Titus brings a word of caution, a reminder that good works must accompany our proclamation of the truth and our defence of the Gospel. The two letters to Timothy encourage him to protect and to preach, while the letter to Titus instructs him to practice those things. While good works in no way lead to salvation, they are the irrefutable evidence of true salvation.
Throughout the history of the Church, there have been those who stirred up trouble and caused dissension. Unfortunately, there are always a few who refuse to repent even when confronted. Admittedly, these situations represent one of the more difficult and unpleasant aspects of ministry and the Christian life.
Throughout the history of the church, there have been those who stirred up trouble and caused dissension. Such troublemakers will always exist. To keep the unity that is so vital in a healthy church, those who habitually and persistently sow discord must be confronted, dealt with, and encouraged to repent.
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If you want to be a person of integrity, think about the consequences of sin rather than its pleasures and focus on Christ each and every day.
Coming to grips with God’s grace will loosen your inclination for sin. Once your faith is placed in Jesus and you’ve experienced His forgiveness, sin’s dominance will be loosed from your life.
From Mark, Luke, 1 Corinthians, and Titus, Pastor Chuck Swindoll helps believers know what they should focus upon to be faithful servants until Christ returns.
Do your words and actions meet up? Your kids may not hear what you’re saying but they definitely notice what you do. Kids benefit from authenticity. If you’re not consistent, they will turn you off.
You are a Christian. You work for someone who is your boss. Your responsibility is to be diligent to the task, being subject to your leader, showing all good faith.
At any age, the greatest thing you can be is yourself. The godliest lifestyle comes out of authentic people who love Christ. That’s a beauty beyond description.