Titus 3:1-3:7

What A Difference Grace Makes

Our study of Titus takes us to the first part of chapter three today on Bridging the Gap. It is not only good - but necessary that we remember what we used to be like before God poured out His Grace upon us. And so as we consider our past condition - we?ll be reminded of our present obligation as Christians - to God and others here today.

  1. Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
  2. To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.
  3. For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
  4. But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared,
  5. Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
  6. Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;
  7. That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.