Titus 1:1-4; Titus 1:7; Titus 1:16; Titus 2:5; Titus 2:10-11; Titus 2:13; Titus 3:4; Titus 3:8
Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,
in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,
but at the proper time manifested, even His word, in the proclamation with which I was entrusted according to the commandment of God our Savior,
To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,
They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.
to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.
not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared,
This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for men.