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He tells Titus how he should teach all degrees of persons to conduct themselves.

But you, teach the things that are appropriate to wholesome doctrine: that the elder men should be sober, grave, discreet; sound in the faith, in love and in patience. And the elder women likewise: that they should be attired as becomes holiness, and not be false accusers, not given to much drinking, but teachers of good things, to make the young women sober-minded, to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, housewifely, good, and obedient to their own husbands, so that the word of God is not ill-spoken of. Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded.

Above all things, show yourself an example of good works, with uncorrupt doctrine, with gravity, and with the wholesome word that cannot be rebuked, so that he who opposes you may be ashamed, having nothing in you that he may fault.

Exhort the servants to be obedient to their own masters, and to please in all things – not answering back, 10 not stealing, but showing all good faithfulness, so that they do honour to the doctrine of our Saviour God in all things. 11 For the grace of God that brings salvation to all men has appeared, 12 and teaches us that we should deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, and that we should live sober-minded, righteously, and godly in this present world, 13 looking for that blessed hope and glorious appearing of the mighty God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ, 14 who gave himself for us, to redeem us from all unrighteousness, and to make clean for himself an special people, fervently given to good works.

15 These things speak and exhort. And rebuke with all authority. See that no one disrespects you.