Titus 1:1, NIV: Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God’s elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness.
Titus 1:2, NIV: A faith and knowledge resting on the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time.
Psalm 72:12-14, NIV: For he will deliver the needy who cry out, the afflicted who have no one to help. He will take pity on the weak and the needy and save the needy from death. He will rescue them from oppression and violence, for precious is their blood in his sight.
Titus 1:3, NIV: And at his appointed season he brought his word to light through the preaching entrusted to me by the command of God our Savior.
Titus 1:4, NIV: To Titus, my true son in our common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.