Greeting

1 Paul, a servanta of God and 1an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect and 2their knowledge of the truth, 3which accords with godliness,
2 4in hope of eternal life, which God, 5who never lies, 6promised 7before the ages beganb
3 and 8at the proper time manifested in his word 9through the preaching 10with which I have been entrusted 11by the command of God our Savior;
4 To Titus, 12my true child in 13a common faith: 14Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.