3.8 = This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these
things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God may
be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for
3.4-7 = But when the kindness of God our Savior and
His love for mankind appeared, He saved us, not on the basis of
deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the
washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out
among us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, that being justified by faith
we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Instructions for appointing elders and rebuking rebels.