When we study this idea of the older-in-the-faith godly, Titus 2 woman we are describing a woman who has chosen to learn from God how to live her life day-by-day and step-by-step in way that pleases God. Women energized by grace are useful to God.

Titus 2 describes how God works in the life of a believer. When we were saved and the gospel of grace began in our lives, the evidence is seen in the sanctification process. Grace always teaches genuine believers how to say no to sin in any form. When God gets to pick the curriculum for His Church, what does He choose to be taught? He lays down godly character qualities he wants in women.

This article is just one part of a series entitled Energized by Grace and is available free for download or print.  


Dr. John S. Barnett has been teaching the Word of God for over thirty years. For five years he served as Associate Pastor to Dr. John MacArthur at Grace Community Church (Sun Valley, CA) and was also a professor there at The Master’s Seminary and College. After serving in California and Rhode Island, John is presently pastoring and teaching the vibrant assembly of saints at Tulsa Bible Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. John shares his life with Bonnie, his beloved wife, and their eight children.