Marks of a Spiritually Healthy Church Part 2

Titus 2:1-15

 

Main Idea: You testify to the power of the gospel in your life when you live according to the truth of the word of God in your relationships.

 

Note: Clear biblical teaching is to be boldly proclaimed by godly leaders in the church. 2:15

 

  • A spiritually healthy church faithfully proclaims clear biblical teaching that is based on the grace of God. 2:1,11-14

 

  • Because of the grace of God we have been offered the free gift of salvation in Christ. 2:11

 

  • Because of the grace of God we are able to say no to sin in order to live a life of purity. 2:12, 14

 

  • Because of the grace of God we are able to look forward to the blessed hope of Christ’s return. 2:13

 

Examples of testifying to the power of the gospel in your life…

 

  • When an older man lives a life worthy of respect he testifies to the power of the gospel in his life. Titus 2:2

 

  • When an older woman lives a life of reverence and teaches the truth to younger women she testifies to the power of the gospel in her life. 2:3

 

  • When a younger woman lives a life of loving sacrifice to please her husband and children she testifies to the power of the gospel in her life. 2:4-5

 

  • When a younger man lives a life of integrity in his relationships he testifies to the power of the gospel in his life. 2:6-8

 

  • When someone who lives under the authority of another is trustworthy in their behavior they testify to the power of the gospel in their lives. 2:9-10

 

Application:  Do your words and actions reveal the power and truth of the gospel to those around you?