Ephesians: Outline of Contents

I. Address (1:1–2)

II. The church as a fellowship of the redeemed (1:3–3:21)

A. Praise of God (1:3–14)

B. Intercession (1:15–23)

C. Life from death (2:1–10)

D. Jew and gentile reconciled (2:11–22)

E. Paul’s ministry in revelation (3:1–13)

F. Renewed intercession (3:14–21)

III. Life among the redeemed (4:1–6:20)

A. Unity and diversity in service (4:1–16)

B. The old life and the new (4:17–24)

C. Christians in their communities (4:25–5:14)

D. How Christians should live together (5:15–6:9)

E. The Christian’s armor (6:10–20)

IV. Closing greetings (6:21–24)

Courtesy of HarperCollins Bible Dictionary, ed. Mark Allan Powell (New York: HarperCollins, 2011), 244.