Titus 2:3-5 3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. 4 Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, 5 to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.
A Coggle Diagram about Women (Younger WOmen primarily focused on young wives (passage assumes a culture in which most younger women will be married) being 1. good wives and 2. behaving a manner that does not bring the gospel into disrepute (focus on outsiders), *Older Women* and WAR ROOM.
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Know the areas where you are weak and petition God to give you the wisdom to bring about these changes in your life.
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), (Overarching Theme. GOOD WORKS, motivated by the GRACE OF GOD, in the HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE,), Historical Context- HISTORICAL SETTING Who- Titus and the Churches in Crete, Why- Young church, needed structure, What- Criteria for elders, encouragement to behave in a manner worthy of the gospel, Where- Small island in the mediterranean, several towns , several house churches, When, early 60s AD, after Paul's 1st imprisonment and How and LITERARY CONTEXT