SPEAK THE THINGS THAT BECOME SOUND DOCTRINE

Tit 2:1-2  “But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.” In the previous chapter of this epistle, Paul has spoken about the vanity and general unruliness of those that Titus would labor among in Crete. Here, Titus is being encouraged … Continue reading SPEAK THE THINGS THAT BECOME SOUND DOCTRINE

UNTO THE PURE

Tit 1:15-16  “Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled. They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.” Man’s view of life is directly … Continue reading UNTO THE PURE

NOT GIVING HEED TO FABLES

Tit 1:12-14  “One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies. This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply,that they may be sound in the faith; Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.” It is helpful, when we are … Continue reading NOT GIVING HEED TO FABLES

WHOSE MOUTHS MUST BE STOPPED

Tit 1:10-11  “For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision: Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.” Ecclesiastes, chapter one, verse nine, tells us “there is no new thing under the sun.” While we may have found … Continue reading WHOSE MOUTHS MUST BE STOPPED

A BISHOP MUST BE BLAMELESS

Tit 1:7-9  “For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be … Continue reading A BISHOP MUST BE BLAMELESS

FOR THIS CAUSE I LEFT THEE IN CRETE

Tit 1:5-6  “For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.”  Throughout Paul’s ministry, we find … Continue reading FOR THIS CAUSE I LEFT THEE IN CRETE

MANIFESTED HIS WORD IN DUE TIMES

Tit 1:1-4  “Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness; In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began; But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, … Continue reading MANIFESTED HIS WORD IN DUE TIMES