Preaching Outline

Titus 1:5-9

4 Parts

Titus 1:5

  • The need for church leaders
    • Theological principle: Faithful church leaders are a necessary part of an ordered church.

Titus 1:6

  • The elder’s family life
    • Theological Principle: Church leaders must be beyond reproach in their marriage and in how they raise their children. Their children must demonstrate faithful or trustworthy conduct.

Titus 1:7-8

  • The elder’s character
    • Theological Principle: As a steward of God’s an elder’s character must be beyond reproach, not marked by any disqualifying pattern of sinfulness and full of patterns of godly living.

Titus 1:9

  • The elder’s commission
    • Theological Principle: Church leaders must hold to faithful teaching so that they might both teach sound doctrine to the church and stand against false teachers.

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