1 Paul, bondman of God, and apostle of Jesus Christ according to [the] faith of God's elect, and knowledge a of [the] truth which [is] according to piety;
2 in [the] hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages of time,
3 but has manifested in its own due season his word, in [the] proclamation with which *I* have been entrusted, according to [the] commandment of our Saviour God;
4 to Titus, my own child according to [the] faith common [to us]: Grace and peace from God [the] Father, and Christ Jesus our Saviour.