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Church, The Kingdom Outpost: LIFEgroup Questions for Titus 1

If you had to describe the character of a "really good guy", what character traits would you use?

If you had to describe the character of a "really bad guy", what character traits would you use?

Read Paul's recommended character traits for elders in Titus 1:6-9. Using these verses as a guide, as a group make a list of positive character virtues we should all be pursuing in our lives. (the items in the list may be loosely tied to the character traits in the verses.)

Have a few people each choose one of the traits and give an example of how they've seen someone live out that virtue.

Read Paul's description of the "bad guys" in Titust 1:10-12. Have a few people each choose one of the traits and give an example of how they've seen someone behave in that manner.

How can we avoid being like this group of people?

Have each person in the group choose one of the "good traits" they would like to develop more thoroughly in their life. Have them talk about what steps they'd like to take to develop this virtue.

Spend some time praying for each other. As many who are willing can agree to pray specifically for one other person as they work on developing new virtues in their life.

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