Titus 1:9

Titus 1:9 (ESV)

He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.

Titus 1:9 (KJV)

Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

I find the ESV to be a bit strong while the KJV and other translations indicate a more reasoned approach to convicting someone of the errors in their behavior and beliefs. One who serves as a leader needs to be well grounded in the Scriptures and in their willingness to let the Word of God and the Spirit lead the conversation.

Today's readings in the Psalms:

Morning: Psalm 118

Mid-day: 119:105-112

Evening: Psalm 44

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John Nunnikhoven

John Nunnikhoven is a member of The Fellowship of Ailbe and has begun working toward what, Lord willing, will become a re-awakening of the Church as a body directed into living the Kingdom in the here and now as it awaits the yet to come.

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