Titus Bible Study Resources

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Titus Bible Study Resources

Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study both Paul’s epistle to Titus.

Jump to: Background; ** Maps; ** Key Words; ** Encyclopedias; ** Commentaries; ** Articles; ** GotQuestions ** Next **

Titus Basics

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Who was Paul?
  • Date: 62-64 AD, just before 2 Timothy.
  • Paul had just left Crete and left Titus behind at the church in Crete.
  • Key Theme: doing good deeds: Tit 1:8; Tit 1:16; Tit 2:3; Tit 2:7; Tit 2:14; Tit 3:1; Tit 3:8; Tit 3:14.

Genre: Understanding Epistles

Section 1: Background

Background & Outlines

Titus NASB Study Text

Titus ESV Study Text

Map of NT Churches

Chronology of Paul

Paul’s use of the Old Testament

Blue Letter Bible: Chronology of Acts/Epistles

Bible Atlas: Crete

Bible Atlas: Nicopolis (Titus 3:12)

Ray C. Stedman: Overview of the Book

Blue Letter Bible:  Titus

John MacArthur: Author, Date, Background – Titus

Biblehub: Titus

Titus: Truth and Proof – Ray Stedman

NIV: Introduction to Titus

ESV: Introduction to Titus

ESV: The Global Message of Titus

Titus Introduction – John MacArthur

Analysis of Titus – James Van Dine

Titus – Notes and Outlines – J Vernon McGee

Titus: Introduction, Argument, and Outline – Daniel Wallace

Titus introduction – Charles Swindoll

Key to Titus – William Orr

Titus – Myer Pearlman

Synthetic Bible Studies – Titus – James Gray

Section 2: Maps



Paul’s Conversion and Early Ministry– Holman Bible Atlas

Paul’s 1st Journey – Bible-History.com

1st Missionary Journey of Paul– Holman Bible Atlas

Paul’s 2nd Journey – Bible-History.com

2nd Missionary Journey of Paul– Holman Bible Atlas

Paul’s 3rd Journey – Bible-History.com

3rd Missionary Journey of Paul– Holman Bible Atlas

Paul’s Journeys– Holman Bible Atlas

Paul’s Arrest and Imprisonment– Holman Bible Atlas

Paul’s Voyage to Rome– Holman Bible Atlas

Pentecost and the Jewish Diaspora– Holman Bible Atlas

Apostles’ Journeys – Bible-History.com


Israel in New Testament Times – Bible-History.com

New Testament Jerusalem – Bible-History.com

Herod the Great’s Kingdom – Bible-History.com

Herod’s Kingdom Divided – Bible-History.com

The Kingdom of Herod Agrippa I – Holman Bible Atlas

The Kingdom of Agrippa II– Holman Bible Atlas

Expansion of the Early Church in Palestine– Holman Bible Atlas

Section 3: Key Words

Key Words in Titus

Occurrences are based on New American Standard Text. “4x/3v” means the word appears 4 times in 3 verses. “3x” means the word appears 3 times in 3 verses.

savior (6x) – Strong’s G4990 in Tit 1:3; Tit 1:4; Tit 2 :10; Tit 2:13; Tit 3:4; Tit 3:6

faith (6x) – Strong’s G4102 in Tit 1:1; Tit 1:4; Tit 1:13; Tit 2:2; Tit 2:10; Tit 3:15;

faithful (1x) – Strong’s G4013 in Tit 1:9

grace (4X) – Strong’s G5465 in Tit 1:4; Tit 2:11; Tit 3:7; Tit 3:15

sound (4x) – Strong’s G5198 in Tit 1:9; Tit 1:13; Tit 2:1; Tit 2:2; Tit 2:8.

doctrine (4x) – Strong’s G1319 in Tit 1:9; Tit 2:1; Tit 2:7; Tit 2:10

good deed(s)good (6x/5V) Strong’s G18 in 1:16; G2570 in Tit 2:7;  Tit 2:14; Tit 3:8; Tit 3:14

good deed(s)deed (9X/8V) – Strong’s G2041 in Tit 1:16; 2:7;  Tit 2:14; Tit 3:1; Tit 3:5; Tit 3:8; Tit 3:14; G458 in Tit 2:14 (singular)

