Titus When we live in a Christlike way, ‘those who oppose’ Christ and His Gospel will be ‘put to shame, having nothing evil to say of us’ (2:8). God wants us to live as ‘a people of His own who are zealous for good deeds’ (2:14). If we are to be ‘zealous for good deeds’, […]Read More Journey through the New Testament: Titus & Philemon
Good News of great joy for all nations and all generations The prophecy has been spoken – ‘To us a Child is born, to us a Son is given…’. The prophecy has been fulfilled – ‘Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you: He is Christ the Lord’. Jesus Christ […]Read More The Nativity of the Lord, Midnight: Isaiah 9:1-8; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14
* Saved by grace – “He saved us, but not because of anything we had done to gain His approval. Instead, because of his mercy He saved us” (Titus 3:5). * Saved for good works – “God’s saving kindness … trains us to avoid ungodly lives filled with worldly desires so that we can live […]Read More Saved By Grace, Saved For Good Works, Saved To Be A Witness
Titus 1:1-2:10 How are we to live? We are not to be ‘empty talkers’, people who ‘profess to know God’ and ‘deny Him by their deeds’(1:10,16). We must give no one the opportunity to ‘speak evil of God’s Word’. We must be ‘a model of good deeds’, showing ‘the beauty of the teachings about God […]Read More How are we to live? – We live by the grace of God.