V. Outline

V. Outline

  1. Epistolary Greeting (1:1-2)
  2. The Resources for Growth in Grace (1:3-11)
  3. The Basis for Growth in Grace (1:12-2:22)
    1. The Prophetic Word Fulfilled by Jesus (1:12-21)
    2. The Perverted Word Condemned by God (2:1-22)
  4. The Necessity of Growth in Grace (3:1-17)
    1. The Certainty of the Lord's Coming (3:1-7)
    2. The “Timing” of the Lord's Coming (3:8-10)
    3. The Responsibilities in View of the Lord's Coming (3:11-17)
  5. Final Exhortation: Grow in Grace (3:18)