- Titus was written by Paul to his co-worker in ministry Titus who was serving on the island of Crete.
- It was written some time after Paul was released from the house arrest that’s described at the end of Acts but before his final Roman imprisonment.
- c. 63-65
- Paul was released from incarceration in Rome and resumed his traveling ministry. At some point he traveled to Crete with Titus to plant churches there.
- Paul left Titus behind to finish establishing the churches on Crete and writes instructions to him for this task.
- Titus is usually categorized as one of the “pastoral epistles” because Paul is giving pastoral advice to Titus.
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