TITUS - Week 6: Thy Mercy, My God
Week 6: Thy Mercy, My God
- From Sunday’ssermon, what did you find either most encouraging or most challenging?
- Read Titus 3:1-8.What is the role of human government and our responsibility to those in civil authority? (See also Romans 13:1-7, 1 Peter 2:13-15) What are the borders of its authority and the limits our obedience?
- Paul moved from ourresponsibility toward government to our relationship with every person in the community (3:2). How should we relate to unbelievers in general?
- From Paul’s description in verse 3, whatbest describes your life before you were saved: foolish, deceived, enslaved, malicious, envious, or hateful?
- Before God saved you, did you feelunloved (Hosea 1:6), alienated (Colossians 1:21), blind (Matthew 23:26), lost(Luke 19:10), rebellious (1 Timothy 1:9), hopeless (Ephesians 2:12), guilty (James 2:10), or dead (Ephesians 2:1)?
- How does taking time toremember your past help you to better appreciate the difference Jesus has made in your life?
- According to verses 4-7,how did God save us?
- Whatattributes of God moved Him to save you?
- What have you done todeserve the blessing promised to you in Christ? How does this motivate you to good works, including telling everyone about God’s grace?
- “Thy mercy, my God, is the theme of my song, the joy of my heart and the boast of my tongue.”How will you make sure this is true of you today, and tomorrow?