Sermon Notes 2023 05 21 AM

May 21, 2023 AM
Paul Gotthardt
(#12 in series)

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Equipped: Mentoring and Womanhood


Titus 2:3-5


Big Truth: Mentoring does not have to be __ to be __.


Based on this text, what can we learn about biblical mentoring and the call to maturity in Christ?


1) Biblical mentoring begins by __ the right behaviors. (v. 3)


If you’re looking for someone to mentor you, what should you look for?

  • __ in their behavior
  • Not a malicious gossip
  • Not __ to much wine
  • Teaching what is good


2) Biblical mentoring requires __ believers to share what is true and __ believers to receive what is shared. (vv. 4-5a)


There are three main characteristics that will keep a lot of mentors from engaging with a person: an __ spirit, an __ attitude, and an __ to act.


Older women are to train the younger women to have a sound mind, self-control, and a sensible attitude about…

  • Loving their __
  • Loving their children
  • Being __
  • Being pure
  • Being __ at home
  • Being kind
  • Being __ to their own husbands


3) Biblical mentoring is grounded in a __ higher than personal growth. (v. 5b)


According to this text, we strive for maturity and mentor others so that…

  • “The word of God will not be dishonored” (v. 5)
  • “The opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us” (v. 8)
  • “They will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect” (v. 10)