Titus 1:1; Titus 1:3; Titus 1:5; Titus 1:9; Titus 3:5; Titus 3:7
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,
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,
For this reason I left you in Crete, that you would set in order what remains and appoint elders in every city as I directed you,
holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.
He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.