TITUS TEST

Observation Part

1. Why can Paul be confident in the promise of eternal life? (Titus 1:2)

2. For what reasons was Titus left in Crete? (Titus 1:5)

3. What must an elder hold fast? (Titus 1:9)

4. What is one immediate goal Paul has for Titus (Titus 1:11)

5. How can the genuineness of men's profession be tested? (Titus 1:16)

6. What are some of the good works of young Christian women? (Titus 2:5)

7. What does the grace of God teach us to deny? (Titus 2:12)

8. Even as they are busy doing good works, for what should believers look? (Titus 2:13)

9. For what two purposes did Jesus give himself for His people? (Titus 2:14)

10. What may a believer not speak? (Titus 3:2)

11. What kind of works have no value? (Titus 3:5)

12. Of what must a believer be careful? (Titus 3:8)

13. Who condemns a heretic


Objective Part

Circle your choice or write your answer as appropriate.

1.    T    F    Titus was a good example of God's great work among the gentiles.

2.    T    F    Titus faced the same difficulties in his missionary work that Paul did.

3. Good works ...

a) should be done by people to show God they really want to be right with Him so that He would give them grace.

b) are whatever God does.

c) balance out the bad works men do.

3. A faithful proclamation of the gospel ... (choose one or more)

a) is nothing more than the job of accurately bringing Biblical facts.

b) is a dynamic encounter with a holy God.

c) is marked by clever and exciting use of logic and illustrations.

d) is delivered with the authority of God, as if He were appealing to the listeners Himself.

e) includes all parts of the Bible.

f) always goes beyond the historical and moral dimension to the spiritual dimension.

g) must be supported by the example of the preacher.

h) results in many conversions.

4.    T    F    Titus worked among the people of Crete with an authority that was equal to Paul's.

5.    T    F    One of the main messages of Titus 1:15 is that someone with a clean mind will have pure thoughts about what he sees.

6.    T    F    One of the main messages of Titus 1:15 is that someone who is unsaved will not think honorable about anything the Bible teaches.

7. The best way to silence the criticism of men is to ..

a) ignore them.

b) be an example of good works in both doctrine and life.

c) study their criticism in order to give them an answer to which they cannot respond.

d) point out their hypocrisy.

8. Believers are redeemed from the ...

a) penalty of iniquity.

b) power of iniquity.

c) penalty and power of iniquity.

d) presence of iniquity.

9. Men's works of righteousness ...

a) prepare them for salvation.

b) are their small contribution toward their washing of regeneration.

c) must be abandoned in order for them to be saved.

d) are an alternative to pleasing God through mercy.

10.    T    F    Because a believer has the truth, he should confront an argumentative heretic, especially since being quiet would show weakness and be an admission that the heretic is right.

11.    T    F    The best strategy for a Christian in dealing with a heretic is to study his doctrines so he can answer the heretic's derision.

12.    T    F    Unsaved people who are argumentative, not only are wicked in doctrine and life, but also know that they are wicked.

Short answer

Write an answer to ONE of the following questions or requests. The answer must not be longer than one paragraph.

A. Why is the teaching of good works as found in Titus not in conflict to the doctrine of salvation by grace apart from works?

B. When it is not wise to allow a man who does not agree with the salvation plan of the Bible to continue to speak in the congregation? Why?

C. How can good works by Christians be part of their evangelistic effort?

Essay

Write an answer to ONE of the following questions or requests. Limit your Essay to two pages double spaced. Support your statements and conclusions with quotes from the Bible and the analysis of Titus.

Select and quote one verse from the book of Titus that describes the good work of Jesus Christ. Explain.

Select and quote one verse from the book of Titus that describes the good work of the believers. Explain.

Select and quote one verse from Titus the describes the evil works of unbelievers. Explain.

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