(p. 900), αἱ τοῦ χριστοῦ π (p. 901), and even in the N.T. as in 1 Corinthians 11:2, κάθως παρέδωκα ὑμῖν τὰς παραδόσεις κατέχετε, 2 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Timothy 6:20. τὴν παραθήκην φύλαξον. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural.
Wiclif and Rheims are nearly right. Here the design of the epistle is expressed; the end of which exactly answers the beginning. His thought was that when he proposed to write diligently and carefully some need impelled him to write at once, more briefly perhaps than he had purposed.
The word πίστις here is not used in its primary sense of a subjective feeling of trust or belief, but in the secondary sense of the thing believed, the Truth or the Gospel, as in Judges 1:20 below, Galatians 1:23, ὁ διώκων ἡμᾶς ποτε νῦν εὐαγγελίζεται τὴν πίστιν ἥν ποτε ἐπόρθει, also Galatians 3:23, Philippians 1:27, συναθλοῦντες τῇ πίστει τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, where see Lightfoot, Acts 6:7. Jude 1:3 When I gave all diligence to write unto you. 1. When I gave all diligence.--Better, in giving all diligence: i.e., in having it much at heart. "Commentary on Jude 1:3". To contend earnestly for. πᾶσαν σπουδὴν ποιούμενος. Delivering such a message is not as pleasant a task.
Probably from hapas; one time. Cf.
The doctrine of a progressive revelation after the apostles is not found in the New Testament. (d) Of those things that pertain to the salvation of all of us. Galatians 1:23; 1 Timothy 4:1). ], "These efforts are, it is surely unnecessary to add, of a moral and persuasive nature only; all force of a physical nature being expressly forbidden the faithful. It is possible (as is shown by the following examples) for spiritual blessings, once given, to be lost, unless we use every effort to maintain them. Probably from sun; common, i.e. "The problem about the false teachers made me change my plans." The insertion of "God" is, perhaps, a gloss to insist on this latter interpretation. But Luke 2:29, Acts 4:24, Revelation 6:10 countenance our understanding these words as meaning the Father; and the absence of the article before "Lord" is not conclusive. Of the common salvation.--The best MSS. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Library. "Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable". Once and for all. Joseph Benson's Commentary. Compare John 14:26; Galatians 1:6-9. Deuteronomy 9:10 And the LORD delivered unto me two tables of stone written with the finger of God; and on them was written according to all the words, which the LORD spake with you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly. We may gladly admit, as Boyle puts it, that ‘there are passages whose full meaning is reserved to resolve some yet unformed doubt, or to confound some error that hath not yet a name, or to throw fresh light on admitted truths.’ There is, in fact, no definable limit to our profounder insight into the Gospel; but additions to the Gospel itself Scripture disowns. 5. The word to fight, or strive earnestly, means to stand over and defend to the utmost, even to agony; ‘the faith,’ not quite the doctrines of Scripture, still less their belief of them, but the Gospel, as believed by Christian men. For any reliable information concerning him we are shut up to the Holy Scriptures. Acts 9:13 (where see Note), Acts 9:32; Acts 9:41. The love of a minister must not be slack and remiss, but vehement and ardent. Jude was busy on another subject, when he received the news of a fresh danger to the Church, which he felt it his duty to meet at once. 304 e, περὶ οὐδενὸς ἀξίων ἀναξίαν σπουδὴν ποιοῦνται. Invite, invoke.
(a) speed, haste, (b) diligence, earnestness, enthusiasm. 9, πολλὰ δὲ θέλων γράφειν … γράφειν ἐσπούδασα. (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Anyhow, it was his purpose to write on the great truths of the Gospel—the common property of all who believe. 2Peter 1:1.) The word is used advisedly here, in marked contrast to the libertines now to be denounced. Read verse in New American Standard Bible BibliographySchaff, Philip. Like the other two great Facts which we have reviewed--the First Advent of our Lord to this earth and His going away, and the presence now of the Holy Spirit upon this earth--this third great fact of the Redeemer's Return also has a double bearing, a bearing upon the Church and a bearing upon the world. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. "Faith as a mustard seed", & "if you have faith and doubt not", suggest a personal facet that releases God to do what He wanted to do.
Close similarity to 2 Peter begins here and continues down to Jude 1:18; the Notes on the parallel passages in 2 Peter 2 should be compared throughout.
Ant. From the base of peran; properly, through, i.e. has "Faith of Christ", and other versions have reduced this to "faith in Christ", suggesting our faith rather than his faith in us. Possibly the idea was that by keeping the flesh active and busy, the spirit could be freed from its hold in order to develop separately. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". The substance of the faith delivered once for all to the saints of the first age has been verified, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament, Earnestly to contend for the faith once delivered to the saints, Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary, to write to you concerning the common salvation, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Alexander MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture, Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges, [Note: D. Edmond Hiebert, "An Exposition of, ," Bibliotheca Sacra142:566 (April-June1985):144. Denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Hebrews 13:22 And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words. The Greek word here rendered "before ordained" is in Romans 15:4 rendered "written aforetime."