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Growing in Godliness Titus 1 Faith in God  Knowledge of Truth  Godliness The Basis of Godliness (1:1-3)

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2 Growing in Godliness Titus 1

3 Faith in God  Knowledge of Truth  Godliness The Basis of Godliness (1:1-3)

4 4 “When we call ourselves Christians, we proclaim to the world that everything about us, including our very self-identity, is found in Jesus Christ because we have denied ourselves in order to follow and obey him.” The Basis of Godliness (1:1-3)

5 Faith in God  Knowledge of Truth  Godliness The Basis of Godliness (1:1-3) sound doctrine is the basis of sound behavior

6 Faith in God  Knowledge of Truth  Godliness The Basis of Godliness (1:1-3)

7 “The holiest Christians are those who are fully focused on the Lord Jesus Christ, not on holiness.” J.I. Packer

8 The Basis of Godliness (1:1-3)

9 ChristChrist-likeness From Infancy (Practices & Experiences) Towards Maturity (Lifestyle) What does Godliness look like?

10 ChristChrist-likeness From Infancy (Practices & Experiences) Towards Maturity (Lifestyle) CharacterIntegrity What does Godliness look like?

11 ChristChrist-likeness From Infancy (Practices & Experiences) Towards Maturity (Lifestyle) CharacterIntegrity Community *A shared intimacy with Christ Koinonia* What does Godliness look like?

12 ChristChrist-likeness From Infancy (Practices & Experiences) Towards Maturity (Lifestyle) CharacterIntegrity CommunityKoinonia* ServiceServanthood *Koinonia – *A shared intimacy with Christ What does Godliness look like?

13 ChristChrist-likeness From Infancy (Practices & Experiences) Towards Maturity (Lifestyle) CharacterIntegrity Community ServiceServanthood Gratitude Koinonia* Praise *Koinonia – *A shared intimacy with Christ What does Godliness look like?

14 ChristChrist-likeness From Infancy (Practices & Experiences) Towards Maturity (Lifestyle) CharacterIntegrity Community ServiceServanthood GratitudePraise WitnessFruitfulness Koinonia* What does Godliness look like? *Koinonia – *A shared intimacy with Christ

15 Leaders Embody Godliness (1:4-9)

16 “Cretans are always liars, evil brutes, lazy gluttons” (1:12)

17 In their Families (vs. 6) Blameless/Above reproach Leaders Embody Godliness (1:4-9) For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. Ephesians 1:4

18 In their Families (vs. 6) Blameless/Above reproach A “one-woman man” Having faithful children Leaders Embody Godliness (1:4-9)

19 Questions: What work in the church has God entrusted you with? How faithful are you as a “steward of God”? as those “entrusted with God’s work” (vs. 7)

20 Leaders Embody Godliness (1:4-9) He must be blameless: Not Overbearing (not arrogant or insecure) Not Quick-tempered (not prideful) Not given to drunkenness (not addicted) Not violent (not a bully) Not pursuing dishonest gain (not greedy for money) As “stewards of God” (vs. 7)

21 Rather, he must be (vs. 8) Hospitable Lover of good (healthy desires) Upright (pure conduct) Holy (cleansed heart) Disciplined –(self-controlled & purposeful) Leaders Embody Godliness (1:4-9) Question: How can you grow as a “lover of strangers”? (lover of strangers)

22 He must be (vs. 9) Steadfast in Truth An Encourager of Others Able to Teach Sound Doctrine Able to Refute Opposition Leaders Embody Godliness (1:4-9)

23 Question: Who are the overseers of our church? Leaders Embody Godliness (1:4-9)

24 Standing Against Ungodliness (1:10-16) Recognize Rebellion (vs ) 6... you nullify the word of God for the sake of your tradition. 7 You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you: 9 They worship me in vain; their teachings are but rules taught by men.'“ Matthew 15:6-9

25 Recognize Rebellion (vs ) Rebuke the Rebellious (vs. 13, 16) Standing Against Ungodliness (1:10-16)

26 Recognize Rebellion (vs ) Rebuke the Rebellious (vs. 13, 16) Aim to Restore (vs ). Standing Against Ungodliness (1:10-16)

27 Questions: How do your beliefs display themselves in your behavior? What do you behaviors tell you about your beliefs?


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