TITUS 3

5 Outlines

 

Titus 3:1-2

GOOD BEHAVIOR

 

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, [2] To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

 

SUBMITTING TOTALLY - Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates,

 

SERVING READILY - to be ready to every good work,

 

SPEAKING GENTLY - To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle,

 

SHOWING MERCY - shewing all meekness unto all men.

 

 

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Titus 3:1-8

GETTING IT RIGHT!

 

A PATTERN TO FOLLOW Vss. 1-2

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, [2] To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

 

A PARDON TO EMBRACE Vss. 3-5 Titus 3:3-5

For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another. [4] But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, [5] Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

 

A POSITION TO ENJOY Vss. 6-7

Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; [7] That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

 

A PRACTICE TO MAINTAIN Vs. 8

This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

 

 

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Titus 3:1-7

THE REMARKABLE CHRISTIAN

 

Introduction - Tell about some of the remarkable Christians you have known personally. Being a remarkable Christian is possible for any Christian. Actually the remarkable Christian is a Christian who is normal. Paul describes the remarkable Christian in these verses.

 

HIS CONDUCT - Vss. 1-2

HIS CONTEMPLATION - Vs. 3 - He remembers His past life.

HIS CONVERSION - Vss. 4-6

HIS CONFIDENCE - Vs. 7

 

 

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Titus 3:1-8

TURNED AROUND!

 

Titus was ministering on the Isle of Crete. He was appointing leaders and teaching Godly living.

In this passage, we are reminded that every born again Christian has a life that has been turned around. At one time we were headed for damnation. We experienced salvation. We are now to live as those who have turned from going to hell and are headed for Heaven.

 

PATTERN OF GOOD BEAHVIOR Vss. 1-2

Here are some of the qualities that a Christian should exhibit.

 

PERVERSION BEFORE SALVATION Vs. 3

It is always good to remember what we were like before we were saved.

 

PRESERVATION BY GRACE Vss. 4-7

It is also good to remember just how much love went into our salvation. God in His grace preserved us from hell fire.

 

PRODUCTION OF GOOD WORKS Vs. 8

See Matthew 5:16.

 

 

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PEACE IN THE CHURCH

Titus 3:8-11

 

As we do the things Paul tells Titus, our churches will tend to be more peaceful.

 

REACH OUT WITH GOOD WORKS Vs. 8

RETREAT FROM FOOLISH QUESTIONS Vs. 9

REJECT HERETICS Vss. 10-11

False teaching has to be dealt with in order for peace to result.

 

 

 

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