1 Thessalonians chapter 1

1Th 1:1-4. The Thessalonians are given to understand both how mindful of them Saint Paul was at all time in thanksgiving, and prayer;
1Th 1:5-10. and also how well he was persuaded of the truth and sincerity of their faith and conversion to God.

1 Thessalonians chapter 2

1Th 2:1-17. In what manner the gospel was brought and preached to the Thessalonians, and in what sort also they received it.
1Th 2:18-20. A reason is rendered both why Paul was so long absent from them, and also why he was so desirous to see them.

1 Thessalonians chapter 3

1Th 3:1-9. Saint Paul testifies his great love to the Thessalonians, partly by sending Timothy unto them to strengthen and comfort them; partly by rejoicing in their well-doing;
1Th 3:10-13. and partly by praying for them, and desiring a safe coming unto them.

1 Thessalonians chapter 4

1Th 4:1-5. He exhorts them to go forward in all manner of godliness;
1Th 4:6-8. to live holily and justly;
1Th 4:9-10. to love one another;
1Th 4:11-12. and quietly to follow their own business;
1Th 4:13-16. and last of all, to sorrow moderately for the dead.
1Th 4:17-18. And unto this last exhortation is annexed a brief description of the resurrection, and second coming of Christ to judgment.

1 Thessalonians chapter 5

1Th 5:1-15. He proceeds in the former description of Christ’s coming to judgment;
1Th 5:16-22. and gives divers precepts;
1Th 5:23-28. and so concludes the epistle.