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Chapter 22

Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day

1 I. Its regulative principle
  A. The general duty of worship revealed by nature
  B. The specific regulation of worship revealed by Scripture
2 II. Its restricted presentation
  A. In regard to its object
  B. In regard to its mediation
3-5 III. Its constituent elements
3-5(a) A. Its ordinary elements

1. The element of prayer


2. Other elements

5(b) B. Its occasional elements

1. Solemn humiliation with fasting


2. Special occasions of thanksgiving

6 IV. Its appropriate locale
  A. Described negatively
  B. Described positively
7-8 V. Its appointed day
7 A. Its institution
  B. Its sanctification

From: Samuel E. Waldron, A Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith, (Evangelical Press, 1989), p. 266-267. Used by permission.

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