Titus 1:5; Titus 1:13; Titus 2:15; Titus 3:8
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,
This testimony is true. For this reason reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,
These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you.
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.