Was Jude Condemning Homosexuality,a Gift to Mankind from God?

I have repeatedly been warned by Professional Faith  Merchantsthat "Jude -- 'the Lord's brother' -- condemned homosexuality!"

Some Christians encouraged by their Professional Faith Merchant, the20th Century antichrists, use the book of Jude as added proof that homosexualsand homosexuality is condemned by God.  However, is this really so?Let's rely on the Spirit of God, not the Spirit of Satan, to analyze thisBook.

Who was Jude?

Was Jude condemning homosexuality?

The scripture cited is,

Jude 1:7-8

7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha (sic), and the cities about them in likemanner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strangeflesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternalfire.

8 ¶ Likewise also these [filthy] dreamers defile the flesh, despisedominion, and speak evil of dignities.

First, who was Jude?

Was he an ordained Apostle of Jesus Christ?


Was Jude the brother of Jesus Christ?

No! But what difference would that make! Relationship doesn'tautomatically mean the conveyance of authority? Jude himself, says whohe was,

Jude 1:1
 1 ¶ JUDE, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother ofJames, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preservedin Jesus Christ, [and] called:


Jude was “the brother of James, and one of the ‘brethren of theLord,’” meaning that he was a believer and follower of Jesus Christ. Hehad no commission nor authority to write a record of binding scripture.The Book of Jude is simply a record written by a follower of Christ withor without specific knowledge of the things he wrote about and in no way,is to be interpreted as binding on all Christians! Simply put, the Bookof Jude is the personal opinion of Jude not binding on any Christian!

As a fellow Christian and maybe of questionable authority in Christ’schurch, the principle purpose of Jude’s letter was simply to admonish Christiansto stay steadfast in and maintain their faith in Jesus Christ. Jude wasnot an Apostle and there is no record of his being ordained to any positionin the Church, as such, Jude had no ecclesiastical authority from Christor the other Apostles to make or enunciate doctrine for Christ’s church. However, in this short letter Jude pleads with believers to refuse to compromiseor water down the faith that they had received from the apostles and notgive in to the antichrist among them. Rome was becoming increasingly importantin their lives and all types of sexual perversions like bestiality werecommonplace.

Today, we are living in a day when many churches are not only compromisingand watering down the historic biblical faith as irrelevant and too hardto adhere to however their Professional Faith Merchants are adding theirfavorite commandments of men to which Christ never even, so much as, hinted. Many churches no longer preach the gospel of Christ, they distort the meaningof the cross, and preach that man is saved only by grace without havingto repent or bothering to define what that grace or the extent of thatsalvation is and is not. They distort and bastardize the other fundamentals(basics) of the Biblical Christianity.

There are countless churches and denominations in the land that wereat one time spiritual beacons, lighthouses of the gospel are  noware merely religious tombs mouthing religious platitudes but with littleor no life-giving, life-sustaining message.  Their message is voidof God's love.  God's love is found in the gospel of Jesus Christand in the message and purpose of the His life not in the distorted writingsof that antichrist Saul of Tarsus who sought to and did destroy the Gospelof Jesus Christ.

“Preachers,” Professional Faith Merchants, who should know better oftenwater down their message so as not to offend their big contributors, becausethey don’t understand the message of the gospel themselves. These “Preachers”take the easy way out after graduating from Theological college and relyon what they were taught by other men rather than using it as an educational tool, a discipline with which to reach out and seek God. They seek to be all things and to teach all things to everyone, hence theyare of little use to God in their compromising positions.

STAND UP FOR THE TRUTH. THE TRUTH IS VERY SIMPLE AND EASY TO UNDERSTANDAND COMPREHEND! Therein lies the problem! THE TRUTH is too simple and tooeasy to understand and liked the pagan Catholic church, they must mystifyand make unintelligible to the common man! That was not Christ's Gospel!It is man’s nature to complicate simplicity! With the help of his ProfessionalFaith Merchant, man seeks to heap unto himself diverse contentious spiritsand doctrines of Satan!

Jude's letter begins according to the paraphrase of the ProfessionalFaith Merchant,

"Dear friends, although I was eager to write to you about the salvationwe share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith thatwas once for all entrusted to the saints [believers]."

Jude 1:3

 3 ¶ Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto youof the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort[you] that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once deliveredunto the saints.

Clearly Saints are not beatified but are just your everyday, common,ordinary believer in the Gospel of Jesus Christ!

Continuing, the Professional Faith Merchant's paraphrase or revision,"For certain people whose condemnation was written about long ago havesecretly slipped in among you.  These are godless people, who changethe grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christour only Sovereign and Lord."

