In this final section of chapter 1, Paul explains in greater detail the nature of the false teachers who had infiltrated the church on Crete.
In our text this morning, we discover that not only is the pastor called to be a godly man, but he must also be a fearless defender of the Christian faith.
Paul gives us an overview of the necessary qualifications of the pastor- he must be appointed by God and devoted to his family.
An introduction to the short but powerful pastoral epistle to Titus.
The church of Jesus Christ is one of the crown jewels of the New Testament, and a major characteristic of the age in which we live. The New Testament age is the age of the church!
The fear of the women turned to courage, when they realized the resurrection power of Jesus Christ.
The pastor is not called to be perfect, but he is called to be a Christian who is spiritually mature and always growing. In this way, he is to function as a model of grace to the church
Paul wants to stimulate a lifestyle of godliness, by showing us first who God is and what God has done for us in Jesus Christ.
The church of Jesus Christ gathers for instruction, worship, and fellowship.
Pastor Steve discusses the biblical response to anxiety: prayer, trusting in God, and a spirit of rejoicing.