Titus 2



Titus 2 provides practical instructions for Christian living, with an emphasis on sound doctrine, godly behavior, and the transformative power of God's grace. Paul addresses various groups within the church, highlighting the qualities and attitudes that should characterize believers in different stages of life and roles within the community.


  1. Teaching Sound Doctrine (Titus 2:1-10): Paul instructs Titus to teach sound doctrine that aligns with the truth of the gospel. He outlines specific behaviors and attitudes that should characterize different groups within the church:
    • Older men: Temperance, dignity, self-control, sound faith, love, and patience.
    • Older women: Reverent behavior, avoiding slander, and teaching younger women to love their husbands and children.
    • Younger women: Love and self-control in their behavior, prioritizing family.
    • Young men: Soundness in faith, speech, love, and purity.
    • Slaves: Obedience to their masters, demonstrating honesty, and showing respect.
  2. The Grace of God (Titus 2:11-15): Paul emphasizes the role of God's grace in bringing salvation to all people. This grace instructs believers to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives while anticipating the blessed hope of Christ's return. Paul emphasizes the importance of maintaining good works and avoiding corrupting influences.