Sermon Bible Study Guides

in Titus

Titus 2:1-6 - 20th February 2022

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Titus 2:1-6
  2. What is being contrasted by the "But"? (verse 10)
  3. What command(s) do you see in this passage
  4. Which groups of people are mentioned in the text?
  5. Compare and contrast the instructions for each of these groups.

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. What does it mean, "teach what accords with sound doctrine."?
    1. What is "sound doctrine"?
    2. What "accords with sound doctrine"?
  2. What does the repeated phrase "to be" communicate?
  3. What role should older women play in the church? (verses 3-5)
  4. What does it mean "that the word of God may not be reviled."? (verse 5b)
  5. How does this connect to the gospel? (Look to the surrounding context, how does one become these things?)

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. Which group do you fit into? How can you live out these characteristics? What gospel hope is there for these fruits to be produced in our lives?
    1. Confess ways you fall short of this and repent.
  2. What kind of community does this describe? How can we apply this to our lives together at Covenant Hope?
  3. Pray in light of this passage and about any applications you have made.
  4. Sing all or part of the song Not In Me to God and to one another.