unto ___________    ___________.”

6. “Now ___________ him that is ___________ to ___________ you from ___________, and to ___________ you ___________ before the ___________ of his ___________ with ___________ joy,”

True or False: Put either a “T” or “F” in the blanks

_____ 1. The world’s first murder was committed by an evil man (Cain) upon an innocent and righteous man (Abel).

_____ 2. Theistic evolution has tremendous regard and high respect for the Genesis record of origins and has never sought to tamper with such or rewrite it.

_____ 3. Jude 23 gives Christians Scriptural sanction to use violence and force in soul saving.

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