Titus 2:2
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American Standard Version
that aged men be temperate, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience:

King James Bible
That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

Darby Bible Translation
that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

World English Bible
that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:

Young's Literal Translation
aged men to be temperate, grave, sober, sound in the faith, in the love, in the endurance;

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Good Works
"Zealous of good works." There are some who hear us preach high doctrine, and constantly declare that we are saved by grace through faith, and that not of ourselves, it is the gift of God, who, therefore, suppose that we cannot preach good works, and that we could not preach a good sermon of exhortation to Christians, to live in holiness. Well, we will not say that we can preach a good sermon, but we will say that we will try and preach one as to that matter that shall be as good as theirs, and as
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856

The Doctrine Adorned
But shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.' (Titus ii. 10.) Those of us who are specially interested in this great work often seek for plans by which the knowledge and enjoyment of a Full Salvation may be extended. I think I have found a good plan for helping the Kingdom forward, and I see it in this little sentence which Paul wrote to Titus: 'That they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things'. When I say that is a plan for
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service

Paul's Last Letter
[This chapter is based on the Second Epistle to Timothy.] From the judgment hall of Caesar, Paul returned to his cell, realizing that he had gained for himself only a brief respite. He knew that his enemies would not rest until they had compassed his death. But he knew also that for a time truth had triumphed. To have proclaimed a crucified and risen Saviour before the vast crowd who had listened to him, was in itself a victory. That day a work had begun which would grow and strengthen, and which
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Just as I Am. L. M.
So let our lips and lives express The holy gospel we profess; So let our works and virtues shine To prove the doctrine all divine. 2 Thus shall we best proclaim abroad The honors of our Savior God; When his salvation reigns within, And grace subdues the power of sin. 3 Religion bears our spirits up, While we expect that blessed hope,-- The bright appearance of the Lord; And faith stands leaning on his word. Isaac Watts, 1709.
Edmund S. Lorenz—The Otterbein Hymnal

Cross References
1 Timothy 1:2
unto Timothy, my true child in faith: Grace, mercy, peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 Timothy 1:10
for fornicators, for abusers of themselves with men, for menstealers, for liars, for false swearers, and if there be any other thing contrary to the sound doctrine;

1 Timothy 1:14
and the grace of our Lord abounded exceedingly with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 3:2
The bishop therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Timothy 5:1
Rebuke not an elder, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brethren:

Titus 1:13
This testimony is true. For which cause reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Philemon 1:9
yet for love's sake I rather beseech, being such a one as Paul the aged, and now a prisoner also of Christ Jesus:

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