April 30, 2023

Doctrine and Devotion: An Overview of Titus

Preacher: Stephen Conley Series: Titus: Doctrine and Devotion Topic: Book Overviews Scripture: Titus 1:1–4

The Author of Titus

  • The human author of this book is the Apostle Paul, who also penned 13 letters of the New Testament.
  • Paul was redeemed by God’s grace and became a missionary for the Gospel’s sake.


The Audience of Titus

  • Paul wrote the book to a pastor named Titus, whom he left to establish churches on the island of Crete.
  • It was most likely written between A.D. 62-64, just before his eventual martyrdom.
  • While it is written to a pastor, it is written for the church.


The Aim of Titus

  • Titus can be divided up into two components: Doctrine and Devotion
  • This book demonstrates the seamless connection between healthy doctrine and holy behavior.
  • This works itself out in a healthy church with Godly leadership.

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