Obedience Reflections from Titus and I & II Timothy


Titus 2:1

1. You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.

2. Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.

ENDURANCE

Obedience Point #15  The older you get, the more you should concentrate on endurance. (Vs. 2)  Paul reminds us that faith demands not only a good beginning, but also a pace we can maintained until the finish.  As you age, are you still registering for another race?  Where is your next finish line?

Ranking Your Obedience:

Low   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   High

The Greeks had a race in their Olympic games that was unique. The winner was not the runner who finished first. It was the runner who finished with his torch still lit.      J. Stowell, Fan The Flame, Moody, 1986, p. 32.

Obedience Point  1:  Believe in the Resurrection

Obedience Point 2   Contact Your Spiritual Children

Obedience Point 3   Say “Hi” and “Bye” Differently

Obedience Point 4   Finish the Work God has Given You

Obedience Point 5  Live a Blameless Life

Obedience Point 6  When God Entrusts You With a Task, Do It Well

Obedience Point 7  Live Humbly

Obedience Point 8  Keep Your Temper in Check

Obedience Point 9  Limit or Totally Abstain from Alcohol

Obedience Point 10  Be Honest in All Things

Obedience Point 11  Monitor Your Self Control

Obedience Point 12  Bravely Defend the Truth

Obedience Point 13  Monitor the Purity of You Conscience

Obedience Point 14  Act Out What You Say You Believe

Obedience Point 15  Endure to the End

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