An Overview of Paul’s Letter to Titus

 

This is the second video in a series of teaching videos on the book of Titus. You can find the first video here.

This wonderful book addresses issues that faced Titus as he was left on the Island of Crete with a set of new believers and new churches to guide and teach. The Apostle Paul sets out the key issues that Titus needs to deal with and defines the key features that should be seen in a believer’s life. This makes for an interesting and challenging read. The question is – do I measure up? Do I add value to the gospel or do I detract from it? Can I handle false teaching and teachers? Watch this Vblog for a brief overview of a very interesting book.

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Paul’s Letter to Titus [1]

 

This is the first of a series of videos concerning Paul’s letter to Titus. Who was Titus and why was Paul writing to him? Is he the right type of man to help first generation Christians who live on an Island which has a reputation for violent crime and lazy and gluttonous people? Watch this to get a feel for the man, Titus and keep your eye out for future bible teaching video’s.

As you watch the video you are encouraged to read each of the scripture references in your Bible. Some of the scripture references made in the video are:

  • Titus 1:1-4
  • Titus 1:5
  • 2 Corinthians 7:6-7, 7:13-14
  • 2 Corinthians 8:6, 8:16-17
  • 2 Corinthians 12:18

As always, Digital Sojourner welcomes your comments and feedback.

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His Gospel’s Effect: Lesson 19

Road Romans 16Value the saints and the assemblies Romans 16:1-16, 16:21-24

Paul is a great example of the attitude we should have. He loved the gospel. He gave up his life to spread it around the world. He also loved the saints and the local gatherings of Christians. He gave his life for God’s saints and God’s assemblies.

Value what God values. What is God doing today? Through His gospel people are being saved from all nations. What is God doing with these saved people? They are gathered together around Christ in local churches, and have the privilege to be part of the work He is doing. Value the gospel and the assemblies.

So Paul valued what God valued. He knew and loved Christians. He greets them by name and speaks kind words to them. He saw himself as a partner with saints in the Lord’s work.

And look at the example of these saints! Phoebe serves a local assembly, helping many including Paul. Prisca and Aquila risk their neck for Paul and the assemblies, and have a group

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Jottings – The Value of Knowing Christ

Jottings

On Philippians 3:7-10:

 

There is a powerful statement of divine grace in these verses. What Paul was and did was nothing. What Christ had done was everything. Nor was it just the Jewish background he counted loss. Paul gave his statement universal validity with the word ‘everything.’ Absolutely nothing could transcend for him the value of knowing Christ.

Anthony L. Ash,The College Press NIV Commentary: Philippians, College Press Publ., 1994, electronic ed., pdf., p. 45.

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