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Gospel-Driven Godliness and Church Leadership, Part 7

Gospel-Driven Godliness and Church Leadership

Part 7

 

March 17, 2013

 

Text: Titus 1:5-16

 

Introduction/Review:

 

A.         Appoint godly leadership in the church (1:6-9)

 

B.         Oppose ungodly leadership in the Church (1:10-16)

 

I.          The Characteristics of False Teachers

 

A.         False teachers are insubordinate. v. 10

 

B.         False teachers are empty talkers. v. 10

 

C.         False teachers are deceivers. v. 10

 

Lesson:

 

D.         False teachers are destructive. v. 11

 

E.         False teachers are greedy. v. 11

 

F.         False teachers are a reflection of fallen culture. vv. 12-13a

 

Reflection:

"The overwhelming glory of God, revealed in the gospel, is the glory of His grace. It is not just the transcendent power, wisdom and righteousness of God that demand our worship, but, above all, His love and mercy,” (Edmund Clowney, The Church, pp. 119-120).

 

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