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Titus Chapter 1:1-3

Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness,in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began.

Titus 1:1-3
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Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness,
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in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began
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and at the proper time manifested in his word through the preaching with which I have been entrusted by the command of God our Savior;
  1. Who was Paul an Apostle of?
    Titus 1:1
    Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness,
  2. What is our hope?
    Titus 1:2
    in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began
  3. When did God promise this hope?
    Titus 1:2
    in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began
  4. At what time, was the promise of eternal life manifested (brought to light)?
    Titus 1:3
    and at the proper time manifested in his word through the preaching with which I have been entrusted by the command of God our Savior;

TitusChapter1:4-9

Appoint elders in every town as I directed you—if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination.

Titus 1:4-9
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To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
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This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—
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if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination.
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For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,
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but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.
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He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.
  1. How did Paul view Titus?
    Titus 1:4
    To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
  2. Why did Paul leave Titus in Crete?
    Titus 1:5
    This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—
  3. For what purpose did Paul tell Titus to appoint elders in every city, on the Island of Crete?
    Titus 1:5
    This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—
  4. How does Paul describe the character, and the family, of a qualified elder?
    Titus 1:6-7
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    if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination.
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    For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,
  5. To be above reproach, what attitudes and behaviors must an overseer not have?
    Titus 1:7
    For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,
  6. What other qualities must an overseer have?
    Titus 1:8
    but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.
  7. What must he hold firm to?
    Titus 1:9
    He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.
  8. What must an overseer be able to do, to those who contradict?
    Titus 1:9
    He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.

TitusChapter1:10-16

For there are many who are insubordinate, empty talkers and deceivers.They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach.

Titus 1:10-16
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For there are many who are insubordinate, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision party.
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They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach.
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One of the Cretans, a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”
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This testimony is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,
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not devoting themselves to Jewish myths and the commands of people who turn away from the truth.
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To the pure, all things are pure, but to the defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their minds and their consciences are defiled.
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They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good work.
  1. How does Paul describe many insubordinate men?
    Titus 1:10
    For there are many who are insubordinate, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision party.
  2. Why must they be silenced?
    Titus 1:11
    They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach.
  3. What motivates insubordinate men, who upset whole families, to teach what they should not teach?
    Titus 1:11
    They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach.
  4. What are we not to give heed to?
    Titus 1:14
    not devoting themselves to Jewish myths and the commands of people who turn away from the truth.
  5. What do insubordinate men turn to, that makes them turn away from the truth?
    Titus 1:14
    not devoting themselves to Jewish myths and the commands of people who turn away from the truth.
  6. Who do these insubordinate men profess to know?
    Titus 1:16
    They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good work.
  7. How do they deny God?
    Titus 1:16
    They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good work.