Titus 1 Moses Commandment Keepers Will Be Rejected By Jesus Christ
In Titus Chapter 1 Paul Holds Back No Punches In Judging "Moses Law Keepers" And False Christians. This Article Will Examine Titus 1 Verse By Verse.
Prayerfully Turn Your King James Bible Versions To Titus 1:1
Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;
Paul Felt The Need To Tell This Christian Church That He Was Most Definitely An Apostle Of Jesus Christ. Many Christians Did Not Believe That Paul Was Directly Called By Jesus Christ Making Him An Apostle (Acts 9:1-11).
Paul Affirmed That He Was Merely A Servant Of God. The Words (Truth) He Spoke Were From Jesus Christ And God (John 17:17).
Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began; Titus 1:3 But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour;
Before The World Began God Purposed A Foundation Of Humans Entering Heaven Through The Blood Of Jesus Christ (John 3:1-16; Romans 5:9; 1 John 1:7-10).
Jesus Christ Commanded His Ministry To Be Preached Worldwide (Matthew 28:18-20).
Titus 1:4 To Titus, [mine] own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, [and] peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
The Apostle Paul Had Many Young Students. The Book Of Timothy Informs Us That Several Of Such Abandoned Paul.
Paul Viewed The Younger Titus As His "Son" In The Faith. Paul Exteneded Grace, Mercy And Peace From Father God And Lord Jesus Christ (Isaiah 9:6).
Titus 1:5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:
It Is God's Will That Human Christians Are Ordained As Elders In God's Congregation. Paul Had Given Timothy The Requirements For Such.
Unfortunately Humans Have Often Turned This Process Into A Political Event. Also Many Christians Either Do Not Know How To Walk In The Spirit Or Refuse To Obey Jesus And Walk In The Spirit. Thus The Process Of Ordaining Humans As Christian Elders Has Greatly Failed (John 3:1-8; John 4:24; Luke 6:46; John 14:26; Galatians 5:1-25; 1 John 2:15-17; 1 Corinthians 1:1-31).
Titus 1:6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly. Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; Titus 1:8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; Titus 1:9 Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
Just As Paul Had Done For Timothy Paul Now Gives Titus The Requirements Of A Bishop (Elder-Titus 1:5)
Blameless- There Should Be No Sound Accusation Against This Person
Husband To One Wife- Jesus And God Both Hate A Divorcing (Malachi 2:16; Matthew 19:1-12)
Having Children Faithful To Jesus Christ- This Is Amazing! A Person Could Not Qualify To Be A Bishop (Elder) If Their Children Were Not Faithful And Obedient Christians (Luke 6:46; John 15:10-15)!
Bishop's Children Could Not Be Accused Of Riot- The Definition For "Riot" Is "A wild or turbulent disturbance created by a large number of people" Or Unrestrained merrymaking; revelry (loud partying persons)". This Is Truly Being "Unruly (Uncontrolled And Disrespectful)".
If Any Of A Person's Children Were Disrespectful To The Holiness Of God, Unruly, Loud, Or Merry Making (Pleasing Their Flesh) Then That Person Could Not Be Considered For Ordanation Of A Bishop Position.
Bishop Must Be Servant Or Steward Minded. Just As Jesus Commanded (Matthew 23:11; Matthew 18:1-4). Humans Have Unfortunately "Glorified" This Position And Turned It Into An Unscriptural "Seat Of Authority" Which God Never Commander Nor Ordained.
Not Self Willed- I Still Remember The Holy Spirit Correcting Me As I Grabbed The Holy Bible And Told God "Let's Get Going On These Last Day Revelations". The Holy Spirit Then Told Me That That Was What My Problem Was. The Spirit Has Often Taught Me To "Shut Up" And Let God's Spirit Have Its Way.
A True Man Or Woman Of God Must Learn That We Are Commanded To Pray, Praise God And Study God's Biblical Word. We Then Wait Patiently On God Trusting That He Will Faithfully Address Any And All Concerns. We Never Have To Become Self Willed. God Will Lead And He Will Provide (Philippians 4:6-8; Matthew 6:25-34; Acts 1:1-9-16; Acts 2:1-47).
Not Soon Angry- A Person Who Is Easily Offended Or Angered Does Not Have God's Holy Spirit Upon Them (Galatians 5:15-25).
No Striker-A Person Who Fights In The Flesh Is Not Being Directed By The Holy Spirit. Many Persons Of God Are Very Active In Worldy Or National Concerns. Thus They Are Not Obeying Jesus And Are Not Being Led By God's Holy Spirit (1 John 2:15-17; John 17:10-16; Luke 6:46; John 14:26).
Not Given To Filthy Lucre- "Lucre" Is Financial And Matreial Greed. This Is Filthy In God's Eyes. Over 95% Of Christians In This Country Focus On "Filthy Lucre". They Do Not Have God's Holy Spirit Of Approval And Most Certainly Will Not Enter Heaven (Matthew 7:13-29; Matthew 25:1-12). To Learn More About "Filthy Lucre" And God's Commandments For Ordaining Elders (Bishops) Either Personally Read My Article On Or Read In Your King James Bible 1 Timothy Chapter 3.
