Archive for January, 2011

Sound Doctrine

January 31, 2011 Leave a comment

In 2:1, Paul tells Titus to teach “sound doctrine.”

I wonder how much sound doctrine is common sense, and how much goes against the grain.

Categories: paul, Titus

Summary of Titus 2

January 30, 2011 Leave a comment

What to teach, summarized.

Categories: outline, Titus


January 29, 2011 Leave a comment

In verse 16, Paul reminds us that it’s by our actions that our belief in God is proved.

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To Refute or Not to Refute?

January 28, 2011 Leave a comment

I don’t believe this question is answered in this week’s passage.  But it’s an important issue to consider.

When do you argue, and when do you hold your tongue?

Categories: Titus

Silencing the Rebellious

January 27, 2011 Leave a comment

The commentaries on verses 10-16 agree that although the specifics of the heresy are unclear, it is important that Christians face lies directly and assertively.

Categories: Titus

Qualities of an Elder

January 26, 2011 Leave a comment

In verses 5-9, Paul writes that an elder in the church should behave like an elder outside the church, too.

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January 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Titus is named 13 times in the New Testament.

He is mentioned most frequently in 2 Corinthians.  Paul refers to Titus as “my brother” and an encouragement.

So Paul and Titus had many common interests and experiences before this letter was written.

Categories: paul, Titus
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