Outline of Paul's Letter to Titus
Paul's structured approach to teaching sound doctrine - instruction, theological basis, command to teach and dealing with opposition.
Published October 25th, 2018; Updated October 26th, 2018
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Outline of Titus I. OPENING 1:1-4 II. COMMAND TO SET IN ORDER AND APPOINT ELDERS 1:5 III. ON APPOINTING ELDERS 1:6-9 IV. ON SETTING IN ORDER (REFUTE AND EXHORT from v9) 1:10-3:11 A. ON REFUTING THOSE WHO CONTRADICT 1:10-16 1. A. False Teachers Described 1:10 2. B. Command to Silence Them 1:11a 3. C. Reason to Silence Them 1:11b 4. D. Testimony 1:12-13a 5. B'. Command to Refute Them 1:13b 6. C'. Goal of Reproval 1:13c-14 7. A'. False Teachers Described 1:15-16 B. ON EXHORTING IN SOUND DOCTRINE 2:1-3:11 1. Command to Teach Sound Doctrine 2:1 2. On Sound Christian Behavior in General 2:2-15 i. Instruction 2:2-10 ii. Theological Basis 2:11-14 iii. Command to Teach These Things 2:15a iv. Dealing with Opposition 2:15b 3. On Sound to Christian Behavior in the World 3:1-11 i. Instruction 3:1-2 ii. Theological Basis 3:3-7 iii. Command to Teach These Things 3:8 iv. Dealing with Opposition 3:9-11 V. CLOSING 3:12-15