Category Archives: Titus

The Father, through the sanctifying Spirit, for obedience to Jesus

We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. He called you … Continue reading

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Consider the kindness of God, provided that you continue in his kindness

But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.

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Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord Almighty is his name

I called on your name, Lord, from the depths of the pit. You heard my plea: “Do not close your ears to my cry for relief.” You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” You, … Continue reading

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Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities

Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.For it … Continue reading

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Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap (Jesus) in his words

They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. You aren’t swayed by others, … Continue reading

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Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones … For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. … At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all … Continue reading

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For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son

When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways. … Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he … Continue reading

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Be pure and blameless

Do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Urge the younger women … Continue reading

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The lowly he sets on high

Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone. … Humble yourselves, therefore, … Continue reading

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To God’s elect

(You) have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.

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