Some explanations have been added.
I. Greeting and Purpose Statement (1:1-4)
- Purpose Statement: “…for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life…” Titus 1:1b-2a
- Godliness – devotion to God. The fruit of godliness is right living, or godly living. However, the root of godliness is a heart directed toward God in devotion to him.
- Hope – This is not like our statement, “I hope so…” It is certainty or confidence.
II. Godly Elders (1:5-16)
Or: Gospel-Transformed Elders
A. Godly Elders (1:5-9)
B. False Teachers (1:10-16)
III. Godly Church Members (2:1-15)
Or: Gospel-Transformed Church Members
IV. Godly Evangelism (3:1-11)
Or: Evangelism Fueled by Gospel-Transformation.
The greatest tool in evangelism is godliness. The greatest hindrance to evangelism is ungodliness.
V. Final Instructions and Farewell (3:12-15)
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