Detailed outline of the Book of Philippians

  1. Greetings (1:1–2)
  2. Thanksgiving and Prayer for the Philippians (1:3–11)
  3. Paul’s Personal Circumstances (1:12–26)
  4. Exhortations (1:27—2:18)
    1. Living a Life Worthy of the Gospel (1:27–30)
    2. Following the Servant Attitude of Christ (2:1–18)
  5. Paul’s Associates in the Gospel (2:19–30)
    1. Timothy (2:19–24)
    2. Epaphroditus (2:25–30)
  6. Warnings against Judaizers and Antinomians (3:1—4:1)
    1. Against Judaizers or Legalists (3:1–16)
    2. Against Antinomians or Libertines (3:17—4:1)
  7. Final Exhortations, Thanks and Conclusion (4:2–23)
    1. Exhortations concerning Various Aspects of the Christian Life (4:2–9)
    2. Concluding Testimony and Repeated Thanks (4:10–20)
    3. Final Greetings and Benediction (4:21–23)
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