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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Curtis P Giese
|Description:||xxx, 410 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Introduction : 2 Peter and Jude preface ; The relationship between 2 Peter and Jude ; Introduction to 2 Peter ; The authorship and canonicity of 2 Peter ; Internal evidence ; External evidence ; Modern theories ; Conclusion ; The date of 2 Peter ; The occasion and apostates of 2 Peter ; The Christian recipients of 2 Peter ; Outline of 2 Peter ; Introduction to Jude ; The authorship of Jude ; The date, occasion, and heretics of Jude ; The Christian recipients of Jude ; The canonicity of Jude ; Outline of Jude --
2. Commentary on 2 Peter --
3. Commentary on Jude.
|Series Title:||Concordia commentary.|
|Other Titles:||Second Peter and Jude
Two Peter and Jude
|Responsibility:||Curtis P. Giese.|
"These two concise epistles confess a rich theology of the end times. They warn against libertine heretics who condone promiscuity as an acceptable expression of the Christian life, and who scoff at Christ's second coming because of his apparent delay. These inspired books of Scripture recall OT events such as the fallen angels' rebellion, the sexual abomination and destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, and Balaam's seduction of Israel. God's earlier acts of judgment and salvation guarantee that he will indeed act again. Christ will return, destroy the present corrupted world, raise all baptized believers, and bring them into the new creation characterized by righteousness. The final day is also the time of severe judgment against the false teachers. This message about the downfall of evildoers provides Gospel comfort to the church, which will be vindicated"--Provided by publisher.
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