1 Thessalonians

Detailed outline of 1 Thessalonians

The Thanksgiving for the Thessalonians (ch. 1) The Grounds for the Thanksgiving (1:1–4) The Genuineness of the Grounds (1:5–10) The Defense of the Apostolic Actions and Absence (chs. 2–3) The Defense of the Apostolic Actions (2:1–16) The Defense of the Apostolic Absence (2:17—3:10) The Prayer (3:11–13) The Exhortations to the Thessalonians (4:1—5:22) Primarily concerning Personal Life (4:1–12) Concerning the Coming of Christ (4:13—5:11) Primarily concerning Church Life (5:12–22) The Concluding Prayer, Greetings and Benediction (5:23–28)