Thematic Bible: Titus 1

Titus 1:1 (show verse)

Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,

Titus 1:2 (show verse)

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before times eternal;

Titus 1:3 (show verse)

but in his own seasons manifested his word in the message, wherewith I was intrusted according to the commandment of God our Saviour;

Titus 1:4 (show verse)

to Titus, my true child after a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Saviour.

Titus 1:5 (show verse)

For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that were wanting, and appoint elders in every city, as I gave thee charge;

Titus 1:6 (show verse)

if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children that believe, who are not accused of riot or unruly.

Titus 1:7 (show verse)

For the bishop must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, no brawler, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Titus 1:8 (show verse)

but given to hospitality, as lover of good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled;

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holding to the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able to exhort in the sound doctrine, and to convict the gainsayers.

Titus 1:10 (show verse)

For there are many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision,

Titus 1:11 (show verse)

whose mouths must be stopped; men who overthrow whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

Titus 1:12 (show verse)

One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, idle gluttons.

Titus 1:13 (show verse)

This testimony is true. For which cause reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Titus 1:14 (show verse)

not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.

Titus 1:15 (show verse)

To the pure all things are pure: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Titus 1:16 (show verse)

They profess that they know God; but by their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.