After the inscription (1 Tim. 1:1, 2) we have, I. The charge given to Timothy, 1 Tim. 1:3, 4. II. The true end of the law (1 Tim. 1:5-11), where he shows that it is entirely agreeable to the gospel. III. He mentions his own call to be an apostle, for which he expresses his thankfulness, 1 Tim. 1:12-16. IV. His doxology, 1 Tim. 1:17. V. A renewal of the charge to Timothy, 1 Tim. 1:18. And of Hymenaeus and Alexander, 1 Tim. 1:19, 20.