Titus 3:4-7 4 But “when God our savior’s kindness and love appeared, 5 he saved us because of his mercy, not because of righteous things we had done. He did it through the washing of new birth and the renewing by the Holy Spirit, 6 which God poured out upon us generously through Jesus Christ our savior. 7 So, since we have been made righteous by his grace, we can inherit the hope for eternal life.” (CEB)
[Scripture taken from the Common English Bible®, CEB® Copyright © 2010, 2011 by Common English Bible.™ Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.]
Re-working Titus 3:4-7
In goodness and loving kindness Yeshua brought the saving revelation that God is at work within us as a hunger for transformation, calling us through the waters of our own baptism and renewing us spiritually. The spirit within us is the same spirit that was within Yeshua, opening us to the messianic dynamic, an interior process that urges us toward wholeness. That inner road to wholeness is the path of eternal life, here and now. What a rich heritage!