Philippians

Arthur G. Clarke

Part 6 of 15 of the series The Epistles Analysed

INTRODUCTION, I. 1-2. i. Address, 1. ii. Greeting, 2.
1. EXHIBITION OF LOVING CONCERN,   1. 3-26.
PAUL'S SOLICITUDE FOR THE PHILIPPIANS.
i.  Thanksgiving for their Progress, 3-5. ii. Confidence regarding the Philippians, 6-8. Completion of God's
work in them. iii. Prayer for their Perfecting, 9-11.
iv.  Confidence regarding himself, 12-26. Continuation of his work for them.
a. As to his present restraint, 12-18. Christ preached.
b. As to his prospective release, 19-26. Christ magnified.
2. EXHORTATION   TO   WORTHY   CONDUCT,   1. 27-
2.  18. CONFLICT AGAINST ADVERSARIES.
i. Exhortation, 1.27-2.4. 'Stand fast' in Paul's presence or absence. ii. Example, 2. 5-11.
a. Christ in Humiliation, 5-8.
b. Christ in Exaltation, 9-11.
iii. Exhortation, 2. 12-18. 'Work out' in Paul's presence or absence.
3.EXPLANATION FOR SENDING BRETHREN, 2. 19-30. i. Commendation of Timothy, 19-24. ii. Commendation of Epaphroditus, 25-30.
4. EXHORTATION  TO WORTHY CONDUCT,  3.  1-4.  9. CAUTION  AGAINST JUDAIZERS. i. Exhortation, 3. 1-3. ii. Example, 3. 4-14. iii. Exhortation, 3. 15-16. iv. Example, 3. 17-21. v. Exhortation, 4. 1-8.
a. General, 1.
b. Individual, 2-3.
c. General, 4-8.
5.EXHIBITI0N  OF  LOVING  CONCERN,  4.   10-20. PHILIPPIANS'  SOLICITUDE  FOR   PAUL.
CONCLUSION,  4.  21-23. i.  Salutations, 21-22. ii. Benediction, 23.