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1:1 Paulos, a servant of Elohim (אֱלֹהִים), and a Shliach of Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) Mashiach, according to the emunah of the Bechirei Elohim (אֱלֹהִים), and the acknowledging of the truth which is after chasidut toward Elohim (אֱלֹהִים);
1:2 In hope of Chayyei Olam (everlasting life), which Elohim (אֱלֹהִים), that cannot lie, promised before Yamim HaOlam (days of eternity);
1:3 But has in due times manifested His Word through proclaiming, which is committed to me according to the commandment of Elohim (אֱלֹהִים) Moshieynu;
1:4 To Titos, [mine] own son after the common faith:
Grace, mercy, [and] shalom, from Elohim (אֱלֹהִים) ha AVI and Adonay Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) Mashiach Moshieynu.
1:5 The reason I left you in Krete was that you might straighten out what was left unfinished and appoint elders in every town, as I directed you.
1:6 If any be unreprovable, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
1:7 For an overseer must be blameless, as the steward of Elohim (אֱלֹהִים); not self-pleasing, not quick tempered, not given to wine, not greedy, not given to filthy gain;
1:8 But a practice of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, Set apart, temperate;
1:9 Holding fast the trustworthy word which is in accordance has been taught, so that he may be able both to exhort in sound teaching and both to exhort and to rebuke those who contradict it.
1:10 For there are many rebellious people, full of meaningless talk and deception, especially those of the Brit Milah group.
1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy gain's sake.
1:12 One of themselves, [even] a Navi of their own, said, "The Cretians (Kres) [are] alway liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."
1:13 This eidut emet (True testimony). Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
1:14 Not giving heed to Jewish aggadot, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
1:15 to the pure all things [are] pure: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving [is] nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
1:16 They profess that they know Elohim (אֱלֹהִים); but in works they deny [him], being abominable, and disobedient, and reprobate to every good work.
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HaShiach Rav Sha'ul - Paulos
Audience: Titos, a trusted Ger Toshav companion of Paulos
Date: About AD 63 – 65
Theme: Paulos writes to instruct Titos concerning the care of the Assembly on the island of Krete.
Titos, (a common Roman name, meaning honourable) was a ethnic Greek, Died around 96 or 107 AD Gortyn, Crete, apparently from Antioch, who is said to have studied Greek philosophy and poetry in his early years. The letters of Titos, addressed by Shaul to one of his most reliable helpers, deals mainly with conditions in the Assemblies located on the island of Krete.. This Patoral letters lists the qualification of elders, Stresses sound teaching, states the ethical obligations of elderly men and women, young men and women, and servants, and warns against false teaching. Titos was a Ger Toshav companion to Rav Sha'ul, who was not compel for Brit Milah or circumcison read more about what happen in Galates 2:3 But not even Titos who was with me, although he was a Greek nationality Ger Toshav, was compelled to undergo b'rit-milah.
A gentile is one who without Hashem without Mashiach and stranger to covenant of Yisrael, however once he or she has trusted in Hashem of Avraham, Yitzachak and Yaakov and have receive salvation of Messiah Yeshua have been grafted into the house of Yisrael (Romaios 11;17-24) , he or she is no longer call gentile but Ger Toshav (G_d fearing non-Jew). Rav Sha'ul as shaliach exhorts the Ger Toshav believers in the trust and knowledge of truth which lead to chasisdic or trust-grounded obedience Ger Tzedek.
1:1-4 Eternal Life in the Outlook
1:5-9 appointed Elders.
1:10-16 Evil-doers to Oppose, rebute and admonished
1:3 The Commandment of HaShem
1:4 The Communion with HaShem
2:10 The Character of the Set apart ones
2:13 The Coming of the Mashiach
3:4 The Conversion of the Set apart ones
3:6 The Completion of the Set apart ones
Jewish fables, Jewish mythology is a body of stories that explains or symbolizes Jewish beliefs.
Aggadah ( Aramaic אגדה: tales, lore; pl. Aggadot ) refers to the homiletic and non-legalistic texts in classical rabbinic literature - particularly as recorded in the Talmud and Midrash. Other terms for this body of teachings are Aggadata (אגדתא) lit.“the” aggada, and the Hebrew
Crete (Greek: Κρήτη, transliteration Krētē, Κρήτη modern transliteration Kriti) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea at 8,336 km² (3,219 square miles).