Titus 2:1 ESV “But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” What is “sound doctrine”? Sound means whole, healthy, pure, and uncorrupted. And doctrine is Christian teaching (instruction) that is to be applied to our lives as is necessary for our walks of faith in Jesus Christ in holiness and righteousness and in … Continue reading What Accords with Sound Doctrine
Do Not Be Ashamed
2 Timothy 1:8-12 ESV “Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God, who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, … Continue reading Do Not Be Ashamed
Teach Sound Doctrine
Titus 2:1 NASB “But as for you, proclaim the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.” When we share the gospel of Jesus Christ and the truths of Scripture with others, we need to be diligent concerning making certain, as best as we understand it, that we are proclaiming what is in accord with sound … Continue reading Teach Sound Doctrine
Many Rebellious People
Titus 1:9 NIV [An Elder] “He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it.” Not just elders, but all who believe in Jesus Christ are to hold firmly to the word of God and to our … Continue reading Many Rebellious People
Addicted to Sin?
2 Timothy 4:1-5 ESV “I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. For the time … Continue reading Addicted to Sin?
Finishing the Race
2 Timothy 4:1-2 ESV “I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.” We may not … Continue reading Finishing the Race
My husband and I lived in Nashville, TN (USA) from August of 2017 to August of 2019, so we are well acquainted with the area. And, we have friends and family there, too. Tuesday morning, just after midnight, I believe it was, a tornado ripped through Greater Nashville, TN. And, it did an enormous amount … Continue reading Hope Well
Practice All These Qualities
“But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” Titus 2:1 ESV What is sound doctrine? With so many different translations and interpretations of scripture out there in the world, how do we know which one is correct? How do we judge who is right and who is wrong? Well, first of all we … Continue reading Practice All These Qualities
Who’s in Control?
Titus 2:1 ESV But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. All of us, who are in Christ Jesus, by faith in him, are teachers of the Word in one way or another. We may not all have the gift of teaching, but we teach others every day by our own lifestyles, by … Continue reading Who’s in Control?