1 Timothy

Detailed outline of 1 Timothy

Greetings (1:1–2) Warning against False Teachers (1:3–11) The Nature of the Heresy (1:3–7) The Purpose of the Law (1:8–11) The Lord’s Grace to Paul (1:12–17) The Purpose of Paul’s Instructions to Timothy (1:18–20) Instructions concerning Church Administration (chs. 2–3) Public Worship (ch. 2) Prayer in public worship (2:1–8) Women in public worship (2:9–15) Qualifications for Church Officers (3:1–13) Overseers (3:1–7) Deacons (3:8–13) Purpose of These Instructions (3:14–16) Instructions concerning False Teaching (ch. 4) False Teaching Described (4:1–5) Methods of Dealing with It Explained (4:6–16) Instructions concerning Different Groups in the Church (5:1—6:2) The Older and Younger (5:1–2) Widows (5:3–16) Elders (5:17–25) Slaves (6:1–2) Miscellaneous Matters (6:3–19) False Teachers (6:3–5) Love of Money (6:6–10) Charge to Timothy (6:11–16) The Rich (6:17–19) Concluding Appeal and Benediction