2 Corinthians outline

The book of 2 Corinthians easily breaks down into 3 sections with the first section making up more than half of the book.  The three sections all center around Paul: Paul’s actions, Paul’s appeal, and Paul’s authority.

Paul’s Actions – 2 Corinthians 1-7

Thanksgiving – 2 Corinthians 1:3-11

Paul’s integrity and motives – 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:4

Forgiveness – 2 Corinthians 2:5-11

Ministers of the New Covenant – 2 Corinthians 2:12-3:6

Glory of the New Covenant – 2 Corinthians 3:7-18

Treasures in Jars of Clay – 2 Corinthians 4

Looking forward to Heaven – 2 Corinthians 5:1-10

Ministry of Reconciliation – 2 Corinthians 5:11-6:10

Do no be yoked to unbelievers – 2 Corinthians 6:11-18

Paul’s joy in Titus – 2 Corinthians 7

Paul’s appeal – 2 Corinthians 8-9

Generosity encouraged – 2 Corinthians 8:1-15

Titus to Corinth – 2 Corinthians 8:16-9:5

Results of generous giving – 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Paul’s authority – 2 Corinthians 10-13

Paul’s defense of his authority – 2 Corinthians 10

Paul forced into foolish boasting – 2 Corinthians 11-12

Final warning – 2 Corinthians 13

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