Here is Paul’s letter to Titus in the New Eclectic Version. And below is chapter 2 of that letter, which is loaded with both doctrine and application:

But as for you, speak of the qualities that go along with sound instruction: namely, that older men must be temperate, dignified, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance. 

Likewise, older women must be reverent in their conduct, neither malicious gossips nor slaves of much wine, but instead teachers of what is good, and so equipped to train the younger women to love their husbands, to love their children, and to be sensible, chaste, devoted to home-making, good, and submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God may not fall into reproach.

Likewise, urge the young men to be sensible and self-controlled, in every respect presenting your life as a pattern for good works. In your teaching you must demonstrate integrity, sobriety, and sound instruction that is above criticism, so that he who opposes you may be put to shame, finding nothing evil to say about us.

Urge slaves to be submissive to their own masters in all things, and to be well pleasing, neither talking back nor pilfering, but instead showing all good fidelity, so that they may adorn the teaching of God our Savior in every way.

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires, and to live sensibly, righteously, and devoutly in the present age, eagerly watching for our blessed hope: the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that he might redeem us from every lawless act and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.

Speak of these things—and exhort and convict with all authority. Let no one despise or disregard you.


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