Profitable

Today’s reading: Titus 3:1-11 As we move on in this short Book of Titus, Paul continues to put before Titus (and us) the message and challenge to do good as a follower of Christ. Paul urges us to be intentional about “devoting” ourselves to good...

Helpers

Today’s reading: Psalm 82:1-8; Proverbs 21:13; Proverbs 19:17 Psalm 82 gives us a glimpse of God’s protective and caring nature in that He gives justice to the weak, afflicted and poor, and He rescues those in need. And God expects us to do the same. He...

Displaying Good

Today’s reading: Titus 2:7-8 “Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about...

Self-controlled

Today’s reading: Titus 2:1-15 I couldn’t help but notice that Paul repeatedly gave the command to be “self-controlled” throughout Titus 2–first for older men, next for older and younger women, and lastly, for younger men. Then as he...

Above Reproach

Today’s reading: Titus 1:5-16 As we start into the Book of Titus, Paul, who has been in Crete with Titus, is now sending back instructions to Titus about appointing and putting in place church leaders. Two times in the span of just two verses Paul uses the...