Verse 1 The author introduces himself as Jude, the brother of James. These are the brothers of Jesus. They did not believe while Jesus lived but came to the faith after Jesus ascended back into heaven. Verse 2 The letter was an open letter to all Christians. Verse 3 Jude launches immediately into his reason for writing, saying “it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith” (KJV). Contend means to ‘struggle for’, or ‘fight in its defense’. He speaks not......