The Angel of the LORD - the pre-incarnate Christ

Sunday's sermon at Neutral Bay Anglican on Jude 1-13 raised, once again, the issue of the presence of the Second Person of the Trinity in the Old Testament. In particular Jude makes the striking claim that… Jude 1:5 … the Lord [Jesus] delivered his people out of Egypt… A quite remarkable statement, but one which […]

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Jude and the Angel of the Lord

I've spent a fair bit of the first half of this week pushing through Jude, the penultimate book in the New Testament in preparation for Sunday's sermon. It's a slightly obscure little letter dealing with a fairly simple subject (God's wrath against false teachers) but using a number of challenging and confusing images. For example, […]

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