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1:1  Paul, a servant of God, and an Apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s Elect and the acknowledging of the Truth which is according to godliness;
1:2  in the hope of eternal life - which God, Who cannot lie, has promised since before the world began.
1:3  But he has revealed His word in due time through preaching, which is committed to me according to the commandment of God our Savior,
1:4  To Titus, my natural son according to the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ our Savior.
1:5  For this reason I left you in Crete, so that you would continue to organize the things which remain, and would ordain elders in every city, as I directed you
1:6  (if any are blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children who are not accused of wastefulness or disobedient).
1:7  For an overseer must be blameless, as God’s steward, not willful, not angry, not given to wine, not a brawler, not greedy;
1:8  but hospitable, one who loves goodness, wise, righteous, holy, temperate,
1:9  holding fast the faithful word according to doctrine, so that he may also be able to encourage with sound doctrine and convince those who speak against it.
1:10  For there are many disobedient and empty talkers, and deceivers of minds (mainly those of the circumcision)
1:11  whose mouths must be stopped; who subvert whole houses, teaching things they ought not for the sake of dishonest gain.
1:12  One of them (one of their own Prophets) said, “The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”
1:13  This witness is true! Therefore, rebuke them sharply, so that they may be sound in the faith
1:14  and not holding onto Jewish fables and commandments of men which turn away from the Truth.
1:15  To the pure, are all things pure. But, to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure. But even their minds and consciences are defiled.
1:16  They profess that they know God, but by works they deny Him and are abominable and disobedient and worthless as to every good work.