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Outline: The First Letter to Timothy

1 Timothy Chapter 1 Salutation (1 Tm 1: 1-2) Warning against False Teachers (1 Tm 1: 3-11) Gratitude for Mercy (1 Tm 1: 12-20) 1 Timothy Chapter 2 Instructions concerning Prayer (1 Tm 2: 1-15) 1 Timothy Chapter 3 Qualifications of Bishops (1 Tm 3: 1-7) Qualifications of Deacons (1 Tm 3: 8-13) The Mystery of…

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Outline: The Second Letter to the Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians Chapter 1 Salutation (2 Thes 1: 1-2) Thanksgiving (2 Thes 1: 3-4) The Judgment at Christ’s Coming (2 Thes 1: 5-12) 2 Thessalonians Chapter 2 The Man of Lawlessness (2 Thes 2: 1-12) Chosen for Salvation (2 Thes 2: 13-17) 2 Thessalonians Chapter 3 Request for Prayer (2 Thes 3: 1-5) Warning against Idleness (2 Thes 3: 6-15) Final Greetings and Benediction (2 Thes 3: 16-18)

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Outline: The First Letter to the Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians Chapter 1  Salutation (1 Thes 1: 1)  The Thessalonians’ Faith and Example (1 Thes 1: 2-10)  1 Thessalonians Chapter 2  Paul’s Ministry in Thessalonica (1 Thes 2: 1-16)  Paul’s Desire to Visit the Thessalonians Again (1 Thes 2: 17-20, 1 Thes 3: 1-5)  1 Thessalonians Chapter 3  Timothy’s Encouraging Report (1 Thes 3: 6-13)  1 Thessalonians Chapter 4  A Life Pleasing to God (1 Thes 4: 1-12)  The…

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Outline: The Letter to the Colossians

Colossians Chapter 1 Salutation (Col 1: 1-2) Paul Thanks God for the Colossians (Col 1: 3-14) The Supremacy of Christ (Col 1: 15-23) Paul’s Interest in the Colossians (Col 1: 24-29, Col 2: 1-5) Colossians Chapter 2 Fullness of Life in Christ (Col 2: 6-19) Warnings against False Teachers (Col 2: 20-23) Colossians Chapter 3 The…

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Outline: The Letter to the Philippians

Philippians Chapter 1 Salutation  (Phil 1: 1-2) Paul’s Prayer for the Philippians (Phil 1: 3-11) Paul’s Present Circumstances (Phil 1: 12-30) Philippians Chapter 2 Imitating Christ’s Humility (Phil 2: 1-11) Shining as Lights in the World (Phil 2: 12-18) Timothy and Epaphroditus (Phil 2: 19-30) Philippians Chapter 3 Breaking with the Past (Phil 3: 1-11) Pressing toward…

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Outline: The Letter to the Ephesians

Ephesians Chapter 1 Salutation (Eph 1: 1-2)  Spiritual Blessings in Christ (Eph 1: 3-14)  Paul’s Prayer (Eph 1: 15-23)  Ephesians Chapter 2 From Death to Life (Eph 2: 1-10)  One in Christ (Eph 2: 11-22)  Ephesians Chapter 3 Paul’s Ministry to the Gentiles (Eph 3: 1-13)  Prayer for the Readers (Eph 3: 14-21)  Ephesians Chapter 4 Unity…

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Outline: The Letter to the Galatians

The following outline was derived from the Didache Bible (RSV-2CE translation) and Biblia Clerus (which includes introductions to each book and the RSV translation). The NABRE translation, complete with introductions, can be found at the USCCB website here. Verse numbers have been added to the section headings to assist in…

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Outline: The Second Letter to the Corinthians

2 Corinthians Chapter 1 Salutation (2 Cor 1: 1-2)  Paul’s Thanksgiving after Affliction (2 Cor 1: 3-11)  The Postponement of Paul’s Visit (2 Cor 1: 12-24, 2 Cor 2: 1-4)  2 Corinthians Chapter 2 Forgiveness for the Offender (2 Cor 2: 5-11)  Paul’s Anxiety in Troas (2 Cor 2: 12-17)  2 Corinthians Chapter 3…

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Outline: The First Letter to the Corinthians

1 Corinthians Chapter 1 Salutation (1 Cor 1: 1-9)  Divisions in the Church (1 Cor 1: 10-17)  Christ the Power and Wisdom of God (1 Cor 1: 18-31)  1 Corinthians Chapter 2 Proclaiming Christ Crucified (1 Cor 2: 1-5)  The True Wisdom of God (1 Cor 2: 6-16)  1 Corinthians Chapter 3 On Divisions…

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Outline: The Letter to the Romans

Romans Chapter 1 Salutation (Rom 1: 1-7)  Prayer of Thanksgiving (Rom 1: 8-15)  The Power of the Gospel (Rom 1: 16-17)  The Guilt of Humankind (Rom 1: 18-32)  Romans Chapter 2 The Righteous Judgment of God (Rom 2: 1-16)  The Jews and the Law (Rom 2: 17-29, Rom 3: 1-8)  Romans Chapter 3 None Is…

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