Mon. 4/30/12: Titus 1:1 – 2 (NKJV) What is faith of the elect?
Paul, a bondservant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s elect and the acknowledgment of the truth which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began
What is faith of the elect? Chosen by God (election) before time began for our faith in Christ.
Tue. 5/1/12: Titus 3:4 – 5 (NKJV) What is mercy?
But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of
regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit
What is mercy? We do not get what we deserve to get –separation from God in the lake of fire for eternity.
Wed. 5/2/12: Titus 3: 6 – 7 (NKJV) What is justification?
(the Holy Spirit)whom He poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior, that having been justified by His grace we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
What is justification? Justification is an accounting term – all debts paid: just-as-if-we-had-no-sin.
Thu. 5/3/12: Titus 2:11 – 12 (NKJV) What is grace?
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age
What is grace? We get what we do not deserve to get – salvation and eternal life with God.
Fri. 5/4/12: Titus 2: 13 – 14 (NKJV) What is redemption?
looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.
What is redemption? Redemption is release from the penalty, power, and presence of sin.