[DailyReading] Be sound in the faith
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Sun Mar 23 00:00:02 MDT 2014
Lesson: Sound in Faith and Doctrine
Reading: Be sound in the faith 2014-03-23
Reference: Titus 1:4-14
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.
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:
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.
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.
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