Paul focus upon, in this final chapter, the need for the people to become responsible for their own welfare and the way to discipline those who have ignored the Lord’s command.
1. Prayer for the preaching of the gospel (1-5)
2. Withdrawing from those who are disorderly (6-9)
3. Especially for those who will not work (10-12)
4. Summation concerning church discipline (13-15)
5. Concluding Remarks (16-18)