Titus: Gospel-Driven Godliness in an Ungodly World
Gospel-Driven Godliness in an Ungodly World
Text: Titus 1:1-4
What does a church, which is ordered in the correct manner around the gospel, look like in an ungodly culture?
A. The Destination: Crete
B. The Addressee: Titus
1. Titus was grounded in the gospel.
2. Titus was characterized by godliness.
3. Titus was committed to evangelism.
C. The Occasion: Personal Request, False Gospel and Ungodly Culture
1. Personal request
2. Theological and Cultural problems
a. False Gospel: Aberrant Judaism (legalism)
b. Ungodly Culture: Cretan Culture (license)
D. The Purpose: Gospel-Driven Order
E. The Message: Gospel, Godliness, Evangelism
F. Outline: Gospel-Driven Godliness
I. Gospel-Driven Godliness and Paul's Apostleship (1:1-4)
II. Gospel-Driven Godliness Church Leadership (1:5-16)
III. Gospel-Driven Godliness and Church Membership (2:1-15)
IV. Gospel-Driven Godliness and Christian Citizenship (3:1-15)
“This is a short Epistle, but a model of Christian doctrine, in which is included, in masterly fashion, all that is necessary for a Christian to know and live by.” Martin Luther
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