god willed not self willed

God-Willed, Not Self-Willed

For a bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God, not self-willed. (Titus 1:7) Paul gave Titus a list describing the character to look for in men who would be leaders among God’s people. The first item of the list was that a man should be blameless (Titus 1:6), and we previously looked at that […]

godly family

First in the Home

If a man is blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of dissipation or insubordination. (Titus 1:6) Paul left Titus on Crete to find, appoint, and train leaders for the churches in the many towns and villages across the island. Paul told Titus to look for men of character, and this verse […]

Defending Against Every Hit

A Blameless Reputation

If a man is blameless… For a bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God. (Titus 1:6-7) The Apostle Paul wrote to Titus, telling him the character of the men he should appoint to leadership among Christians. We find a similar list in 1 Timothy 3, and both of these lists begin by saying […]