Be Ready to Do What is Good
1 Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed
Teach what is Appropriate
1 But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.
Silence the Rebellious
False teachers and false doctrine seemed to plague all the churches in the New Testament.
Qualifications of Elders
As we begin Paul's letter to Titus, we know from verse 5 that Paul and Titus had ministered together in Crete.
Finish the Race and Keep the Faith
We need to fight the good fight, finish the course, and keep the faith.
Be Ready to Preach the Word
We need to hold firmly to the Word of God and its sound doctrine as we fulfill our ministry.
The Power of the Word of God
In a world full of false teachers and persecution, the Word of God is essential for the saving and continuing faith of every believer.
Terrible Times in the Last Days
: We need to turn away from the wickedness and worldliness of false religion, and let the power of God keep us in the Truth in these last days.
Holy and Useful to the Master
We need to seek the cleansing of the Lord, so that we can be someone He can use for His honor.
One Who Doesn't Need to be Ashamed
As we diligently study God's Word and handle it rightly, it leads us to avoid falsehood and stand on God's firm foundation.
The Process of Discipleship
We need to grow in the truths and grace of the Gospel and share those truths with others, so that the Gospel continues to bear fruit.
Because of God's Own Purpose and Grace
As we trust the purpose and grace of God in our lives, we are able to endure whatever suffering comes our way with hope and strength.
Fan into Flames the Gift of God in You
We need a sincere faith driven by a spirit of power and love and discipline.
Fight the Good Fight of Faith
We need to flee from worldly pursuits and chase hard after the attributes of godliness.
Godliness with Contentment is Great Gain
We need to seek to gain godliness instead of wealth.
How to Treat Elders
We should honor faithful ministers, rebuke unfaithful ones, and be careful about who we ordain.
Caring for the Aged
As believers we must learn to care for our families and not expect the church to do it for us.
Set an Example for the Believers
We need to live and speak in such a way as to be an example for other believers.
Training for Godliness
Since we have our hope fixed on God, we should discipline ourselves for the purpose of godliness and the profit it brings to our lives.
Don't Follow What's False
We need to guard ourselves from being led astray by deceitful spirits and false doctrines.
An Early Christian Hymn
We need to support the truth of our common confession that centers in the saving work of Jesus Christ.
Deacons are to be Worthy of Respect
The church needs servants who love the Lord and His people.
Being an Overseer is a Noble Task
All believers should strive to live up to the characteristics required of their overseers.
Instructions for Men and Women
We need to serve in the local church in accordance to the ways that God instructs us.
Pray for Those in Authority
We should pray for those in authority so that we can live peaceful and godly lives and share Christ Jesus freely with those around us.
Not What I Once Was
We should praise God that we are not what we once were, but have received His grace and mercy in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Love Loves the Truth
We should love the truth and hold to the sound teaching of the Gospel.
Avoid the Idle and Disruptive
We are to avoid people who are idle and disruptive and be people who work well.
The Prayer Direction
We should pray that the Lord's word and work spread rapidly and is glorified in us.
Stand Firm and Hold Fast
We need to stand firm and hold fast to the Word of God.
The Man of Lawlessness
We need to be aware of the coming of the lawless one, so we will be prepared but not scared.
God is Just
God's judgment is just; He will punish unbelievers and reward faithful believers.
How to Treat Each Other
We are called to esteem those who labor in the Lord and to love those who walk with us in Faith.
God Has Not Destined Us for Wrath
Because of God's grace and mercy, we need not fear his wrath, but rather hope in the life we have in Him.
Don't Grieve Like Those Who Have No Hope
God's promises concerning our future are an anchor of hope for our souls in the present.
How You Ought to Walk and Please God
God's will is for us to live godly, sanctified lives. We should seek to live in such a way that pleases God.
Abound in Love
We should thank God for the fellow believers He puts in our lives and pray for the Lord to increase our love for one another.
You Accepted the Word of God
We need to receive the Bible as God's Word and allow it to perform its work in us.
Walk in a Manner Worthy of God
Just as Paul and his companions ministered the gospel in godly ways, we should live our lives in a manner worthy of the God who calls us into His own kingdom and glory.
We Give Thanks to God for You
We should thank God for believers who set the right example and send forth the gospel; we should strive to be that kind of Christian.
The Conclusion of the Matter
Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is the duty of all mankind.
Banish Anxiety from Your Heart
We should enjoy our lives and honor our God.
Are You Wise or Foolish?
We need to seek to be wise and not foolish.
In God's Hands
Since our lives are in God's hands, we should devote ourselves to spending every day well.
Being Under Authority
If we are wise, we will submit to the authorities in our lives and live under the fear of God while enjoying the life only He can give.
No One is Righteous
Solomon recognized that no one is righteous. We realize that righteousness only comes through Jesus Christ.
What is Better?
We should seek to maintain a good name and possess the wisdom of the Lord.
Money Can't Buy Happiness
We should not live our lives for things, because they can never satisfy. (see Psalm 37:4)
Guard Your Steps
We need to guard our attitudes and actions in worship and center our lives on revering God and not chasing riches.
Two Are Better than One
We need to walk with others in our lives, because two are better than one.
A Time for Everything
Everything that God allows in our lives has its appropriate time; we should thank God in all circumstances that He is eternally in control.
From the Hand of God
We need to seek the things that are from the hand of God, because all other activities leave us empty.
Everything is Meaningless
If we don't center our lives around God, we will find it all to be meaningless.