Colossians Outline

The following is my outline for the book of Colossians.

  1. Opening 1:1-8
    1. Salutation 1:1-2
    2. Encouragement 1:3-8
  2. Instruction 1:9-2:23 (Doctrine)
    1. Affirmative Instruction
      1. Prayer 1:9-14
      2. Jesus is Preeminent 1:15-23
      3. Christ-like Ministry 1:24-29
    2. Corrective Instruction 2:1-23
      1. Paul’s Conflict 2:1-3
      2. Paul’s Warning 2:4-23
        1. Persuasive Words
        2. Philosophy
        3. Legalism
        4. Gnosticism
        5. Asceticism
  3. Christ-Centered Walk 3:1-4:6 (Duty)
    1. Seek 3:1-4
    2. Put Off 3:5-11
    3. Put On 3:12-17
    4. Relationships 3:18-4:1
    5. Exhortation 4:2-6
  4. Closing 4:7-18
    1. Brothers 4:7-14
    2. Final Greeting 4:15-18

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