Tony Garland

Paul's sound advice to the young pastor Titus serves as a reliable guide for all who would shepherd God's flock through the ages. [7 hours 37 minutes]

01 Titus 1 1-4 Titus 1:1-4 - Committed to Preach
Paul begins his letter full of pastoral advice to Titus by recalling his own calling and responsibility to preach the gospel. [61 minutes]
02 Titus 1 5-6 Titus 1:5-6 - Shepherding the Church
Paul instructs Titus to appoint elders and to set in order things which were lacking among the fledgling churches on the island of Crete. [58 minutes]
03 Titus 1 6 The Character of an Elder: Part 1 (Titus 1:6)
What characteristics should Titus look for when appointing elders to oversee the Lord's work? [51 minutes]
04 Titus 1 7-9 The Character of an Elder: Part 2 (Titus 1:7-9)
What characteristics should Titus look for when appointing elders to oversee the Lord's work? [52 minutes]
05 Titus 1 10-16 Idle Talkers and Deceivers (Titus 1:10-16)
What are the characteristics and motives of those whom the elders in the early church of Crete must oppose? What causes them to distort God's truth even while claiming to know God? [57 minutes]
06 Titus 2 1-10 Sound Teaching for Sound Living (Titus 2:1-10)
Christianity in our era is characterized by many who profess faith in Christ, but betray the principles of God in daily living. Why is it that these believers don't seem to be growing spiritually? Could it be that we have abandoned the simple methods which God has ordained for true Christian growth in favor of ministry schemes patterned after the secular culture? [45 minutes]
07 Titus 2 11-15 Anchored Between Advents (Titus 2:11-15)
Two events of immense historical significance provide motivation for believers to live righteously in this present evil age. [41 minutes]
08 Titus 3 1-7 Submission to God Requires Submission to Man (Titus 3:1-7)
According to Paul, submission to government is an important element in our witness as believers in Christ. Why is this so? Is this always the case without exception? [41 minutes]
09 Titus 3 8-15 Avoid Foolish Disputes (Titus 3:8-15)
While contending for the faith (Jude 1:3), Paul instructs Titus not to be led into foolish disputes with divisive opponents. [51 minutes]

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