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Gospel-Driven Godliness and Church Leadership, Part 4

February 17, 2013 Pastor: John Fonville Series: Titus

Scripture: Titus 1:6–1:9

Gospel-Driven Godliness and Church Leadership

Part 4

 

Text: Titus 1:5-16

February 17, 2013

 

Introduction/Review:

 

A.         Appoint Godly Leadership in the Church (1:6-9)

 

I.          Elders must be above reproach in their family life. 1:6

 

A.         Husband of one wife, v. 6b

 

B.         Faithful children, v. 6c

 

Lesson:

 

II.         Elders must be above reproach in their personal life. 1:7-8

 

A.         God’s steward

           

B.         Overseer

 

C.         Virtue lists

 

1.         Five Sinful Vices, v. 7

 

a.         arrogant

 

b.         quick-tempered

 

c.          drunkard

 

d.         violent

 

e.          greedy for gain

 

2.         Six Godly Virtues, v. 8

 

a.         hospitable

 

b.         a lover of good

 

c.         self-controlled

 

d.         upright

 

e.         holy

 

f.         disciplined

 

Reflection:

 

We must NEVER forget that the deeper source of such a godly life is found in the gospel of grace (2:12).

 

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