The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians

 

I.   Epistolary and salutation.  1:1,2

II.   Reports and messages by Epaphras.  1:3-8

III.   Paul's solicitude for the Colossians, and prayer that they might acknowledge the mystery.  1:9 to 2:7

IV.   Doctrinal correction for failure as to Ephesian truth.  Having died with Christ.  2:8-23

IV.   Doctrinal correction for failure as to Ephesian truth.  Having risen with Christ.  3:1 to 4:1

III.   Paul's solicitude for them, and their prayers asked concerning his preaching the mystery.  4:2-6

II.   Reports and messages by Tychicus and Onesimus.  4:7-9

I.   Epistolary and Salutation.  4:10-18