Presentation on theme: "A Sound Church has Sound Teaching Sound Leaders Sound Members Sound Understanding of Grace Study of TITUS."— Presentation transcript:
A Sound Church has Sound Teaching Sound Leaders Sound Members Sound Understanding of Grace Study of TITUS
Characteristics of a Sound Church A Sound Church is Ready to SERVE Titus 3
2 Pet. 1:12-13; 3:1; Heb. 10:24-25 A Sound Church needs to be REMINDED Remind (3:1) Declare (2:15) Insist (3:8)
Ready to Serve Sound Christians Are EXCITED to do Good Works 2:14 Zealous for g.works 3:1 Ready for g.works 3:8 Devoted to g.works 3:14 Fruitful in g.works
Ready to Serve Fruitful serving requires Readiness Are you READY to… Give? Eph. 4:28 Teach? 2 Tim. 2:15 Be Hospitable? 1 Pet. 4:9 Serve? Gal. 6:2
Ready to Serve Serving is not limited to the serving only the likeable 3:1 Rulers –good & bad 3:2 Everyone –good & bad 3:2 All people –good & bad 3:3f Worldly description
Ready to Serve Serve with submission and gentleness Submit - Attitude Serve - Action Kind Words - Speech
Ready to Serve How is it possible to lovingly serve the unloveable?
Ready to Serve God was merciful and kind to us…Remember What God did for us What we used to be We did not deserve kindness Kindness shown to us demands our kindness to others
Ready to Serve Don’t let ungodly people distract you from doing good (3:9-11) Move on and keep serving!
Ready to Serve You are not alone! (3:12-15) Many others are serving to!
Have you been saved thru the kindness & love of God? This message is faithful, good and profitable (3:8) Will you receive this reminder? Will you be excited & ready? Will you serve the unlikeable? Will you serve with kindness? Rise above discouraging people Unite with people of a like mind!