The Apostle Paul wrote Titus, so he would know what he was supposed to do in his ministry. It is good for us to know what we should do in our lives today.

Purloining – (The opposite of sanctification – to be set aside) to set back for ones own self, to keep back, to embezzle, to withdraw covertly and appropriate to one’s own use.

Fidelity – faith, assurance, believe. Conviction of the truth of anything, belief; in the NT of a conviction or belief respecting man’s relationship to God and divine things, generally with the included idea of trust and holy fervour born of faith and joined with it

1a) relating to God

1a1) the conviction that God exists and is the creator and ruler of all things, the provider and bestower of eternal salvation through Christ

1b) relating to Christ

1b1) a strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through whom we obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God

1c) the religious beliefs of Christians

1d) belief with the predominate idea of trust (or confidence) whether in God or in Christ, springing from faith in the same

2) fidelity, faithfulness

2a) the character of one who can be relied on