I am hoping you can give an in-depth explanation of Titus 2: 3-5. Specifically, do these verses apply to women today? As an older woman, do I have a responsibility to teach the younger women? If so, what does that mean? Finally, could you explain what it means to be "busy at home"? Thank you!
“Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God” (Titus 2:3-5).
Those verses of Scripture remain applicable to Christian women. Those words instruct mature Christian women to model the Christian faith to younger Christian women.
Older Christian women are in a position to show younger Christian women how to live as followers of the Lord Jesus Christ. That includes not slandering other people and not being controlled by alcohol (verse three).
Mature Christian women can teach younger Christian women how to carry out their roles as wives and mothers faithfully (verse four).
Older Christian women can give younger Christian women lessons in controlling the sinful nature and executing faithfully their responsibilities in the home (verse five).
By the identification you gave yourself, you do have a responsibility to teach these lessons of Christian living to younger Christian women. Do keep in mind that many of these lessons are caught and not taught. That means that you are teaching these lessons to younger Christian women by your actions and attitude—and not just your words.
So, keep teaching! Keep setting a godly example as you point women and men to Christ (1 Corinthians 11:1).