Outline of the Letter to Titus

I. Opening Address

Paul (Titus 1:1)

We hope in eternal life (Titus 1:2)

God revealed his word (Titus 1:3)

Titus (Titus 1:4)

 

 

II.        Christian leadership

 

1.   Leadership qualities

Paul left Titus in Crete (Titus 1:5)

Blameless presbyters (Titus 1:6)

Bishops must be blameless (Titus 1:7)

Bishops must be hospitable (Titus 1:8)

A firm grasp of the faithful word (Titus 1:9)

 

2.   False teachers

Rebellious people (Titus 1:10)

They must be silenced (Titus 1:11)

Those people from Crete (Titus 1:12)

That testimony is true (Titus 1:13)

Do not pay attention (Titus 1:14)

Pure and corrupt (Titus 1:15)

They deny God by their actions (Titus 1:16)

 

 

III.    Christian living

 

1. Instructions for all ages

Teach sound doctrine (Titus 2:1)

Presbyters (Titus 2:2)

The female elders (Titus 2:3)

The young women (Titus 2:4)

Self-controlled (Titus 2:5)

Younger men (Titus 2:6)

2. Titus

Be a model of good works (Titus 2:7)

Sound speech (Titus 2:8)

3. Slaves

The slaves should be submissive (Titus 2:9)

Faithful slaves (Titus 2:10)

3. Fundamental doctrine

The grace of God (Titus 2:11)

In the present age (Titus 2:12)

We wait in blessed hope (Titus 2:13)

Jesus Christ redeemed us (Titus 2:14)

Declare these things (Titus 2:15)

4. Life with Christ

Remind them about authority (Titus 3:1)

Be nice to people (Titus 3:2)

We were once foolish (Titus 3:3)

Our Savior appeared (Titus 3:4)

Jesus saved us (Titus 3:5)

The Holy Spirit was poured out on us (Titus 3:6)

We have been justified by grace (Titus 3:7)

I insist on these things (Titus 3:8)

5. Avoid troublemakers

Things to avoid (Titus 3:9)

Avoid dissenters (Titus 3:10)

Self-condemned (Titus 3:11)

III. Conclusion

Nicopolis (Titus 3:12)

Make sure they lack nothing (Titus 3:13)

Devote themselves to good works (Titus 3:14)

Greetings (Titus 3:15)

 


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