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Why was the Devil/Satan not chained and kept in darkness like those angels mentioned in Jude and 2 Peter 2? Simply because he still had a role to fulfil in God's plan of salvation. The time would come when Satan would be banished from the realm of men and returned for one final period of temptation. he took hold of the dragon,... Satan, and bound him for a ...


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Jude 1: 6 And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day. Jude does not say for all angels and did not specifically mention Satan or the devil. Neither does Peter in 2 Peter 2: 4 For if God did not spare angels ...


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The order of Jude (or texts of the NT in general) in Scripture is often seen as chronological, but there is nothing contained within that requires it. The only chronological stamp would be that it must be after 2 Peter (and Peter's death), as it references 2 Peter 2. The debate for many is whether Revelation was written before AD 70 pertaining to some or all ...


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Why might Jude vs. 3 tell us that "faith" had been fully delivered to the saints? Answer: Far more than "faith" is meant here. The statement in Jude vs. 3 applies to all that is contained in the Word of God. While it is true that faith applies to our common salvation in Christ, there is a much more profound meaning than the superficiality ...


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If scripture was synonymous with faith, that would mean that nobody could have the faith Jude spoke of without having "all scripture". If he had written, "...the faith which was once for all written down by the saints", your idea would have had a basis. But faith can be "handed down" verbally, without reading anything. Just ...


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Jude 1:6 And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day. 2Pe 2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; The chain or the ...


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It is imperative that we begin with an understanding of the OT prophetic language and its metaphors. The NT prophesy is in the same style. Without the knowledge of the OT prophetic uses, the NT becomes twisted and misunderstood. In OT prophesy, the word "heavens" was often used for the ruling places and positions of kings and governors. In Deu. ...


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To what dispute is Jude 1:9 referring regarding the body of Moses? Answer: The dispute is between the LORD and Satan from Zechariah 3:2. First, here is verse 1:9 of Jude where the dispute is between Michael and Satan: Jude vs. 9: "But Michael the archangel, when he disputed with the devil and argued about the body of Moses, did not dare pronounce ...


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