I. The apostle expresses concern for the Colossians, Col. 2:1-3. II. He repeats it again, Col. 2:5. III. He cautions them against false teachers among the Jews (Col. 2:4, 6, 7), and against the Gentile philosophy, Col. 2:8-12. IV. He represents the privileges of Christians, Col. 2:13-15. And, V. Concludes with a caution against the judaizing teachers, and those who would introduce the worship of angels, Col. 2:16-23.