The Believer's Security Blanket
I want you to take your bibles please and turn to the next to the last book in the bible, the book of Jude. Today we start a brand new series under the general heading a handbook of survival. The book of Jude is very short, only twenty four verses but it is loaded with dynamite. We're going to read together verses one through four. Jude verses one through four. Alright. Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James to them that are sanctified by God the father and preserved in Jesus Christ and called, mercy unto you and peace and love be multiplied. Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation it was needful for me to write unto you and to exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ. I want to ask you a question. What do these schools have in common? Harvard, Yale, Columbia, William and Mary, Dartmouth, Princeton. Well, you say there all colleges. You're right, all universities, right, but what do they have in common? You say, well, they're ivy league schools. Most of them, but what do they have in common? They were all founded and built for the propagation of the gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Every one of them had a bible foundation, every one of them was founded for the preaching of the gospel and the training of ministers and Godly Christian laymen to spread the gospel across America. What a tragedy. The same thing that has happened to these schools has happened to many once great denominations. And the same thing that has happened to many once great denominations has happened Cod help us to many churches. There has been an apostasy, the word apostasy means a falling away from the faith, ...
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