In Simon Peter’s eyes, the mercy of forgiveness is, perhaps, matched only by the awe of experiencing trust after his threefold denial. That redemptive event in Peter’s life fueled profound letters—letters of caution and hope, grave counsel, and unimaginable promise.
Jude is too often ignored because of its short length and forceful content. Regardless, it is dominated by God’s love and is a source of significant instruction for the church.
In this commentary, Robert Harvey and Philip H. Towner explore the subjects of composition, canonicity, purpose, and theology. Finally, they show how all these connect for today’s church.