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  • Dealing With Rebellious Teachers Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 15, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,168 views

    Apparently they were many Cretins who contradicted the sound teaching of the faithful Word so here Paul gives God's wisdom for dealing with those who refuse to submit to the sound teaching of the Word of God.

    TITUS 1: 10-16 DEALING WITH REBELLIOUS TEACHERS Paul has just told Titus to hold, against all attacks, the faithful Word and to use its teaching to grow others in sound doctrine and in refuting those who contradict (v. 9). Apparently they were many Cretins who contradicted the sound teaching ...read more

  • Appointing Elders In Every Town Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Aug 24, 2013
     | 3,482 views

    God's design appears to be a plurality of elders to oversee the labours of a congregation.

    “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—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. For an ...read more

  • Men Standing Firm Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 1, 2016
    based on 20 ratings
     | 18,657 views

    How was Titus going to "straighten out what had been left unfinished" in Crete? It was an evil land and he was only one man. How did God expect him to do such a daunting task?

    How many of you have ever heard of a television show called “This Old House” (the majority raised their hands). It is a popular home improvement show that is now in its 36th season – that’s 36 years it’s been on TV. It’s popular because people are intrigued with ...read more

  • Elders In The Congregation Part 2 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 20, 2018
     | 4,918 views

    When Paul left Crete, there were certain things that still needed to be set in order; there were false teachers to be silenced, and there was the pressing need for recognized spiritual guides in the assemblies. He left Titus to handle these matters.

    Chapter 1, Verses 5-9 Title: Elders in the Congregation For this reason I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and appoint elders in every city as I commanded you— if a man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of ...read more

  • Hold The Ball Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 7, 2008
    based on 65 ratings
     | 34,742 views

    There are many "self-help" books about how we can have a successful church, but Titus is one of the few divinely inspired books telling us how to do this. What are three of the basic principles a church needs to observe to be successful in God’s eyes?

    OPEN: Several years back, John Brodie, a former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, was used by his team to hold the ball for field goals and extra points after the touchdown. A reporter once asked why a million-dollar player like him would have to do such a menial task. "Well," said ...read more

  • Straightening Out What Is Crooked Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 14, 2008
    based on 65 ratings
     | 13,530 views

    Cretans still live. Liars and evil brutes still walk among us. Who are they, and how can I protect myself against them?

    OPEN: A 3 year old boy went with his father to see a litter of kittens. On returning home, he breathlessly informed his mother, "There were two boy kittens and two girl kittens." "How did you know that?" his mother asked. "Daddy picked them up and looked underneath," he replied. "I think it’s ...read more

  • Leadership Living

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Oct 22, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,871 views

    What is leadership living.. We know that one of the definitions of leadership is the ability to influence people… Are all of us willing to be leaders? Or do we want to be followers? As Christians we are all leaders, we have not been asked if we want to be

    Leadership Living All of us know Bill gates… here is a story about him… Bill Gates in Heaven God called three individuals to announce his intentions toward the human race. At the meeting were George Bush, Vladimir Putin, and Bill Gates. God announced that he was putting an end to the human ...read more

  • Set In Order

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Aug 3, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,696 views

    So the Shepherd – he’s to lead and feed, he’s to choose and cultivate, and he’s to watch and warn.

    1. It must have been something special to serve alongside of Paul the Apostle, to be with him in the ministry! a. Paul was definitely a go-getter. b. Calling him a ball of fire would probably be very accurate. c. He was a man passionately in love with Jesus Christ. d. Willing to do anything. ...read more

  • Biblical Expectations Of An Elder Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Feb 13, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,844 views

    A sermon examining what God expects from an elder.

    Biblical Expectations Of An Elder Titus 1:5-9 Thom Rainer president of LifeWay Christian stores recently asked a few hundred laypersons to write down what they desired of a pastor. He shares some of the top responses that he received: People desire a Pastor who possessed love of congregation, ...read more

  • Choose Godly Leaders Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 6, 2016
     | 6,064 views

    One of the most important thing for a growing church is their need for godly leadership.

    Last Sunday, we began this new series of messages called Grow, Church, Grow! We’re spending the next several weeks studying Paul’s letter of instruction for his young protégé named Titus – the person for whom the writing is named. Titus is ministering on an island ...read more

  • Qualities Of An Elder, Pt. 1 Series

    Contributed by Daniel Devilder on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,408 views

    What type of man makes a good elder/shepherd? This sermon begins to take a look at the Biblical teaching of Titus 1.

    He was not an oil-on-canvas, not a die-cast martyr, a flannel graph figure, or a religious notion. He was man. He was God. And he still is, this Lamb of God. God was pleased to focus all his Love, and all his Truth into this caller and leader of fishemen, and tax collectors and ...read more

  • Qualities Of An Elder, Pt. 2 Series

    Contributed by Daniel Devilder on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,216 views

    pt. two on the qualities of an elder

    Character of an Elder, pt. 2 This week a cherished family member passed away. To some of you, he was dad, grandpa, or husband. To many of the rest of us, he was family under the Fatherhood of God. I learned and saw a lot about Don Nelson Friday and Saturday, as memories and photographs were ...read more

  • A House In Order Series

    Contributed by Phillip Day on Jan 24, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,214 views

    Paul exhorts Titus to maintain a church that is in God’s divine order.

    A House in Order Titus 1:1-16 I. Recall the Straightforward Gospel—the Knowledge of Truth (v. 1-4) a. Definition of “gospel” b. Godly living (v. 1; Titus 2:12) c. Eternal hope (v. 2; 1 Peter 1:3; John 3:16; 1 John 5:11-12) d. Missionary mentality (v. 3; Romans 1:16; Romans 10:1; ...read more

  • Just Preach Faith, It Works!

    Contributed by J. Allen Lucas on Feb 25, 2008
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,653 views

    Though you may be tired and weary, God has not forsaken you. He didn’t put you somewhere so you could struggle but He does have a plan and you are part of it. Just preach faith - it works!

    Just Preach Faith, It Works! Titus 1 In Titus chapter 1 we find a letter written by the apostle Paul to Titus. Historians say that Paul was responding to a letter that Titus had sent to him. Titus was the pastor of the church in Crete. And while pasturing this church he became ...read more

  • A Model To Follow Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Feb 2, 2009
     | 2,964 views

    UNDERSTANDING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THEIR ROLE, WE NEED TO RAISE UP MENTORS OF INTEGRITY.

    a model to follow Titus 1:5-9 INTRODUCTION In 2003, two very interesting quotes were in the newspapers. Parents had been poled and ask who they thought the most influential role models were in the lives of their preteen sons. Who was it bad boy Bart was named the top role model. Parents of ...read more