Paul, a bondservant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of Godís elect and the acknowledgment of the truth which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began, but has in due time manifested His word through preaching, which was committed to me according to the commandment of God our Savior;

Titus 1:1-3   (NKJV)