THE BOOK OF EPHESIANS
Alternate Outlines

J. Deering, AncientPath.net


EPHESIANS outlines

1. Where the Church is set forth Idealy. Introduction 1:1-2

  1. The Calling of the Church 1:3-3:21
    1. The Method 1:3-23
    2. The Material 2:1-22
    3. The Mystery 3:1-21
  2. The Conduct of the Church 4:1-6:9
    1. The Preservation of Unity -4:1-16
    2. The Promotion of Righteousness 4:17-5:21
    3. The Perpetuation of Harmony 5:22-6:9
  3. The Conflict of the Church 6:10-20
    1. The Appeal 6:10
    2. The Adversary 6:11-12
    3. The Armor 6:13-17
    4. The Attitude 6:18-20
  4. Conclusion 6:21-24

2. Encouragement to a Worthy Walk.

  1. A Revealing of God's Blessing - What you have 1:1-2:22
    1. Items of Blessing 1:1-1:14
    2. Instructions and Encouragements 1:15-2:4
    3. Items of Blessing 2:5-6
    4. Instructions and Encouragements 2:7-22
  2. An Instruction in Theology - Why you have it 3:1-21
    1. Introduction to the "Mystery" 3:1-3
    2. The "Mystery" Itself 3:6
    3. Paul's Ministry 3:7-19
    4. The Benediction 3:20-21
  3. An Entreaty to Walk Worthy - How You Respond 4:1-24
    1. Instructions in Righteousness 4:1-19
    2. Last Words 4:20-22
    3. Benediction 4:23-24

KEY VERSE 3:16-19

3. Following the NASB Chapters and Paragraphs

Chapter 1
            1:1-2         Paul's Introduction of himself and the Ephesian church
            1:3-14       Chosen and Sealed - Part I
            1:15-23    Chosen and Sealed - Part It

Chapter 2
            2:1-10      Saved by Grace
            2:11-22   United in One Body

Chapter 3
            3:1-13     Equal in the body (the Mystery), Part I
            3:14-19   Equal in the body (the Mystery), Part II
            3:20-21   Equal in the body (the Mystery), Part III

Chapter 4
            4:1-12     In Relation to Other Believers and Spiritual Gifts, Part I
            4:13-16   In Relation to Other Believers and Spiritual Gifts, Part Il
            4:17-24   In Relation to the Former Life, Part I
            4:25-32   In Relation to the Former Life, Part H

Chapter 5
            5:1-14     In Relation to Evil
            5:15-21  In Relation to the Holy Spirit
            5:22-33  In Relation to Home Life, Part I

Chapter 6
            6:1-4       In Relation to Home. Life, Part 11
            6:5-9       In Relation to Slaves and Masters
            6:10-20 The Protection for Believers
            6:21-22   Concluding Words, Part I
            6:23-24   Concluding Words, Part II


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