15.1 We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. So why is this verse seldom made a central consideration in discussions about the weaker brother? Seems like the "strong" mainly whine about having their freedom restricted by the "legalistic, illogical" weaker nuisances.
15.5 the God of endurance and encouragement...A neat name for God to think about.
15.16 in the priestly service of the gospel of God... An interesting description for a Bible church pastor to reflect on.
15.27 they owe it to them. For... This is a foreign concept to we "pull ourselves up by the bootstraps" Americans. We are probably more a product of other people's input than we realize.
15.33 May the God of peace be with you all. Amen. Of all the names for God Paul could have chosen, he chose peace. It still seems to be the need of the day, corporately and individually.