Unformatted text preview: pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.” This was easy enough to understand while still being effective. We are to please God rather than ourselves or anyone else here on Earth. It will not pay off to entertain the quarrels of man since doing so will not help us earn God’s grace. I got mixed signals in Titus. It says that men and women, old and young, slaves and masters should all give their obedience and submission to governmental authorities. Yet in the book before this, it says that our one true authority is God. So why should we obey those who are sinners and morally incorrect? What if they ask us to do something that goes against God? Is going against God better than going against both the government and what we are told to do in this letter?...
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- Spring '11
- New Testament, 60 years, Second Epistle to Timothy, points concerned women