According To His Mercy (Titus 3:1-15) 02/20/19

                                               ACCORDING TO HIS MERCY

Titus 3:1-15

I. CHRISTIAN CONDUCT (vs. 1-3)

         a. Why does Paul tell Titus to remind the believers to be subject to rulers and authorities?

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b. What actions are to characterize “Christian” conduct? ___________________________ _________________________________________________________________________

c. What do believers need to remember about our former conduct and why is this necessary? __________________________________________________________________________

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II. GOOD WORKS (vs. 4-8)

a. What prompted God to save us, our good works or something else? ________________ _________________________________________________________________________

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b. What is the “washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit?” __________________________________________________________________________

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Justified = to be declared just or righteous

c. How are we justified? ______________________________________________________

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        d. What are to be our actions because we have been justified? ________________________

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III. FOOLISH DISPUTES AND DIVISIVE MEN (vs. 9-15)

        a. Why does Paul advise Titus to avoid foolish disputes and genealogies, etc? _____________

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        b. How long are we to put up with divisive men? ____________________________________

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        c. Why does Paul indicate some men are continually divisive? __________________________

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        d. Paul concludes his letter with some actions that should describe all believers. What are they? 

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IV. Application: Why does Paul continually come back to good works as a requirement for believers? __________________________________________________________________________________

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Are good works still important for us to fulfill? _____________________________________________

 

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