Title: The Catalyst – How to Influence Others to Influence
Series: Transformed to Influence
Text: Titus 3:1-8
The church together as a whole is called to make an impact on the world. How can we disciple one another to be salt and light?
When it comes to influencing the world, more is more. In your opinion, what are the advantages of influencing others to be active influencers?
Note that Paul uses the verb “to be” five times in Titus 3:1-2. He is stressing not a set of behaviours, but a set of attitudes. How can living out these good attitudes allow Christians to influence the world?
God’s people need constant reminders to be good. Why do you think this is so? What are some of the attitudes that we tend to forget? What do you think is at the core of our struggle to be good?
In Titus 3:8, Paul reminds Titus to stress “these things” to the church. “These things” refers to how we have been saved by Christ from a life of disobedience (vv3-7). Paul further says that Titus is to stress these things so that the believers will devote themselves to doing what is good (v8). How does God’s grace motivate believers to be the kind of people who are devoted to doing good?
How can we remind one another to be good?
What are some attitudes you would like your lifegroup to remind you about?