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 finding a passage for meditation. Sections with a hyperlink link to separate commentary pages.

  • Galatians Chapter 1 
    • Salutation (Gal 1: 1-5) 
    • There Is No Other Gospel (Gal 1: 6-10) 
    • Paul’s Vindication of His Apostleship (Gal 1: 11-24) 
  • Galatians Chapter 2 
    • Paul and the Other Apostles (Gal 2: 1-10) 
    • Paul Rebukes Peter at Antioch (Gal 2: 11-14) 
    • Jews and Gentiles Are Saved by Faith (Gal 2: 15-21) 
  • Galatians Chapter 3 
    • Law or Faith (Gal 3: 1-14) 
    • The Promise to Abraham (Gal 3: 15-18) 
    • The Purpose of the Law (Gal 3: 19-29, Gal 4: 1-7) 
  • Galatians Chapter 4 
    • Paul Reproves the Galatians (Gal 4: 8-20) 
    • The Allegory of Hagar and Sarah (Gal 4: 21-31, Gal 5: 1) 
  • Galatians Chapter 5 
    • The Nature of Christian Freedom (Gal 5: 2-15) 
    • The Works of the Flesh (Gal 5: 16-21) 
    • The Fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5: 22-26) 
  • Galatians Chapter 6 
    • Bear One Another’s Burdens (Gal 6: 1-10) 
    • Final Admonitions and Benediction (Gal 6: 11-18) 
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