Sound Doctrine for Young Men

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Titus 2:6-8

Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.

In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

We are not exactly sure of when Titus was born, or how old he was when he traveled with Paul as an interpreter and fellow missionary. He was a gentile, born in Greece, and Paul sent him on several journeys by himself, so Paul trusted him to carry out the peaching of the gospel and sharing the truths of – be sober minded!

This idea of being sober, or sober minded has caught my attention. To all three groups of people, he gives this instruction – be sober. Today, we really only think of it in…

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