Philippians

Book Outline & Menu of Notes

Key & Guide to Notes
Philippians -
The Church of Christ - The Joy of following Him.
1. The Philosophy of Christian Living. Philippians 1
  1. Introduction, 1:1,2
  2. The Bond of Fellowship in the Gospel (1:3-11)
  3. Bonds and Afflictions further the Gospel (1:12-20)
  4. One Bold Purpose, by Life or by Death (1:21-30)
2. The Pattern of Christian Living (Php 2)
  1. A Mind for Others (2:1-4)
  2. The Mind of Christ - Humility (2:5-8)
  3. The Mind of God - Exaltation of Christ (2:9-11)
  4. Examples:
    • Paul - Poured out for Christ (2:12-18)
    • Timothy - Likeminded with Paul (2:19-24)
    • Epaphroditus - Near death for the Work of Christ (2:25-30)
3. The Prize of Christian Living (Php 3)
  1. Past: Prize Discarded (Righteousness by the Law) 3:1-8
  2. Present: Prize...
    • Found (Righteousness by Faith in Christ) 3:9
    • Followed after (the Likeness of Christ)...
      - - Paul's Goal, 3:10-14
      - - The Goal of all true believers, 3:15-19
  3. Future: Prize Realized at Christ's Return (3:20,21)
4. The Peace of Christian Living (Php 4)
  1. Peace with Fellowlabourers (4:1-4)
  2. Peace via Prayer (4:5-7)
  3. Peace via Focus on the Virtues of Christ (4:8,9)
  4. Peace via Confidence in Christ, in all Circumstances (4:10-23)

[Elements in the above outline were adapted from J.V.McGee and the Ryrie Study Bible.]

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