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2nd Corinthians    
   I.  Salutations and thanksgiving  1:1-11
  II.  Consolation: comfort in ministry  1:12-7:16
       A.  Paul's conduct  1:12-2:11
           1.  Paul's explanation for not returning  1:12-2:5
           2.  Paul's instruction concerning the disciplined
               person  2:6-11
       B.  The character of Paul's ministry 2:12-6:10
           1.  Triumph in ministry  2:12-17
           2.  Credentials for ministry  3:1-3
           3.  Privilege of the ministry  3:4-18
           4.  Honesty in ministry  4:1-6
           5.  Pressures in the ministry  4:7-15
           6.  Discouragement in the ministry  4:16-5:10
           7.  Motivations for ministry  5:11-21
           8.  Conduct in ministry  6:1-10
       C.  Appeal to the Corinthians  6:11-7:4
           1.  Appeal for sympathy  6:11-13
           2.  Appeal to be separated to the Lord  6:14-7:1
           3.  Second appeal for sympathy  7:2-4
       D.  Comfort in ministry  7:5-16
           1.  Obedience of the believer  7:5-12
           2.  Love of the believers  7:13-16
 III.  The collection: the ministry of giving  8:1-9:15
       A.  Arrangements for the collection  8:1-14
       B.  Arguments for the collection  9:1-15
  IV.  Correction: vindication of Paul's ministry  10:1-13:10 
       A.  Paul's position  10:1- 12:10
           1.  Paul's authority  10:1-18
           2.  Paul's boast about support  11:1-15
           3.  Paul's boast about service  11:16-33
           4.  Paul's boast about weakness  12:1-10
       B.  Paul's purpose  12:11-13:10
           1.  Paul's ambition: his service  12:11-18
           2.  Paul's aim: the Corinthians' edification  12:19-13:10  
   V.  Personal greetings, admonition, and closing  13:1-14             



  
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