Models of Good Citizenship, Part 6
Topic: Citizenship Scripture: Titus 3:1-8
In Titus 3, Paul issues four directives to help believers live as models of good citizenship so that they may facilitate rather than hinder the evangelistic mission of the church and thus positively benefit their unbelieving neighbors (3:8). We are taking a look at Titus 3:1-2 where Paul lists seven civic duties that he desires for believers to remember and model. These seven duties can be divided into two parts: (1) the believer’s duties to government authorities (v. 1a) and the believer’s duties to fellow citizens (vv. 1b-2). In parts 1-4, we looked at the believer’s duty to government authorities (v. 1a). We continue this week looking at the believer’s duties to their fellow citizens (vv. 1-2).