Sermon Series
  • 1. Those Who Must Be Silenced

    Contributed on Mar 11, 2017
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    In Titus 1:10–16, Paul first gives a general 1) description of false teachers in the church who are to be silenced (Titus 1:10–13a). He then specifies 2) What the reaction to those should be (Titus 1:13b–14) and 3) Evaluates their lives (Titus 1:15–16).

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  • 2. Leading By Example

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2017
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    Effective Gospel Ministry must be 1) Committed to God’s Mastery (Titus 1:1a), 2) Committed to God’s Mission, Message and Means (Titus 1:1b-3), as well as 3) Committed to God’s Members (Titus 1:4).

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  • 3. Qualifications Of A Pastor

    Contributed on Feb 25, 2017
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    Church leaders are to have unblemished 1) public reputations (Titus 1:6a) and must qualify in four specific areas: sexual morality (Titus 1:6b), family leadership (Titus1:6c), general character (Titus 1:7–8), and teaching skill (Titus 1:9).

    For the greater part of this century, evangelical Christianity has been deeply committed to the battle for doctrinal purity. But in many circles in recent years it has not been as committed to moral purity, even among its leaders. Inevitably the church has experienced erosion of its integrity and ...read more

  • 4. The Character Of A Healthy Church

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2017
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    The patterns of holy living that make for effective witness are here given as the distinguishing marks of the Christian groups addressed to: 1) Older Men (Titus 2:2), 2) Older Women (Titus 2:3–4a), 3) Young Women (Titus 2:4b–5), and 4) Young Men (2:9)

    Healthy things grow, but growth in itself must never be the aim. If it is, unhealthy things will be permitted. Commonly we understand the difference between someone who eats right and exercises that achieves health and someone who is sedentary and eats poorly who grows in obesity. God’s primary ...read more

  • 5. The Value Of Work

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2017
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    Workers show the Godly value of work, when their labors are: 1) Submissive (Titus 2:9a), 2) Selfless (Titus 2:9b), not 3) Subjective (Titus 9c) or 4) Stealing (Titus 2:10a) but 5) Steady (Titus 2:10b)

    The only scheme the New Testament knows for evangelization is personal, apart from the proclamation of God-called and anointed and gifted preachers. Approximately ninety percent of all people surveyed as to how it was that they came to know Jesus Christ pointed to a personal witness, a friend, ...read more

  • 6. Grace Awakening

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2017
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    The Apostle Paul gives four aspects, or realities, of God’s redemptive grace, in salvation from: 1) The Penalty (Titus 2:11), 2) The Power (Titus 2:12), 3) The Presence (Titus 2:13), and 4) The Possession (Titus 2:14) of sin.

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  • 7. The Preacher's Authority

    Contributed on Apr 29, 2017
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    In Titus 2:15 the Apostle Paul shows the Preacher’s Authority through 1) The Authority of the Word (Titus 2:15a), 2) The Authority to Exhort (Titus 2:15b) and 3) The Authority to Rebuke (Titus 2:15c).

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  • 8. The Christian’s Responsibility In Society

    Contributed on May 21, 2017
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    1) Our duties as Christians (Titus 3: 1–2), 2) Our former condition of unbelief and sin (Titus 3: 3), 3) Our salvation through Jesus Christ (Titus 3: 4–7), and 4) Our mission to an unbelieving, lost world (Titus 3: 8).

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  • 9. Relationships

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2017
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    Within the assembly, watch for: 1) Relationships with false teachers (Titus 3:9), 2) With factious people (Titus 3:10–11), 3) With fellow servants (Titus 3:12–13), and 4) With faithful friends (Titus 3:14–15).

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  • 10. Leading By Example

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2021
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    Effective Gospel Ministry must be 1) Committed to God’s Mastery (Titus 1:1a), 2) Committed to God’s Mission, Message and Means (Titus 1:1b-3), as well as 3) Committed to God’s Members (Titus 1:4)

    Titus 1:1-4 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness. 2 in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began. 3 and at the proper time manifested in ...read more

  • 11. Qualifications For Elders

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2021
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    Church leaders are to have an 1) Unblemished public reputation (Titus 1:6a) and must qualify in the specific areas of: 2) Sexual morality (Titus 1:6b), 3) Family leadership (Titus1:6c), and finally 4) General character (Titus 1:7–9).

    Titus 1:5-9 5 This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you 6 if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination. 7 For ...read more

  • 12. Those Who Must Be Silenced

    Contributed on Oct 14, 2021
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    1) Description of Those Who Must be Silenced (Titus 1:10–13a), 2)Reaction to Those who Must be Silenced, 3) Evaluation of Those Who Must be Silenced (Titus 1:15–16).

    Titus 1:10–16. 10 For there are many who are insubordinate, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision party. 11 They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach. 12 One of the Cretans, a prophet of ...read more

  • 13. The Character Of A Healthy Church

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2021
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    The distinguishing marks of a Healthy Church regarding 1) Older Men (Titus 2:2), 2) Older Women (Titus 2:3–4a), 3) Young Women (Titus 2:4b–5), and 4) Young Men (Titus 2:6–8).

    Titus 2:1-8. But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. 2 Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. 3 Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is ...read more

  • 14. Grace Awakening

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2021
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    1) The Penalty (Titus 2:11), 2) The Power (Titus 2:12), 3) The Presence (Titus 2:13), and 4) The Possession (Titus 2:14) of sin.

    Titus 2:11-14. [11] For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, [12] training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, [13] waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our ...read more

  • 15. The Preacher's Authority

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2021
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    1) The Authority of the Word (Titus 2:15a), 2) The Authority to Exhort (Titus 2:15b) and 3) The Authority to Rebuke (Titus 2:15c). Using the word of God, it is the command to hear, believe and obey God.

    Titus 2:15. 15 Declare these things; exhort and rebuke with all authority. Let no one disregard you. (ESV) When I grew up in Toronto, I attended the Catholic Church, went to Catholic schools and participated in Catholic service originations. I sought to be faithful to what I thought God desired. I ...read more

  • 16. The Christian's Responsibility In Society

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2021
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    1) Our duties as Christians (Titus 3: 1–2), 2) to our former condition of unbelief and sin (Titus 3: 3), 3) To our salvation through Jesus Christ (Titus 3: 4–7), and finally 4) To our mission to an unbelieving, lost world (Titus 3: 8).

    Titus 3:1–8. Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, 2 to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people. 3 For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves ...read more

  • 17. Relationships

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2021
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    1) Relationships with false teachers (Titus 3:9), 2) With factious people (Titus 3:10–11), 3) With fellow servants (Titus 3:12–13), and 4) With faithful friends (Titus 3:14–15).

    Titus 3:9-15. But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless. 10 As for a person who stirs up division, after warning him once and then twice, have nothing more to do with him, 11 knowing that such a person is warped ...read more