Jude 1:4

 4 For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were beforeof old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace ofour God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our LordJesus Christ.

Organized Churches, as in this day, abounded with false teachers whoare in the ministry for reasons other than teaching the gospel of JesusChrist.  Today, some have come from seminaries and colleges that arefilling the pulpits of their churches with ministers of error, untruthsand ungodly messages and their pews with sheep that take Christ's analogyliterally and refuse to think for themselves but must be spoon fed alltheir beliefs.  Sound Biblical doctrine is completely out of stepand foreign to with many evangelicals today.

Some of these Professional Faith Merchants have sized up their professionstating that even with their theological degrees, many preachers, denominationalleaders and church leaders do not measure up to the Biblical standardsand as a result they have either introduced or legitimized immoral behaviorin the churches.

But what is immorality?

The word, “immorality” or “morality” is not found in the Bible!It wasn’t even a word until it was coined by the Catholic Church afterthe time of Christ as some sort of scripturally based concept of purity.Christ didn’t preach some noble, high and mighty platitudes or clichésbut used examples or parables that common people could relate to in theireveryday lives. Christ gave man practical examples of the TWO (2) COMMANDMENTSHe reiterated for and gave man to observe,

Matthew 22:36-40

  36 Master, which [is] the great commandment in the law?

   37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thyGod with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

 38 This is the first and great commandment.

 39 And the second [is] like unto it, Thou shalt lovethy neighbour (sic) as thyself.

 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

Read Verse 40 again. “On these two commandments hang all the lawand the prophets,” which is to say that ALL THE LAWS and ALL THE PROPHETSsince the beginning of time were given to man for the expressed purposeof teaching and getting man to adhere to these two commandments only! Allother verbiage is simply commentary, some of which are the commandmentsof men he teaches for doctrines of God!

In essence, with God, Christ, there was no immorality but that of notloving your neighbor as yourself and thereby not loving God!

The Professional Faith Merchant who wrote the original, wrote and Iquote, “Some ‘Preachers’ contend that, ‘Sin becomes a mistake and is causedby a poor environment rather than what the Bible declares sin to be; missingGod's standard of perfection.’”

CORRECTION: The Bible does not declare sin to be “missing God'sstandard of perfection.” By definition, being "human" means "imperfection"and “missing God's standard of perfection.” The only thing Christ saidwas a sin was,

John 16:9

 9 Of sin, because they believe not on me;

Christ taught about what has been coined as sexual immorality but itwas in the context of promiscuity and heterosexual prostitution.

John 8:3-11

 3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman takenin adultery; and when they had set her in the midst,

 4 They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery,in the very act.

 5 Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned:but what sayest thou?

 6 This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accusehim. But Jesus stooped down, and with [his] finger wrote on the ground,[as though he heard them not].

 7 So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, andsaid unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast astone at her.

 8 And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.

 9 And they which heard [it], being convicted by [their own] conscience,went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, [even] unto the last: andJesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.

 10 When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman,he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemnedthee?

 11 She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither doI condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

Again, the Professional Faith Merchant who wrote the original, wroteand I quote, “Some ‘Preachers’ contend that, ‘Sin becomes a mistake andis caused by a poor environment rather than what the Bible declares sinto be; missing God's standard of perfection.’”

1st) He asks the reader to accept his analysis without providing anyproof of what he says. Also, this same individual, is undoubtedly quickto contend that we are all “sinners” and “fall short” of the perfectionof God anyway, so why is he all bent out of shape for claiming “some ‘Preachers’contend that, ‘Sin becomes a mistake and is caused by a poor environmentrather than what the Bible declares sin to be...?’”

2nd) If we were perfect as Christ was, we would no longer be here butwould be translated in a blink of an eye to immortality, not tasting ofdeath as was Enoch and Elijah.

3rd) He should thank his lucky stars that people aren’t perfect as wasChrist was so humans are still living mortal lives on earth, giving himsomething to rail about and a profession to which he can dedicated himself!

He wrote, “Our churches need to take the exhortation of Jude seriously. We need churches and pastors who adhere to and contend for sound biblicaldoctrine.  We need churches and pastors who abide by and teach biblicalmorality.”

We have already examined what the Christ taught about morality! But,what does he content Jude’s exhortation was? He used the following to justify his condemnation

Jude 1:7-8

7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha (sic), and the cities about them in likemanner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strangeflesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternalfire.

8 ¶ Likewise also these [filthy] dreamers defile the flesh, despisedominion, and speak evil of dignities.