Not Given To Wine- If A Christian "Needs" A Drink Of Wine Or Alcohol Often Then They Can Not Occupy A Bishop's (Elder's) Position.
Lover Of Hospitality-They Must Love Entertaining Others ("good" men (persons)) In God's Love
Sober- They Must Be Serious About Serving Jesus And Sober (Not A Drunkard).
Just- They Can't Be Biased
Holy- All Christians Must Be Holy As God Is Holy
Temperate-(Self Restrained-Self Controlled)-Any one desiring the position of Bishop (Elder) Must Have Learned (Through Holy Spirit) To Control Their Flesh And "Force" It To Submit To The Ways Of The Holy Spirit (John 14:4-7; John 14:26; John 4:24).
Must Have Been A Student Of God's Faithful Word- In Our Modern Times People Become Christians And Shortly Thereafter Occupy A Position. NO! God Commands That Such Ones Be Taught The "Good (Faithful)" Word Of Jesus Christ. Such A Person Must Learn How To Use God's Holy Word As Their Sword To Address Any And All Situations They Encounter (Hebrews 4:11-12; Ephesians 6:10-18; Psalm 119:105; John 17:17).
Titus 1:10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision: Titus 1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake. Titus 1:12 One of themselves, [even] a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians [are] alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies. Titus 1:13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith; Titus 1:14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
Jesus Personally Called Paul And Enlightened Paul (Through Blindness) God's Amazing Grace. When Walking With God He Will Often "Knock Us Off Our High Horse (And Human Intellect-Pride)" To Teach Us His Amazing Grace (Grace Through The Blood Of Jesus Christ). Some Times God Will Force Us To Become "Blind" So That We Can See His Great Love And Great Kingdom Plan For Human Kind.
Damascus (In Syria) Has Always Been A Symbolism Of The Time God Knocks The Disobedient Off Their "High Horse(s_" And "Blinds (Darkness-Night-Evening)" Them With His Amazing Presence. This Is A "Season" Where God Literally Attacks The Disobedient And Forces Them To Repent (Through The Blood Of Jesus Christ). This Is The "Season Of Winepress (Gath-Gethsemane) (Acts 9:1-11; 2 Corinthians 12:1-7; Revelation 14:1-20; John 3:1-16; Romans 5:9; 1 John 1:7-10; Matthew 36:36-66; Hebrews 5:8; Matthew 4:1-11).
May We Never Resist God Humbling Of Us (James 4:1-10)
May We Never Resist God Blinding Us Or Taking Thing(s) Away From Us That Incite Us To Disobey Him (Matthew 25:1-2; Matthew 7:13-29; Hebrews 12:1-29).
Jewish Christians Wanted To Continue Following The "Dark" Laws Of Moses. These Laws Were Given To Moses By God's Thick Cloud Gloom Dark Presence (Nether). These Jewish Christians Demanded That ALL Christians (Including Gentile Christians) Continue To Obey All (Or Some Of) Moses' Laws. Because Paul Gave Them Jesus' Revelation Of Grace They Opposed Paul And Accused Him Of Being A "Self Appointed" Apostle. They Were Buffeting Paul As The Jews Had Buffeted Jesus Christ. (Exodus 19:9-17; Exodus 20:1-6, 21; Acts 15:1-41; 2 Corinthians 12:1-7; Matthew 26:60-66; Mark 16:1-2;).
The "Dark" Law (Given By Moses And The Levites) Had To Fade Away By The Light Of Jesus Christ. The Moon And Its Night Usually Leave As The Bright And Morning Star (Sun) Rises In The East At Day (Sunrise). Nature Itself Taught That Light Must Be Divided From Darkness. Unfortunately Many Persons Wanted To Stay "Faithful" To God's Past "Dark" Revelations. Thus They Fought Against God's Kingdom Revelations Through The Light Of Jesus Christ. The Death And Blood Of Jesus Christ Fulfilled And Ended The Law. The Bible Warns Us That Keeping Any Of The Dark Law Opens One Up To Demonic Principalities. Thus The Seventh Day "Dark" Sabbath Was Replaced By The Early Sun Rising (Sunday) Of Jesus Christ. When Jesus Rose The Bible Said "The End Of Sabbath" (Genesis 1:1-16; John 1:1-20; 1 John 1:5; Revelation 2:28; Revelation 22:16; 2 Peter 1:19; Matthew 2:1-2; Mark 16:1-2; Romans 10:4; Matthew 5:17; Colossians 1:12-29; Colossians 2:1-23; Matthew 28:1).
We Can Now Understand Why Paul Vehemently Opposed These "Law Keepers". They Were Demonically Possessed Or Influence And These Were Some Of The Fruit Of Their "Ministry Of Demonic Deception (Genesis 3:1-16; Matthew 4:1-11; John 8:28-44):
Unruly- Liars Against God's Kingdom. Willing To Do Just About Anything To Silence God's Kingdom Of Love And Grace.
