1. Prayer as priority: “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people…” (v1)
2. Prayer that paves the way: “…for kings and all who are in high positions…” (v2a)
3. Prayer that pleases God: “This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth” (v3-4)