Good Shepherd Community Church
Titus | The Blueprint for Christ's Church - Part 4: Accord With and Adorn the Doctrine of God
Locations & Times
  • Good Shepherd Community Church
    28986 SE Haley Rd, Boring, OR 97009, USA
    Saturday 5:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:45 AM
Big Idea: Accord with and adorn the doctrine of God.
1. Accord with the doctrine of God - Titus 2:1-10
a. Older men (2:2)
•Sober minded
•Sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness
b. Older women (2:3-4)
•Reverent in behavior
•Not slanderers
•Not slaves to much wine
•Teach what is good
•Train the young women
c. Younger women (2:4-5)
•Love their husbands and children
•Working at home
•Submissive to their own husbands
d. Younger men (2:6-8)
Titus himself - model good works, integrity, dignity, and sound speech
e. Workers (2:9-10)
•Submissive to their bosses
•Not argumentative
•Not pilfering
f. Multi-generational relationships and mentoring
•Psalm 145:4, Psalm 71:17-18
•1 Thessalonians 3:7-8, 1 Thessalonians 3:11-12
a .“…that the word of God may not be reviled.” (2:5)
b. “…sound speech that cannot be condemned…” (2:8a)
c. “…so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.” (2:8b)
d. “…so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.” (2:10)
3. Adorn the doctrine of God through self-control and submission
a. Self-control (2:2, 2:5, 2:6)
b. Submission (2:5, 2:9, 3:1)
•Wives to husbands
•Workers to bosses
•Citizens to rulers and authorities
"Next Steps" Takeaways:
With God:
Ask God to reveal areas of your life that do not “accord with” and “adorn” the doctrine of God like they should.
Repent and confess any sin He reveals. Receive His forgiveness.
Ask Him to reveal what lies you are believing and what truth you are not believing that is causing these things in your life. Receive His power to change.
"Next Steps" Takeaways:
With Others:
•Identify one younger believer that you can get to know better and encourage.
•Identify one older believer that you can get to know better and learn from.
•Identify a next step in developing more multi-generational relationships with other believers.
"Next Steps" Takeaways:
On Mission:
•Identify an unbeliever that you can get to know better so they can witness •God’s counter-cultural work in your life.
•Pray for them on a daily basis.
•Invite them to church.