- Chapter 1
- Christ brings immortality and eternal life through the gospel—Be strong in the faith.
- Chapter 2
- Christ gives eternal glory to the elect—Shun contention and seek godliness.
- Chapter 3
- Paul describes the apostasy and perilous times of the last days—The scriptures guide man to salvation.
- Chapter 4
- Paul gives a solemn charge to preach the gospel in a day of apostasy—Paul and all Saints are assured of exaltation.