Date 85-90 AD
Hospitality and support for traveling Christian teachers
The ministry of Gaius and his generous love
The self-centered ministry of Diotrephes who rejected the truth and pursued power.
To commend Gaius
To instruct and encourage Gaiusí support to the men John sent to rebuke Diotrephes
To give instruction for Demetrius
To inform Gaius of Johnís plans to visit and deal with Diotrephes