Titus 1:11-16

11 They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach. 12 One of the Cretans,[i] a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”[j] 13 This testimony is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith, 14 not devoting themselves to Jewish myths and the commands of people who turn away from the truth. 15 To the pure, all things are pure, but to the defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their minds and their consciences are defiled. 16 They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good work.

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One response to “Titus 1:11-16

  1. Then, and now, people tend to cloud religion with myths, false truths, and false teachings. These falsehoods are designed to allow them to pursue religion and standards rather than allowing truth to change them and allow truth to confront their shortcomings. It is easier for me to be legalistic with others than it is for me to sit under the light of truth and allow my sin and selfishness to be exposed to light.

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