I. Concerning patience in temptations, and the origin of these, chapter 1.
II. Concerning respect of persons in preferring the rich, and the demonstration of faith in works, chapter 2.
III. Concerning restraint of the tongue, and an honest and quiet conversation, chapter 3.
IV. Concerning the cause of fights, obedience, mourning, detraction, and opportunity for good works, chapter 4.
V. Concerning the calamities of the rich, patience, veracity, and charity toward the sick and the erring, chapter 5.