In verse 7 we read, "Even as Sodom and Gomorrha (sic), and the citiesabout them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and goingafter strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeanceof eternal fire. "

What is “strange flesh” and what was Jude referring to?

Some Professional Faith Merchants contends that is homosexuality! Butis it?

What is so strange about human flesh to another human?

What is natural about bestiality?

If Jude was referring to homosexuality, although the word, “homosexual”didn’t exist until coined by the American Government in 1892, why didn’t he use the wording attributed to Saul of Tarsus but later incorporatedby the pagan Catholic minions of Satan doing the translation, e.g. “menlying with men?”

Is bestiality then not the “strange flesh” and not homosexuality whichProfessional Faith Merchants so rancorously and blasphemously use to railagainst your homosexually gai fellowman? Is bestiality not loving, expressinglove and showing his love for another human being? Christ said, “God islove.”

The Professional Faith Merchants contends that Jude was also addressingsexual immorality and perversion stating "in Jude’s opinion, sexual immoralityand perversion is any and all kinds of sexual behavior and acts that areacted upon out of the bounds of commitment and covenant." I LOVE IT!By his own words, The Professional Faith Merchant has just condemned himself!

I have been instrumental in joining several gai couples in the bondsof a committed covenant. Gai couples should stop referring to bonding as"Marriage" because God only knows how that infuriates homosexual homophobes.I commend that gai people consider using the same term God uses when theyunite together in the "BONDS OF HOLY COMMITTED COVENANT," for asGod said, "whatsoever be bound on earth shall be bound in heaven," thereforeit is Holy, and gai people make a covenant and commitment to each other.

Before jumping to conclusions and stating that Jude is referring tohomosexuality people need to know what the sins of Sodom and Gomorrah wereand why these cities were judged to be wicked.

Wisdom 19:13

¶13 the sin of Sodom was a "bitter hatred of strangers" and"making slaves of guests who were benefactors."

Isaiah 1:9-10

 9 Except the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant,we should have been as Sodom, [and] we should have been like untoGomorrah.

 10 ¶ Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom;give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 23:14

 14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing:they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the handsof evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness: they are all ofthem unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.

Ezekiel 16:49-50

 49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride,fulness (sic) of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in herdaughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

 50 And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me:therefore I took them away as I saw [good].


Zephaniah 2:8-11

¶8 I have heard the reproach of Moab, and the revilings (sic) ofthe children of Ammon, whereby they have reproached my people, and magnifiedthemselves against their border.

¶9 Therefore, as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel,Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorraheven the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation:the residue of my people shall spoil them, ands the remnant of my peopleshall possess them.

¶10 This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproachedand magnified themselves against the people of the LORD of hosts.

¶11 The Lord will be terrible unto them: for he will famish allthe gods of the earth; and men shall worship him, every one from his place,even all the isles of the heathen.


Matthew 10:5-15

¶5 These twelve Jesus sent forth and commanded them saying, Gonot into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enterye not:

¶6 But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

¶7 And as ye go, preach, saying, the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

¶8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast outdevils: freely ye have received, freely give.

¶9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses,

¶10 Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes,nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.

¶11 And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, inquire whoin it is worthy; and there abide till ye go thence.

¶12 And when ye come into an house, salute it.

¶13 And if the house be worthy, let your peace be upon it: butif it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.

¶14 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, whenye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.

¶15 Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the landof Sodom and Gomorrha  (sic) in the day of judgment, then forthat city.

Christ so much as stated that the story of Sodom and Gomorrah at thattime was and would be perverted and misunderstood for financial gain inour day by, Professional Faith Merchants who teach for doctrine of God,commandments of men!

After reminding people of the ONLY TWO COMMANDMENTS of God, Christstated,

Matthew 22:40

 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

Again, “ON THESE TWO (2) -- not 10, 12 or 613 but 2 -- HANG (restthe purpose of) EVERY LAW AND EVERY PROPHET.” Or in other words,If you have or hear other commandments or laws, they are the commandmentsof men, your Professional Faith Merchants, who teach for My doctrine, commandmentsof men!

The passage in Jude, had nothing to do with homosexuality nor homosexuals. It is, as it plainly states, addressing what has become known as sexualimmorality and sexual perversion, not normal, natural, God-ordained sexuality. Remember, our natural sexuality, whether heterosexual or homosexual, isfrom our Creator - God, viz. “a gift from God!” Certainly there are aspectsof both homosexuality and heterosexuality that are immoral and perverse,however, no blanket condemnation is legitimate in either case.

David R.W. Wadsworth
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