The Gospel of Jude: An Apostle of Jesus Christ
To Him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you before His glorious presence without fault and with great joy— to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore! Amen.
John: Apostle of Jesus Christ
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. —1 John 3:1 NIV
The Apostle John opens his letter with a bold proclamation. The Heavenly Father of Jesus Christ has poured out such great love upon those have placed their fait . . .
Peter: An Apostle of Jesus Christ
To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.
—1 Peter 1:1, 2 (NIV
The Apostle . . .
James 1:2-3 NIV
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
—James 1:2–3, NIV
How can any believer in Jesus possibly find pure joy in the most gut-wre . . .
Hebrews 13:5, 6 – NIV
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said,
“Never will I leave you;
never will I forsake you.”
So we say with confidence,
“The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” Hebrews 13:5, 6 – NIV
How can anyone live in the worl . . .