II. Outline

II. Outline

  1. Greetings (1:1-2)
  2. Thanksgiving and Prayer (1:3-12)
    1. Thanksgiving (1:3-4)
    2. God's Righteous Judgment (1:5-10)
    3. Prayer (1:11-12)
  3. The Day of the Lord and the Man of Lawlessness (2:1-12)
    1. The Rise of the Man of Lawlessness (2:1-4)
    2. The Fall of the Man of Lawlessness (2:5-12)
  4. Thanksgiving and Prayers (2:13-3:5)
    1. Thanksgiving (2:13-15)
    2. First Prayer (2:16-17)
    3. Prayer Request (3:1-4)
    4. Second Prayer (3:5)
  5. Exhortations (3:6-15)
    1. On Idleness (3:6-13)
    2. On Discipline (3:14-15)
  6. Final Greetings (3:16-18)
    1. Third Prayer (3:16)
    2. Closing Greetings (3:17-18)