1:10-16 – For there are a lot of rebels out there, full of loose, confusing and deceiving talk. They’ve got to be shut up.
2:1-6 – Your job is to speak out on the things that make for solid doctrine. We don’t want anyone looking down on God’s Message because of their behavior.
2:7-8 – Show them all this by doing it yourself.
2:11-14 – Salvation is available for everyone.
3:1-2 – Remind the people to respect the government and be law-abiding, always ready to lend a helping hand. No insults, no fights. God’s people should be high hearted and courteous.
3:8-11 – Stay away from mindless, pointless quarreling over genealogies and fine print in the law code.