This chapter forms an introduction to the letter of Jude. Introductory matters addressed include authorship, Jude and his circle, the date and occasion of writing, Jude and pseudepigraphic literature, and Jude’s genre and structure.
Why should Christians contend for the faith? It is because Christ is worth it, the Bible commands it, martyrs died for it, and the lost are worth it. These are four reasons for defending the faith motivated by Jude 4.