Vain Talkers- Creating And Spreading "Christian 'Gospels'" That Were Vain (Not Having God's Approval) And Hell Bound (Matthew 7:13-29).
Deceivers-They Were Like Their Father The Devil (John 8:28-44).
Deceivers Especially Of The Circumcision-When God Abandons Something (Such As The Law) It Usually Becomes Infested With Demonic Birds "Fowl (Foul) Spirits" (Revelation 17:1, 10-16; Revelation 18:1-20).
Mouths Must Be Stopped-If You Are Still "Keeping" Any Aspect Of The Law You Are Decieved. Please Prayerfully Read The Bible Book Of "Galatians" And My Articles On The Commandments And Law To Be Freed From This Demonic Lie. You Can Find All These Articles On The Faithwriters Website.
They Subvert "Whole" Houses- The Dictionary Word "Whole" Means Entire (Complete). The Bible Word "Whole" Can Also Mean "Complete With God Or 'Healed'". In Other Words, These "Devil Inspired" Law Keepers Had Deceived Christians Homes Who Were Once Saved And "Whole" In Jesus Christ. Christians Have No Choice But To Obey Jesus (God) And Let The Dark (Night) Law "Set" As They Focus Their Hearts And Mind On The Day Star Of Jesus Christ (John 15:10-15; Matthew 28:1; Mark 16:1-2; 2 Peter 1:19; Revelation 2:28; Revelation 22:16; 1 Peter 5:8-10; John 8:28-44; Matthew 25:1-44).
Teaching (Things They Ought Not Teach) For Filthy Lucre Sakes- We Daily Witness Hundreds Of Thousand "Ministries" Which Teach Doctrines (Beliefs) Not Sent By God And Repeatedly Request Finances (Filthy Lucre). They Market The Word Of God And "Sell" Hell Bound Falsehoods. These Persons Are Jezebel, False Christ And Devil Led (Matthew 16:12; Matthew 7:13-29; Revelation 2:20-29; John 8:28-44).
Liars, Beast, Bellies-These False Teachers Come From God's "Sea (Deep-Darknes)" Which Is Led By "Leviathan". Leviathan Is The Beast Which Rules Over Evil, Lions, Beast And Other "Workers Of Iniquity" (Psalm 104:6, 24-27; 1 Peter 5:8-10; Revelation 13:1-15; Job 1:1-10; Job 41:1-25).
Rebuke Them Sharply-Paul Was Commanding Christians To Use God's Sharp Biblical Word To "Rebuke" And Expose These Demonice Servants Of Satan And Their False Gospel(s) (Hebrews 4:11-12; John 8:28-44).
Rebuking Demonice Falsehoods Leads To Soundness (Wholeness) In God's Faith. Thus Such Ones Will Enter God's Heavenly Kingdom (Matthew 25:1-44).
Christians Must Cast Down And Refuse To "Give Ear Or Thought (Heed)" Anything That Opposes God's Approved Biblical Word. So Many Christians And Churches Are Guilty Of Making Man Made (Human) Rules And Commandments. These Must Be "Cast Down" (2 Corinthians 10:1-12).
Titus 1:15 Unto the pure all things [are] pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving [is] nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
Most Christians Don't See Anything Wrong With The Ways Of Satan's World Because They Have Not Allowed The Holy Spirit And God's Word To Wash And Purify Them. Their Conscience Is Not Godly And Is Still Defiled. Please Pray To God That He Sends His Holy Spirit And A Desire To Learn His Word So That You (And I) Can Be Holy Because God Is Holy (1 Peter 1:15-16; Leviticus 20:7).
Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny [him], being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
Many Christians Profess That They Know God. However Their "Work" (Conduct, Actions And Thoughts) Prove That They Deny God In Disobeying His Holy Word And Holy Spirit (Acts 5:32; John 14:26; Luke 4:26).
Reprobate-The Bible Word "Reprobate" Is Associated With People Who Are Perverted From God's Ways And Rejected By God. If You Are A Christian Or A Servant Of God Which Opposes Bible Obeying Christians Or Its Theology The Bible Says That You Are Of The Devil With A Corrupt Mind (Romans 1:28; Jeremiah 6:30; 2 Timothy 3:8).
Abominable-Ungodly, Demonic Of A Corrupt Mind (Psalm 14:1; Psalm 53:1; Ezekiel 23:11; Deuteronomy 4:16-25; Genesis 6:12; Deuteronomy 31:29).
Please Pray That God Delivers Us From Our Corrupt And Abominable Ways And Actions And Blesses Us With God's Holy Spirit To Lead Us In The Ways Of Jesus Christ (John 14:4-7).
In Our Modern World False Servants Of God Appear To Be Ruling. They Are Vain. Jesus Christ Comes Quickly To Judge Them In Great Tribulation Fire As Bible Obeying Christians Are Quickly Raptured Into Heaven's Clouds. God Is Not One To Be Mocked. If You Reap Falsehood And Hypocrisy You Will Sow Fiery Hell And Triublation (Matthew 26:1-12; 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17; Galatians 5:5-7; Galatians 6:7-9).
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