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Today's reading

Reading 1

Titus chapter 1

(Tit 1:1) Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God`s elect, and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,

(Tit 1:2) in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before times eternal;

(Tit 1:3) but in his own seasons manifested his word in the message, wherewith I was intrusted according to the commandment of God our Saviour;

(Tit 1:4) to Titus, my true child after a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Saviour.

(Tit 1:5) For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that were wanting, and appoint elders in every city, as I gave thee charge;

(Tit 1:6) if any man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children that believe, who are not accused of riot or unruly.

(Tit 1:7) For the bishop must be blameless, as God`s steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, no brawler, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre;

(Tit 1:8) but given to hospitality, as lover of good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled;

(Tit 1:9) holding to the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able to exhort in the sound doctrine, and to convict the gainsayers.

(Tit 1:10) For there are many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision,

(Tit 1:11) whose mouths must be stopped; men who overthrow whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre`s sake.

(Tit 1:12) One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, idle gluttons.

(Tit 1:13) This testimony is true. For which cause reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

(Tit 1:14) not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.

(Tit 1:15) To the pure all things are pure: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

(Tit 1:16) They profess that they know God; but by their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Reading 2

Titus chapter 2

(Tit 2:1) But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine:

(Tit 2:2) that aged men be temperate, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience:

(Tit 2:3) that aged women likewise be reverent in demeanor, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which is good;

(Tit 2:4) that they may train the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,

(Tit 2:5) [to be] sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed:

(Tit 2:6) the younger men likewise exhort to be sober-minded:

(Tit 2:7) in all things showing thyself an ensample of good works; in thy doctrine [showing] uncorruptness, gravity,

(Tit 2:8) sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of us.

(Tit 2:9) [Exhort] servants to be in subjection to their own masters, [and] to be well-pleasing [to them] in all things; not gainsaying;

(Tit 2:10) not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

(Tit 2:11) For the grace of God hath appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

(Tit 2:12) instructing us, to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly and righteously and godly in this present world;

(Tit 2:13) looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

(Tit 2:14) who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own possession, zealous of good works.

(Tit 2:15) These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no man despise thee.

Reading 3

Titus chapter 3

(Tit 3:1) Put them in mind to be in subjection to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready unto every good work,

(Tit 3:2) to speak evil of no man, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all meekness toward all men.

(Tit 3:3) For we also once were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

(Tit 3:4) But when the kindness of God our Saviour, and his love toward man, appeared,

(Tit 3:5) not by works [done] in righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

(Tit 3:6) which he poured out upon us richly, through Jesus Christ our Saviour;

(Tit 3:7) that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

(Tit 3:8) Faithful is the saying, and concerning these things I desire that thou affirm confidently, to the end that they who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men:

(Tit 3:9) but shun foolish questionings, and genealogies, and strifes, and fightings about law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

(Tit 3:10) A factious man after a first and second admonition refuse;

(Tit 3:11) knowing that such a one is perverted, and sinneth, being self-condemned.

(Tit 3:12) When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus, give diligence to come unto me to Nicopolis: for there I have determined to winter.

(Tit 3:13) Set forward Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be wanting unto them.

(Tit 3:14) And let our [people] also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

(Tit 3:15) All that are with me salute thee. Salute them that love us in faith. Grace be with you all.