Paul shows his love and appreciation for his friends and fellow laborers as he closes out his epistle.
We see Paul's heart for missions in this passage.
Paul turns to vital issues. Truth must be held in love, but held at all costs.
Great to treat a brother in the spirit of charity, much better to treat him in the spirit of Christ.
Paul continues the weaker brother argument.
The weak and the strong in faith. How do we maintain unity?
Our responsibilities to citizens of our land, and our responsibilities in view of Christ's second coming.
Paul concludes chapter 12 instructing the believer on how to treat an unbeliever. He begins chapter 13 talking about the role of government in the believers life.
Paul deals with having a right attitude before looking at some spiritual gifts.