Understanding the Scriptures
|Wanting (v. 5)||Lacking|
|No striker (v. 7)||Not a contentious person|
|Circumcision (v. 10)||Jewish Christians who still lived according to certain parts of the law of Moses|
|Subvert (v. 11)||Destroy, corrupt|
|Rebuke (v. 13)||Correct, admonish|
|Abominable (v. 16)||Very wicked|
|Sober, soberly (vv. 2, 4, 6, 12)||Moderate, self-controlled|
|Grave (v. 2)||Serious, honorable|
|Temperate (v. 2)||Controlled, restrained|
|Zealous (v. 14)||Enthusiastic|
|Magistrates (v. 1)||Rulers, leaders|
|Washing of regeneration (v. 5)||Baptism by immersion|
|Heretick (v. 10)||Apostate, follower of false doctrine|
Studying the Scriptures
Do the following activity as you study Titus 1–3.
The Impact of True Doctrine
Elder Boyd K. Packer, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, taught:
“True doctrine, understood, changes attitudes and behavior.
“The study of the doctrines of the gospel will improve behavior quicker than a study of behavior will improve behavior” (in Conference Report, Oct. 1986, 20; or Ensign, Nov. 1986, 17).
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