ICE BREAKER: Who have you known that made following Jesus look attractive? How did they do so?
SERMON DIGESTION: Your chance to reflect personally on the sermon.
READ Titus 2:1-10.
How are these lifestyle characteristics more than just a list of demanding rules?
As members of the church, at different stages of life, live this way, what will happen according to the 3 verses below? Why is each verse's answer beneficial to those around us?
What do you make of this claim that living Jesus-honoring lives can make the Gospel attractive (remember what kind of society Crete was)?
Paul gave instructions for five groups of people in addition to Titus. (Think of slaves as employees.)
Pastor Thomas’ stated Big Idea #2: Solo isn’t the goal. Blazing lives require interdependent discipleship.
We human beings seem to be imitative by nature. We need models; they give us direction, challenge, and inspiration. Paul expected Titus and those in the church to mature into models which other Christians could follow.
Pray that God will show you specific ways to make the Gospel attractive to unbelievers and to follow through in helping an older or young Christian this week.