I. A testimony of Paul’s love for the Philippians, the advantage of his bonds, and an exhortation to holy conversation, chapter 1.
II. An exhortation to unity and humility, salvation to be worked out in fear and trembling, and shared joy, chapter 2.
III. A warning concerning seducers, and direction to pursue the righteousness of faith, perfection, and a conversation worthy of heavenly citizenship, chapter 3.
IV. An exhortation to concord, and the consolation and commendation of beneficence, chapter 4.