Galatians

Extended Outline

 

 

  1. Introduction (1:1-9)
    1. Salutation (1:1-5)
    2. Denunciation (1:6-9)

     

  2. Personal: Authentication of the Apostle of Liberty and Faith (1:10-2:21)
    1. Paul's Gospel Was Received by Special Revelation (1:10-12)
    2. Paul's Gospel Was Independent of the Jerusalem Apostles
    3. and the Judean Churches (1:13-2:21)

      1. Evidenced by his early activities as a Christian (1:13-17)
      2. Evidenced by his first post-Christian visit to Jerusalem (1:18-24)
      3. Evidenced by his visit to Jerusalem 14 years later (2:1-10)
      4. Evidenced by his rebuke of Peter at Antioch (2:11-21)

     

  3. Doctrinal: Justification of the Doctrine of Liberty and Faith (chapters. 3-4)
    1. The Galatians' Experience of the Gospel (3:1-5)
    2. The Experience of Abraham (3:6-9)
    3. The Curse of the Law (3:10-14)
    4. The Priority of the Promise (3:15-18)
    5. The Purpose of the Law (3:19-25)
    6. Sons, Not Slaves (3:26-4:11)
    7. Appeal to Enter into Freedom from Law (4:12-20)
    8. The Allegory of Hagar and Sarah (4:21-31)

     

  4. Practical: Practice of the Life of Liberty and Faith (5:1-6:10)
    1. Exhortation to Freedom (5:1-12)
    2. Life by the Spirit, Not by the Flesh (5:13-26)
    3. Call for Mutual Help (6:1-10)

     

  5. Conclusion (6:11-18)

 

 

 

Galatians

Basic Outline

 

 

Personal Section (Chapters 1 & 2)

 

 

Doctrinal Section (Chapters 3 & 4)

 

 

Practical Section (Chapters 5 & 6)