Sunday, September 15, 2019


Titus 3:1-8
At the Last Supper with His disciples, Christ asked them to regularly recall His sacrifice with the words, "Do this in remembrance of me."  (I Corinthians 11:24) Christ knew the power of memory. Paul leads Titus to reaffirm his faith and conduct by the act of "remembering."
Definition: Memory- The ability of the mind to store and recall past sensationsthoughtsknowledge.
Our memories are formed through associations. Our brains tie the sights, smells, sounds, and our own impressions together into a relationship.
If we don’t guidethe memories we end up with, we get a distortedviewof who we are. We fall victimto them.

I. Remembering Our Pastv.3

Paul says that we were "deceived" and "enslaved."

II. Remembering Our Promisev.1-2

III. Remembering God’s Provisionv.4-6

A good testimony has few “I”statements in it. 
It tells of what Godhas done.

A. God's Motivation"kindness and love"v.4

B. God's Action"He saved us"v.5

C. God's Power"His mercy (grace)"v.5

D. God's Method"Washing of regeneration" v.5
                        "Renewing of the Holy Spirit"v.5

E. God's Gift"Jesus Christ our Savior"v.6

IV. Remembering Our Positionv.7, Romans 8:15-17

Remember who and WHOSEyou are.  We discover the goodness of God in adoption.

V. Remembering Our Participationv.8a 

VI. Remembering Brings Our Profit.  v.8b

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