Tag: Titus 3

BDBD is Titus 3:12-15

Paul was going to winter in Nicopolis, the capital city of the Roman providence Epirus in northwest Greece. It has beautiful views of the Ionian Sea and mountains. The weather is pleasant in the winter with highs approaching 70 F and lows in the mid-40s F. Apparently, a Christian community was in existence in the […]

BDBD is Titus 3:9-11

Paul warns the same thing to Titus as he is about to warn in his last letter to Timothy. “Avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, arguments, and quarrels about the law.” (9). Why? “Because these are unprofitable and useless.” (9) I suppose there is a place for everything under the sun. Still, constructive conversations very quickly turn […]

BDBD is Titus 3:5b-8

During the ages before Penticost priests, kings, and prophets usually had oil poured over their heads symbolizing that God was going to use that person for a specific purpose. It was a visible way to show them and everyone else that God was entering into a close relationship. God would enter that person. The person […]

BDBD is Titus 3:3-5

The good news (gospel) is presented simply and clearly in these verses. God saved me from my evil state of being (4,5). I did nothing to deserve this mercy. God is just that way. He is kind and loving. He wants to and does forgive sin. God is just simply so good that in spite […]

BDBD is Titus 3:1-2

Paul was in a terrible Roman prison, probably the worse one he had been in. Nero had burned Rome and blamed the Christians which gave anyone in the empire the state-sanctioned right to persecute Christians. Many were imprisoned without cause and sent to be executed. Yet here Paul is telling Titus, a preacher to remind […]