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Titus 3

NLT 1 Remind the believers to submit to the government and its officers. They should be obedient, always ready to do what is good. NIV 1 Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, NLT 2 They must not slander anyone and must avoid quarreling. Instead, they should be gentle and show true humility to everyone. NIV 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men. NLT 3 Once we, too, were foolish and disobedient. We were misled and became slaves to many lusts and pleasures. Our lives were full of evil and envy, and we hated each other. NIV 3 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. NLT 4 But— When God our Savior revealed his kindness and love, NIV 4 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, NLT 5 he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit. NIV 5 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, NLT 6 He generously poured out the Spirit upon us through Jesus Christ our Savior. NIV 6 whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior, NLT 7 Because of his grace he declared us righteous and gave us confidence that we will inherit eternal life. NIV 7 so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life. NLT 8 This is a trustworthy saying, and I want you to insist on these teachings so that all who trust in God will devote themselves to doing good. These teachings are good and beneficial for everyone. NIV 8 This is a trustworthy saying. And I want you to stress these things, so that those who have trusted in God may be careful to devote themselves to doing what is good. These things are excellent and profitable for everyone. NLT 9 Do not get involved in foolish discussions about spiritual pedigrees or in quarrels and fights about obedience to Jewish laws. These things are useless and a waste of time. NIV 9 But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless. NLT 10 If people are causing divisions among you, give a first and second warning. After that, have nothing more to do with them. NIV 10 Warn a divisive person once, and then warn him a second time. After that, have nothing to do with him. NLT 11 For people like that have turned away from the truth, and their own sins condemn them. NIV 11 You may be sure that such a man is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned. NLT 12 I am planning to send either Artemas or Tychicus to you. As soon as one of them arrives, do your best to meet me at Nicopolis, for I have decided to stay there for the winter. NIV 12 As soon as I send Artemas or Tychicus to you, do your best to come to me at Nicopolis, because I have decided to winter there. NLT 13 Do everything you can to help Zenas the lawyer and Apollos with their trip. See that they are given everything they need. NIV 13 Do everything you can to help Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their way and see that they have everything they need. NLT 14 Our people must learn to do good by meeting the urgent needs of others; then they will not be unproductive. NIV 14 Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order that they may provide for daily necessities and not live unproductive lives. NLT 15 Everybody here sends greetings. Please give my greetings to the believers—all who love us. May God’s grace be with you all. NIV 15 Everyone with me sends you greetings. Greet those who love us in the faith. Grace be with you all.