Section 5: Commentaries

Commentaries & Study Bibles

Top 5 Commentaries on Pastoral Epistles (1&2 Timothy, Titus) – Ligonier.org

Best Commentaries on Pastoral Epistles – Tim Challies

Commentary Reviews: Pastoral Epistles

Calvin’s Commentary on the Bible: Titus

Albert Barnes Notes on the Whole Bible:  Titus

Alfords Exegetical Commentary: Titus

Matthew Henry’s Complete Commentary on the Bible: Titus

Geneva Study Bible: Titus

Reformation Study Bible Notes: Titus

Precept Austin Commentaries & Sermons: Titus

Section 4: Encyclopedias

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias


Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary: Paul the Apostle

Bridgeway Bible Dictionary: Paul

Easton’s Bible Dictionary: Paul

Fausset Bible Dictionary: Paul

Holman Bible Dictionary: Paul

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Paul the Apostle

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Paul

Morrish Bible Dictionary: Paul

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Paul, the Apostle

McClintock and Strong: Paul

The Nuttall Encyclopedia: Paul

The Jewish Encyclopedia:


Holman Bible Dictionary: Titus

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Titus

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Titus

McClintock and Strong: Titus

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Titus

Titus in 2 Corinthians: 2:13; 7:6; 7:13-14; 8:6; 8:16; 8:23; 12:18

Titus in rest of New Testament: Galatians 2:1-3; 2 Timothy 4:10; Titus 1:4


Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary: Titus, Theology of

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Timothy & Titus, Epistles to

Holman Bible Dictionary: Titus, Epistle to

McClintock and Strong: Titus, Epistle to

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Titus, Epistles to

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Pastoral Epistles

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Titus, Epistle to

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica: The Epistle to Titus

Easton’s Bible Dictionary: Titus, Epistle to

Fausset Bible Dictionary: Titus, the Epistle to

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Titus, Epistle to

Morrish Bible Dictionary: Titus, Epistle to

Smith Bible Dictionary: Titus, Epistle to

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Titus, Epistle to

McClintock and Strong: Titus, Epistle To.


Holman Bible Dictionary: Crete

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Crete, Cretans

McClintock and Strong: Crete Map

McClintock and Strong: Crete

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Crete

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Crete


Holman Bible Dictionary: Tychicus

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Tychicus

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Tychicus

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Tychicus

Tychicus in NT: Acts 20:4, Ephesians 6:21; Colossians 4:7; 2 Timothy 4:12; Titus 3:12


Holman Bible Dictionary: Apollos

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Apollos

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Apollos

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Apollos

Apollos in 1 Corinthians: 1:12, 3:4-6, 3:22, 4:6, 16:12

Apollos in rest of New Testament:  Acts 18:24; Acts 19:1; Titus 3:13


Holman Bible Dictionary: Artemas

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Artemas

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Aretmas

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Aretmas

Artemas in New Testament:  Titus 3:12

Zenas the lawyer

Holman Bible Dictionary: Zenas

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Zenas

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Zenas

Kitto’s Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature: Zenas

Zenas in New Testament:  Titus 3:13

Section 6: Articles


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Section 7: Got Questions


Book of Titus

What should we learn from the life of Titus?

Questions about Titus

What are the Pastoral Epistles?

What is the Christian’s hope?

What are the qualifications of elders and deacons?

Can women serve as elders in the church?

What does it mean to be above reproach / blameless?

Can an unmarried man be a deacon or elder?

What is the blessed hope?

Why is sound doctrine so important?

How important is Christian conduct to how the unbelieving world sees Christ?

The Foolish Controversies of Titus 3

What is regeneration according to the Bible?

Section 8: Next

Next: Philemon

Previous: 2 Timothy

Series: Resources by Book

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