This closing doxology of Romans reminds us of the gospel's authority and our need to be built up according to it Rom. 16:25-27
We must guard our unity, since the devil seeks to cause division
The example of church life in Rome was a virtual bee-hive of fellowship, suggesting the joyful unity of the faith
Paul's intenerate ministry was of and for the Body of Christ.
Understanding and celebrating ministry.
Welcome one another for building up, according to the example of Christ and the Old Testament prophecies
We should care for one another's consciences in order to build one another up 14:13-23
We should receive one another for the sake of fellowship in the body of Christ and leave judgment of secondary things to the Lord.
Our love for one another must be defined by the Word and motivated by the expectation of Christ’s return.
Believers see the authority of God even through flawed human agencies--13:1-7